Director of Finance

City of Yorkton

Company :  City of Yorkton
Location :  Yorkton, SK, Canada
Job Type :  Full-time
Job Status :  Permanent

Job Summary

Are you looking for a great place to work that offers a manageable work-life balance?

Then the City of Yorkton is the place for you!

Yorkton is a growing city of 20,000 in East Central Saskatchewan and is the retail and service centre for more than 200,000 people. No matter what you are, looking for the City of Yorkton offers a multitude of entertainment, shopping, indoor and outdoor recreational facilities to meet your needs in all four seasons. Additionally there are excellent Educational and Healthcare services, as well as a flourishing artistic and cultural scene.

Responsibilities and Duties

The successful candidate must possess an extensive knowledge of accounting practices and procedures, as well as strong computer, communication, and organizational skills.

As the Director of Finance, you will be responsible for (but not limited to):

  • Control City Funds, Investments, Collections and disbursements as well as Cash forecasting, financial projects and long range capital planning
  • Lead the preparation of Annual Financial Statements for all City business / funds and the public accounts document
  • Coordinate preparation and compile annual budget estimates in conjunction with Department Heads and City Manager
  • Attend Council meetings to provide information regarding issues that have financial considerations
  • Present Operating and Capital budgets to Council along with necessary background information including financial analysis on various components
  • Lead the development, maintenance and implementation of a corporate IT plan
  • Identify and assign resources to deliver departmental business plans
  • Provide information to the public concerning all areas of finance and ensure staff are up to date on pertinent issues

Qualifications and Skills


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a finance managerial position
  • CPA designation or significant related experience & proficiency
  • Knowledge and ability to interpret legislation, agreements/leases and processes
  • Knowledge of accounting and principals governing the public sector
  • Possess and maintain RCMP security clearance
  • Excellent interdepartmental relation

The City of Yorkton offers a competitive compensation package, which includes Benefits and Pension

Interested applicants are invited to apply online at This competition closes January 12th, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Yorkton, SK

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • Finance: 5 years
  • Accounting: 5 years
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