Supervisor, Accounting and Budget

The City of Cornwall is a progressive community of 47,000 people situated on the banks of the St. Lawrence River in Eastern Ontario. Cornwall boasts a modern economy led by forward thinkers and offers an extensive array of urban amenities, making it an excellent place for a career and raising a family.

The Supervisor, Accounting and Budget will be a professional member of our management team. Our ideal candidate will possess progressive leadership abilities including strong interpersonal skills to foster positive relationships, inclusive decision making and a passion for developing others within a dynamic, energetic service organization.

The City is seeking a dynamic individual to fill the role of Supervisor, Accounting and Budget. Reporting to the Manager, Financial Services and Deputy Treasurer and supervising the Accounting team, you will be responsible for providing accounting support and financial direction to City departments. The successful candidate will maintain accurate financial records, complete monthly financial statements for departmental managers, and quarterly financial statements to Council, prepare and compile year-end audit working papers, and respond to auditor inquiries. Another key responsibility is the preparation of the annual taxation and water/wastewater budgets, including, staff budget training, corporate salary planning, property tax analysis, corporate budget review, and preparation of final documents/presentations to Council.

Equally important will be your comprehensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, practices, provincial legislation, and tax laws, as well as be responsible for the maintenance and control of the accounting systems and processes for the department. Rounding out your background will be excellent organizational, communication, analytical, report writing, and advanced level computer skills (MS Office: spreadsheet, word processing, presentation software).  Municipal experience, a CPA designation, and bilingualism will be considered as assets.

As an ideal candidate, you will have a University degree or college diploma in business, commerce, accounting or finance and a minimum of five (5) years accounting experience, three (3) years in a supervisory capacity.

The City of Cornwall offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. The starting salary range for this position is $90,086.

The deadline for submissions is December 12, 2022

To apply, fill out the application form online quoting File: 22-186 Supervisor, Accounting and Budget

The Corporation of The City of Cornwall is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.  Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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