Director of Finance and Human Resources

Director of Finance and Human Resources

Effective Date:          March 2023
Department:             Administration
Accountable to:       Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Supervision of:        City Hall Staff


Act as a key Senior Management team member for the City of Flin Flon. Working directly with the CAO this position will strive to ensure the integrity and implementation of accounting internal control systems and human resources structures in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations and municipal policies and procedures.


Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.
Municipal Administration Certificate or Diploma from a Manitoba or other recognized Canadian University or College (or a willingness to acquire).
Comparable academic qualifications and coursework in business, finance, or other public administration.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in a Municipal setting or another related role.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in HR management and development, experience in a unionized environment would be an asset.
A suitable combination of education and experience may be considered.

Key Responsibilities

Human Resource Management (50%), Finance (30%) Assistant CAO (20%)
Coordinate and carry out the human resource management functions of the organization.
Recommend and update HR policies and procedures, and coordinate with workplace health and safety to show compliance with all employment laws.
Manage onboarding and termination processes in all departments.
Manage staff performance reviews and ensure reviews are carried out in each department
Maintain a transparent financial infrastructure including budget and audit processes.
Oversee all accounting functions including banking processes, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory, payroll, cash receipts and general ledger.
Manage, prepare and present the City budget, including supporting all departments in their budgeting process.
Manage integration and implementation of Payworks payroll system and oversee payroll inputs.
Manage the responsibilities of the CAO in the CAO’s absence.
Attend regular Council meetings, Finance Committee meetings and other meetings as required.
Work in partnership with the CAO to achieve best practices in Municipal business, including the smooth running of operations to meet strategic goals.

Measurable Skills

Proficient human resource and finance capabilities and experience.
Working knowledge of municipal software and Microsoft Office and Payworks.
Thorough knowledge of applicable legislation, acts, statutes and regulations.
Ability to work under pressure.
Highly developed organizational and interpersonal skills.
High degree of confidentiality.

How to Apply

Apply in writing and submit a complete resume, educational background, qualifications and references. Applications will be received until the position is filled, please address application to:             Lyn Brown, CAO,                                                                             e-mail:
The City of Flin Flon                                                                       fax: 1-204-681-7530
20 First Avenue, FLIN FLON, Manitoba
R8A 0T7