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Financial Analyst (FA) Employer: RM of Cornwallis Location: Brandon, MB Application Deadline: TBD

Job Description:

Position: Financial Analyst (FA)

Job Description

Located in southwest Manitoba, Cornwallis Municipality surrounds the city of Brandon and is home to approximately 4500 people all located throughout a combination of several densely populated areas in the north, as well as scattered agricultural settlements to the south.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Financial Analyst is responsible for providing financial and clerical services and will be responsible for the day-to-day management of financial transactions and procedures.  This person will also have duties related to tracking employee vacation time, sick time and years of service.


  • Diploma in Accounting/and or Business Administration or 3 years experience in an accounting/administrative role
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to prioritize work to meet deadlines
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 360
  • Maintain AR/AP & prepare bi-weekly payroll for ADP processing
  • Prepare cheques, bank deposits, and perform daily bank account reconciliations
  • Make journal entries, maintain the general ledger and inter-funding
  • Prepare and file government remittances (GST)
  • Track employee benefits program and employee benefits and claims, vacation, sick leave
  • Workers compensation fees
  • Provide support to Council to ensure that Council is provided with the resources to make effective decisions
  • Prepare monthly financial statements and cheque lists and expenses to Council
  • Assist the CAO with gathering information for annual budget
  • Assist the CAO with gathering information for financial control audits
  • Answering and directing phone calls
  • Other duties may be assigned that would reasonably be expected by a person in this position

Preference given to those with:

  • Municipal accounting knowledge background
  • CMMA designation or willing to enroll in the program at the Municipality’s expense
  • Working knowledge of ASYST Municipal software or Munisoft Municipal software

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must be bondable
  • Must provide and maintain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search
  • Must have and maintain a valid Class 5 Manitoba Driver’s License
  • Must be willing and able to travel-possibly overnight

Working Conditions

  • Office hours are 8:30-12:00, 1:00-4:30 = 7 hours a day
  • Competitive salary based upon qualifications and experience. Starting hourly expectations should be between $28.00-$32.00/hour ($50,000-$58,000 annual salary).
  • 6 month’s probation, then entrance into a comprehensive municipal benefits package including pension, dental & vision, extended health benefits, life & disability insurance:
    • Pension – Contribution formula: 8.3% match of pensionable earnings up to the YMPE, plus 9.5% matched pensionable earnings in excess of the YMPE
    • Insurance – Breakdown of coverage: Blue Cross – Municipality 100%;

Basic Life Insurance – Municipality 33% Employee 67%,

Disability Insurance – Municipality 50% Employees 50%.

Employees also have the option to enroll in Accidental Death and dismemberment Insurance, Family Life Insurance, and Optional Life Insurance at 100% Employee costs. PST applies to all optional insurances as well as Basic Life Insurance.

  • Time-based benefits of:
    • Sick Leave – One and one-half days per month of service with a maximum accumulation of up to 150 days, no cash value;
    • Vacation Leave – Accrual rates are as follows: Less than Two years of service = 2 weeks, Two to Five years = 3 weeks, Five years to Fourteen years = 4 weeks.

Closing Date: Until filled.

Apply in writing to:

Jordan Willner, CMMA

Chief Administrative Officer

Rural Municipality of Cornwallis


Direct Applications To:

As mentioned above.

Application Deadline: Open until filled