TREASURER - Township of Ignace

June 25, 2020




The Township of Ignace has a population of 1,250 and is strategically located along the TransCanada Highway and the Canadian Pacific Railway. The Township is approximately 250 km northwest of Thunder Bay, 110 km southeast of Dryden, and 450 km east of Winnipeg.
Ignace is situated in the heart of Ontario’s “Sunset Country”, and is the starting point of Ontario’s most northerly highway, Highway 599, which provides access to a number of municipalities and a large number of First Nation communities and access to the Ring of Fire, a mineral-rich area in northern Ontario.
The Township is preparing for future economic opportunities associated with potential access to the ‘Ring of Fire’ and the Township is a candidate for a deep geologic repository for used nuclear fuel. These projects have the potential to increase the Township’s population and develop the Ignace economy considerably.
The Opportunity
Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Treasurer has overall responsibility for the management of the Municipality's financial affairs while providing financial leadership to Council and the Corporation to ensure long-term financial sustainability.
Key Responsibilities
 Coordinating and administering all financial affairs in accordance with by-laws, policies and plans established by Council and legislation while attending and participating in Management, Council, and Committee meetings and providing leadership/mentoring a Tax/Payroll Clerk, Accounts Clerk and Clerk-Typist.
 Managing day-to-day operations of the Treasury Department, providing strong leadership in accounting, financial analysis, budgeting, financial reporting, property taxation, asset management, reserve fund management, borrowing and credit management and optimization.
 Coordinating the preparation of an annual budget for presentation to Council, and providing insight and communications to inform and enhance the financial literacy of Council members, staff, and residents.
 CPA designation and a University degree in Commerce, Accounting, Business or a related field and five to seven years of municipal/public sector financial management experience.
 Thorough knowledge of financial, accounting, auditing, public sector accounting and procurement practices, applicable legislation/regulatory standards, asset management, investment and debt management, long range planning, provincial grant processes, property taxation, payroll, banking, insurance, budgets and local government functions and responsibilities.
 Proven ability to define and solve complex financial and business problems requiring quantitative, qualitative and process analysis to assist in the management of financial information to the CAO/Clerk, Department Heads and Council.
 Able to establish effective working relationships with other employees, elected officials, and residents.


To express interest in this exciting opportunity, please forward your cover letter and resume to:

Patrick Rowan, Partner Feldman Daxon Partners
Tel.: 416-515-7600 x254

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