Manager, Public Accounting & Reporting

Openings: 1 

Type of Posting: Internal & External

Location Name: City of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, CA 

Date Posted: October 12, 2023

Closing Date: Open until Filled

Profession: Finance, Accounting & Purchasing 

Experience Level(s): Mid-Level 

Desired Employment Status: Permanent

Job ID: 1753 

Job Details:


Are you an innovative, change champ, results-oriented leader who is up for supporting a dynamic, diverse team of financial professionals?


The success of the Financial Services team at the City of Regina will be achieved though collaborative, transparent and integrative solutions in a fast paced and evolving environment. We are seeking a permanent Manager, Public Accounting & Reporting, reporting to the Director of Financial Services. The successful candidate will possess proven influential leadership abilities combined with a sound knowledge and extensive experience with financial management practices and processes.   


Manager, Public Accounting & Reporting Role:


  • Provide leadership and stewardship of the City’s financial, operational, and special initiatives.
  • Take ownership of stakeholder relationship management and financial management and internal control systems.
  • Lead, mentor, develop a diverse team of professional Financial Analysts and Policy Advisors, as well as other staff with multiple, competing priorities in a supportive and inclusive environment.
  • Ensure legislated public reporting requirements are met, including the Annual Report and Public Accounts.
  • Supporting the Director and team with workflow process improvements
  • Provide advice and direction related to accounting standards and developing related policies, procedures and internal controls.
  • Lead corporate financial audits and other provincially legislated audits.
  • Development, implementation, upgrade and integration, access and management of corporate financial systems.
  • Research, develop, implement, monitor, new accounting standards that impact financial policy and support City service partners.
  • Responsible for financial compliance/internal reviews; performance data management, benchmarking/statistical reporting, Municipal Benchmark Network Canada and related work.


Qualifications & Experience:


Successful candidates who have obtained a Chartered Professional Accountant designation should bring ten years of increasingly responsible strategic management experience. This experience will include 3-5 years of supervisory/management experience leading teams of financial professionals. Superior communication skills with high attention to detail in a continuously improvement environment will ensure continued success. Candidates will also bring a familiarity of all accounting procedures have the ability to manage daily financial transactions end-to-end. Candidates will have advance MS office knowledge and have experience with Oracle based financial systems, WAM & M5 is an asset.




  • Salary range $109,901-146,534
  • In-office work schedule, with flexibility for appointments and family responsibilities
  • 12 paid Schedule Days Off (SDOs) per annum
  • Full benefit package that consists of a defined benefit pension, healthcare/flex spending account, long-term disability benefits, health, dental and life insurance, annual vacation, and sick days.
  • Supported educational programs as a means to enhance employee knowledge and skills
  • Receive 50% off admission to City leisure facilities
  • An inclusive and diverse work culture


The City of Regina is transforming, and you have an opportunity to influence its journey! Financial Services is building a team of Finance minded, customer focused people who are motivated to contribute to a high functioning team. Our team is diverse, dynamic, and fun. We value our employees and their work-life balance. We cultivate and nurture a collaborative team culture where employees can grow and thrive together. We have embarked on some exciting initiatives focusing on sustainability, equity, diversity and inclusion, and reconciliation that you will have the opportunity to influence and assist in leading change. 


The City of Regina owes its strength and vibrancy to the ancestors of this land and the diverse Indigenous Peoples whose ancestors’ footsteps have marked this territory, as well as settlers from around the world who continue to be welcomed here and call Regina home.

✓ Note: Testing may be done to evaluate knowledge, skills and abilities.

✓ Note: As per the City of Regina's Criminal Record Check Policy, the successful candidate is required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check.

✓ Note: Successful candidates will be required to provide proof of acquired education.

Jurisdiction: Out of Scope 

Division: Financial Strategy & Sustainability 

Department: Financial Services 

Annual Salary: $109,901.00 - $146,534.00 


The City of Regina acknowledges that we are on Treaty 4 Territory, and the traditional lands of the Cree, Saulteaux, Dakota, Nakota, Lakota, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.

We want to show our recognition and respect to the Nations and the ancestors of this territory, we are grateful for the privilege to be here, to co-exist. We recognize that much of the harms of the past have shaped our relationship; we are committed to our work of building trust. We hope for good and everlasting relationships to create true partnerships with Indigenous peoples.

Regina is committed to employment equity and accessibility. We encourage applications from members of equity-seeking communities including women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.

Note: The City of Regina strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would like to request an accommodation at any stage of the process, please note in your application or contact 306-777-7000.