MUNICIPALITY OF THE DISTRICT OF BARRINGTON
DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
The Municipality of the District of Barrington is seeking an experienced and dynamic Director of Finance who will be instrumental in assisting the Municipality develop and achieve long term financial goals, while overseeing the current financial position.
Located in the most southern part of Nova Scotia, the Municipality of the District of Barrington is known as the Lobster Capital of Canada, and is home to some of the most beautiful coastline in Canada. The Municipality of the District of Barrington is a rural municipality that covers 631km2 , and is home to approximately 7000 year round residents.
The Director of Finance will report to the Chief Administrative Officer and is accountable for the day-to-day financial reporting and controls, accounting and treasury functions, payroll and purchasing, and in collaboration with the CAO preparing and delivering the budget. The Director will also be required to work closely with senior staff and council to provide timely advice and recommendations as it relates to financial needs, policies, and procedures relating to finances.
The Director of Finance will have minimum qualifications that will include a university degree/ diploma in Local Government Studies, Accounting or Business Administration or an allied field, together with a minimum of 3 to 5 years experience in accounting positions, preferably in a municipal environment. An accounting designation would be preferred, although experience and other education mentioned will be considered.
A copy of the Job Description may be requested through the contact below, or found on the Municipality’s website www.barringtonmunicipality.com .
The competition will remain open until successfully filled.
Please send your resume along to Chief Administrative Officer Rob Frost, with three professional references, in confidence, using one of the following options.
2. By fax to (902) 637-2075
3. Or by mail to:
P.O. Box 100
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