Director of Finance/Treasurer

Director of Finance/Treasurer
Township of Lake of Bays
Post Date: October 8, 2021
Apply Before: November 5, 2021

Job Description

The Township

The Township of Lake of Bays is in the northeast corner of Ontario’s “Cottage Country”, adjacent to world renowned Algonquin Park. Lake of Bays, being a part of Muskoka has traditionally been one of Ontario’s premier destinations for family vacations and summer cottages. The Township encompasses four unique and inviting communities of Baysville, Dorset, Dwight, and Hillside.


Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director of Finance/Treasurer plays a critical role in driving the overall financial strategy and stewardship of the Township. The Director of Finance/Treasurer provides innovative leadership and fosters financial literacy throughout the Township, while advancing investment and alternative revenue initiatives and refining financial models to guide in long term planning.

Position Responsibilities

  • Perform the statutory duties of Municipal Treasurer under the Municipal Act.
  • Provide leadership and day-to-day supervision of direct reports in the Finance Department.
  • Prepare long-term plans and strategies for the financial management of the municipality, with a view to maintaining its financial stability and integrity of the Township, while balancing its identified needs for service and infrastructure and the priorities of Council.
  • Leads the annual operating and capital budget process including preliminary guidelines, reports, preparation of required documents, and data analysis for presentation to the CAO and Council. Prepares, develops, and provides budgetary and financial support to other Township departments.

Skills and Qualifications

  • A University degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce, or equivalent is required.
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) or Certified General Accountant (CGA) designation and full membership in the corresponding professional association.
  • Proven work experience (5+ years) of practical and demonstrated relevant experience, including significant leadership experience in municipal government.

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and requirements please review the job description by clicking here.

Salary: $108,405 – $126,818 plus a comprehensive benefit package
Closing Date: Friday, November 5th, 2021

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume to:

Township of Lake of Bays
Nicole Tye, Human Resources Department
1012 Dwight Beach Rd.
Dwight, ON P0A 1H0
Fax: 705-635-2132

The Township of Lake of Bays is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to meeting its obligations under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require disability-related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please advise the Human Resources Department as soon as possible.

In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the information gathered will be used solely for the purpose of job selection. We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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