Town of Torbay Director of Finance (Maternity Leave Replacement) Temporary in Torbay, NL

Town of Torbay

Branch Torbay NL CA

Director of Finance (Maternity Leave Replacement)
Torbay, NL

As a member of the Senior Management Team, the Director contributes to the effective management of the Town, assisting with the development of longer-term…

About Torbay

The beautiful Town of Torbay is a vibrant community with over 7,899 residents on the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland and Labrador. Torbay is home to over 150 businesses, three schools, and numerous community groups. Situated right on the Atlantic Ocean, Torbay offers breathtaking views in a scenic, rural setting. Conveniently bordering the capital City of St. John’s, all urban amenities, including major retail centres and an international airport, are within a few minutes’ drive.

The Position

The Director of Finance is accountable to provide leadership and direction for the Finance Department of the Town of Torbay. The Director is responsible for the administrative management of all financial activities; preparation and management of the Town’s operating and capital budgets; preparation of financial reports and audit controls; budget forecasting; coordination, administration and oversight of computer programs and systems; and supervision of department staff.

As a member of the Senior Management Team, the Director contributes to the effective management of the Town, assisting with the development of longer-term policy and management planning to address Council’s strategic priorities. The Director provides administrative support to the Finance Committee of Council, including the provision of expert advice and consultation on issues that arise.

This is a maternity leave replacement position. Anticipated term of employment is May 2018 –June 2019.


The candidate should hold a post-secondary degree in Business from a recognized educational institution with a primary focus on accounting and finance. An individual who has obtained a Chartered Professional Accountant designation with some financial leadership experience would be an ideal candidate. Experience in managing significant budgets, maintaining strategic relationships with stakeholders and leading a committed team through all aspects of business planning, analysis and reporting is required.

Application Process

The Town welcomes applications from qualified candidates until Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 4:00PM. You are invited to email your resume, complete with references and covering letter, in confidence to Dawn Chaplin, Chief Administrative Officer at [email protected].

The Town of Torbay wishes to thank all interested applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Torbay, NL, CA
Posted on: 2018-04-04
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