The Municipality of Yarmouth is currently looking for a Deputy Director of Finance to join our team. With the impending retirement of the Director of Finance, the Municipality is launching its succession plan to recruit a dynamic accounting professional who will become part of the senior leadership team.

Why work for the Municipality? We offer:
➢Team environment
➢Competitive wages
➢Comprehensive health benefits coverage
➢Generous pension plan with company matching component
➢Opportunities for growth and development in your career
➢A commitment to a safe, diverse and inclusive workplace

About the opportunity: The Municipality of the District of Yarmouth is looking for an experienced professional to fill the role of Deputy Director of Finance. During the transition period, this position will be responsible for assisting with preparation and monitoring of yearly budget and overall management of financial policies and procedures. In addition, the Deputy Director of Finance will also be responsible to create and implement a new program identifying, securing, and managing funding opportunities for municipal priorities/initiatives.

The intention is that the incumbent in this position will transition to the full-time permanent position of Director of Finance in the fall of 2025.

Salary range for this position is $75,585 – 114,127

About you:
The ideal candidate will hold a valid accounting designation and a working knowledge of accounting software, database software, data analysis software and spreadsheet software. 3-5 years’ experience in a municipal setting, or equivalent experience in the private sector would be an asset. This position also requires demonstrated excellence in speaking, writing and presenting as well as strong project management skills. Experience mentoring, coaching and supervising staff is also essential.

The Municipality of Yarmouth is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in our workplace and in our hiring practices. We offer equal employment opportunities based on qualifications and performance, free from discrimination. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please let us know.

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