Employment Opportunity: Assistant-Treasurer

NATURE AND CHARACTERISTICS OF THE POSITION

Reporting to the Treasurer, the Assistant-Treasurer is responsible for the planning, elaboration and the  implementation of the procedures for the management of the financial resources; he is responsible for the conciliation of the evaluation roll and he recommends the annual taxation rates and the tariffs for the public services.

THE MAIN DUTIES OF THE ASSISTANT-TREASURER ARE

  1. Plans, elaborates and implements the financial resources procedures with respect to the general accounting norms and procedures;
  2. Prepares studies and analysis in order to ensure the control on budget preparation and management (operations and fixed capital assets, etc);
  3. Prepares the loan by-laws and coordinates with the Town Clerk for its follow-up until final approval;
  4. Produces the long term interest and payments report and ensures the follow-up;
  5. Updates the Town's assets and liabilities report;
  6. Calculates and registers the Town's assets amortisation with respect to the established accounting procedures;
  7. Reconciles the fixed capital assets projects and financing;
  8. Reconciles the benefits (social advantages) and payroll accounts;
  9. Prepares the quarterly financial forecasts and budget reports;
  10. Prepares the cost-benefit analysis in order to determine the return and opportunity cost of various projects and on request by the Town;
  11. Prepares the analysis and the reports related to the municipal activities in order to determine the fixed and variable costs; recommends the appropriate measures to be taken for optimizing the productivity;
  12. Elaborates and implements the expense control procedures; analyses and identifies the causes between the financial forecasts and the results; advises the managers, if needed, on the corrective actions to be taken;
  13. Communicates the financial management policies and procedures and ensures their conformity;
  14. Participates in the preparation of the Town's budget;
  15. Recommends to the Treasurer the required taxation rates in order to maintain the Town's financial balance;
  16. Distributes, verifies and approves the work performed by staff under his supervision;
  17. Ensures the timely delivery of quality client service to the community by the Finance employees;
  18. To assist the Director General in coordinating the counter staff in dealing with the public in an efficient and effective manner;
  19. Performs all other related duties.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • A Bachelor degree from a recognized university infinance or other relevant field;
  • Member of a professional order such as c.a., c.m.a. or c.g.a.;
  • Four years of relevant work experience among which,two in a coordination position requesting the management of human resources.

PROFILE AND REQUIRED QUALITIES

  • Excellent knowledge of the applicable laws and regulations;
  • Fully bilingual (spoken and written French and English).

ABILITIES ANDAPTITUDES

  • Analytical and inquisitive spirit;
  • Detail oriented;
  • Ability to read and to interpret administrative and technical documents;
  • Customer service oriented and a proven track record in quality client service;
  • Show tact and courtesy.

REMUNERATION : according to the Compensation Policy for the Hampstead Management Personnel.

Please send in your application before 4:30 p.m. on October 14, 2011 by
E-mail : rh@hampstead.qc.ca
Or by Fax : (514) 369-8229

c/o Simona Sonnenwirth
Human Resources Department