CLERK TREASURER Job Ad

clerk treasurer job ad 2018

 

The Village of Chester, located on Nova Scotia’s beautiful South Shore, is inviting applications for the permanent, full-time position of Clerk Treasurer.

In accordance with the Municipal Government Act of Nova Scotia, and reporting to a Commission of five members, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management as directed by the policies, programs, contractual obligations, plans and objectives of the Village.  This includes providing the leadership for the accounting and financial management, administrative support to the Commission, human resource management, asset management and communications.

You are likely to be successful in this position if you have the following qualifications:

®             Undergraduate degree from a recognized educational institution or an equivalent amount of education and experience

 

®             Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and payroll administration; diploma in accounting from a recognized educational institution considered and asset

®             Strong knowledge of local government governance models, legislation and the Municipal Government Act, certificate in Local Government Administration from a recognized educational institution considered and asset

®             Experience developing public sector policies, procedures and guidelines

®             3 years related experience

®             Intermediate level of proficiency on Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) and accounting software (Sage)

®             Ability to successfully pass a formal background check

®             Experience developing public sector policies, procedures and guidelines

®             A valid NS driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle considered an asset

Please send your resume and cover letter in one file to [email protected] no later than 8:00 am, Thursday, January 3, 2019.

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