Career Opportunity: Secretary Treasurer (CPA)

Aspen View Public Schools is currently recruiting for a Secretary Treasurer to provide leadership in the business and financial management of the division. The position is located at the Division Office in the scenic town of Athabasca, a one and a half hour drive from Edmonton.  Aspen View Public Schools serves the needs of approximately 2800 students in 10 schools, 4 Hutterite Colony schools, 2 outreach schools and educational programming in 1 institutional school. 

The Position 
The Secretary Treasurer is the senior Financial Officer of the Board, as well as its Corporate Secretary. The Secretary Treasurer has responsibility for the Financial Operation of the Division, Operation and Maintenance Services, Transportation, Capital Projects, Records Management and Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP). 

In addition to the required CPA designation, a bachelor of commerce or management with a specialization in accounting or financial management, and successful senior level financial management experience would be considered assets. 

This position will report to the Superintendent of Schools and will be an integral member of the Senior Executive Team in the key roles of planning and administering fiscal operations for the division. 

Aspen View Public Schools has been approved for a replacement school in Smoky Lake. This position will have key responsibilities related to this project, depending on the strengths of the successful candidate, therefore project management experience would be an asset. 

The salary for this position is negotiable and will be based on the education, experience and skill set of the successful candidate.

The Candidate
Aspen View Public Schools is seeking a candidate committed public education and to the Division’s mission, vision and priorities. The candidate will have a strong work ethic, be committed to developing excellent relationships internally and externally through effective and well developed communication strategies. 

A commitment to excellence and continuous growth for self and those that they lead is essential. The candidate will proactively represent the division and its interests with Alberta Education, Alberta Infrastructure and other stakeholders. 

Application Process
Please submit an application, complete with at least three professional references with permission for Aspen View to contact any or all references to

Original Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Sector, dated within a year must be provided prior to the commencement of employment. 

This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found, however, a review of resumes will begin on January 31, 2020

This position will commence as soon as possible at a mutually agreed upon date. 

Additional information may be obtained from Neil O’Shea, Superintendent of Schools at 780-675-7080

We appreciate the interest of those applying, however, only those short listed will be contacted.