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The Town of Innisfail fosters a healthy work environment and acknowledges that all employees have the right to be treated with respect in the workplace. Our commitment to a safe workplace is supported by the Town’s Occupational
Health and Safety (OH & S) Policy and is reflected in the Town’s values of “Spirit. Prosperity. Respect.
Trust. Credibility. Participation.”

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Executive Assistant

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of the Town of Innisfail (Town), you will provide administrative support to the CAO and leadership team, and to the Mayor and Town Council, to ensure maximum efficiency and effectiveness. Your knowledge of the functioning of a municipality and your familiarity with legislation, regulations and town policies and procedures, along with your high degree of professionalism, tact, initiative, and judgement will ensure your success in this role.

Your Key Responsibilities Will Include:

• Act as first contact for everyone wishing to speak with the Mayor and Council and respond to standard inquiries on their behalf.
• Schedule and coordinate meetings with multiple parties, ensuring all details are handled.
• Manage Council and CAO calendars and provide reminders.
• Draft routine correspondence and arrange for signatures and approvals of documents.
• Provide support to various meetings including recording minutes for Council meetings, public hearings, and other Town committees.
• Plan and organize Council and Town events.
• Coordinate and book travel, conferences, and other events.
• Provide backup support to Town administrative roles as required.
• Undertake special projects in the Town’s interest.

You Have:

• A recognized diploma in Office Administration.
• Minimum 4 years of related experience supporting senior leaders, preferably in a municipal government environment.
• Exceptional communication skills – both written and verbal, including experience drafting correspondence, presentations, and reports.
• Extensive experience in a wide range of administrative skills including calendar management, travel coordination and taking minutes.
• Demonstrated a high level of professionalism, tact, and confidentiality.
• Expert proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Adobe Acrobat Pro and SharePoint.
• Experience and/or training in records management would be considered an asset.

The Town of Innisfail offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package. Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resumes in confidence by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 5, 2021, to:

Town of Innisfail
Attention: Angèle Mullins – HR Consultant
4943 53 Street, Innisfail, Alberta, T4G 1A1
Email: angele.mullins@activatehr.ca

Thank you for your application and interest in the Town of Innisfail.
Please note you will only be contacted if you are selected for an interview for this position.

Finance Manager

As Finance Manager, you will work closely with the Director of Corporate Services to supervise the financial services team and ensure accurate and timely delivery of all general accounting and financial reporting activities for the Town.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Successfully lead the financial services team to deliver customer-service oriented administration of taxation and assessment, accounting, utilities, and reception services.
  • Complete responsibility for day-to-day function of the town’s financial systems, including review and integrity of all data entry and reports generated by the system.
  • Assistance with operating and capital budget preparation, including aiding departments in submissions and providing direction to the process.
  • Providing support for monthly forecasting, quarterly and year end processes, preparation of financial statements, audit management and all other financial requirements.
  • Ensuring all government reporting is completed accurately and on time.
  • Administration of grants, franchise fee agreements, and corporate insurance.
  • Support and monitoring of the Town’s procurement policy.
  • Participation in the Town’s health and safety program

Requirements:

  • CPA designation or near completion preferred; consideration may be given to candidates with extensive municipal finance experience.
  • Minimum 5 years progressive experience in a municipal finance team, including time in a leadership role.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional computer skills including in depth experience with accounting software; experience with Diamond software is considered an asset.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to interpret, implement and adhere to organizational policies and procedures.
  • Understanding and familiarity with applicable legislation including MGA, FOIP and GAAP.
  • Strong customer service orientation, providing excellent service to all stakeholders.

The Town of Innisfail offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package.  Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resumes in confidence by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 19, 2021, to:

Town of Innisfail
Attention: Angèle Mullins – HR Consultant
4943 53 Street, Innisfail, Alberta, T4G 1A1
Email: angele.mullins@activatehr.ca

We thank you for your application and interest in the Town of Innisfail. Please note only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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