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Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Employer: RM of Grey Location: Elm Creek, MB Application Deadline: TBD

Job Description:

The Rural Municipality of Grey is seeking applications for the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO).  This is a permanent full-time position (35 hours/week).

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the CFO directs the overall operation of the financial matters for the municipality.  This includes, but is not limited to, the overall financial related elements of the municipality such as bank accounts, deposits, transfers, investments, general ledger, journal entries, payroll, payables, receivables, financial reporting, audits, budgets, maintain and analyze the capital asset records in accordance with the Public Sector Accounting Board Standards for Tangible Capital Assets, maintaining files and records for same, supervision and direction of office staff when required and assisting the general public when required.


  • Preference will be given to candidates with an accounting designation (CGA, CMA, CA) or a business degree majoring in accounting.
  • A minimum of five years related experience.
  • Municipal or related accounting/financial/auditing experience would be an asset.
  • Have or willing to obtain the CMMA (Certificate in Manitoba Municipal Administration) designation.
  • Thorough knowledge of financial planning.
  • Strong working knowledge of computerized accounting systems.
  • Advanced skills in all Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word), email and internet.
  • Excellent communications skills (written and oral).
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize work to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a small office environment.
  • Ability to work well with the general public.

The Rural Municipality of Grey offers a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package.

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Please submit your resume including references and salary expectations in confidence to:

Kim Arnal, C.A.O.

            R.M. of Grey

            Box 99, 27 Church Avenue East

            Elm Creek, MB R0G 0N0

            Phone: 436-2014     Fax: 436-2543     E-mail:

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the application and interview process.


Direct Applications To:

As mentioned above.

Application Deadline: Open until filled