Commissioner of Finance and Regional Treasurer – Halton

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Job Overview

Halton Region is strategically located in the western Greater Toronto Area and includes the City of
Burlington, the Town of Halton Hills, the Town of Milton and the Town of Oakville. Halton Region is committed to meeting the needs of its residents through the delivery of cost-effective, high quality programs and services, including water and wastewater, regional roads and planning, paramedic services, waste management, public health, Ontario Works, children’s and seniors’ services, social/not-for-profit housing, heritage programs, emergency management and economic development. Halton Region is a dynamic and growing region expected to grow from the current population of 580,000 to 780,000 by 2031. More information is available at www.halton.ca.


The Commissioner of Finance and Regional Treasurer is responsible for the strategic leadership and management of the Finance Department, which includes the following program areas: Purchasing and Stores, Capital and Development Financing, Budgets and Tax Policy, and Financial Services and Payroll. Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Commissioner is a member of the Region’s Management Committee, committed to delivering quality, cost effective programs and customer service.  In this key position, the Commissioner of Finance advises the CAO, Regional Council and its committees on all financial matters.  As a leader in the organization, the Commissioner is committed to continuous improvement and establishing current and long-range plans to assist the Region in effectively meeting growing service and program demands. Establishing excellent working relationships with the other Departments within the Region and with other levels of government including Halton’s local municipalities, conservation authorities and the Province is critical.

Required Education, Skills & Experience

  • Graduate degree in Accounting, Economics or related discipline, to provide a broad base of knowledge and skills across different disciplines
  • CPA designation or equivalent is required.
  • Ten years of progressively responsible work experience in finance, with at least five years in a senior leadership capacity to demonstrate a record of successful financial strategy and people management.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of municipal finance, budget principles and practices.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of various levels and programs of government.

The successful candidate will have excellent presentation and communication skills and the flexibility to adapt to changing circumstances. They will operate within a highly ethical environment and will be accountable for going the extra mile, listening to customers, creatively meeting needs, and always being respectful to those served. The Commissioner municipal financing is part of a qualified and strategic team recognized widely for integrity, respect, accountability and collaboration.

Job Detail
  • Offered Salary$150,000+
  • Career LevelExecutive
  • Experience10 Years +
  • SECTORMunicipal Government
  • QualificationAssociate Degree
  • Application Closing Time06.03.2020 21:53
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