Manager, Budgets & School Financial Services

Competition # 18-06-35

Regular Full Time Non-Union Position

The Chignecto Central Regional Centre for Education, with approximately 20,000 students and 3,000 employees, is seeking a Manager, Budgets & School Financial Services. Reporting to the Coordinator of Financial Services, the Manager,Budgets & School Financial Services is a member of the Regional Centre’s Financial Management Team and is responsible for the preparation, forecasting and control of the Regional Centre’s annual budget.   As well, the Manager, Budgets & School Financial Services supervises the Business Manager staff and provides guidance to schools with maintaining effective and efficient financial systems


  • Professional accounting designation (CPA)
  • Experience in a senior financial position
  • Experience managing staff, preferably in the accounting field
  • Demonstrated understanding of financial information systems
  • Demonstrated ability to provide management direction, support, training, motivation, and coaching in a team environment
  • Experience in auditing techniques
  • Experience in statistical modeling



  • Experience with ERP (SAP would be an asset)
  • Advanced computer skills, with a proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent financial and management skills
  • Excellent organization, time-management and problem solving skills
  • Excellent leadership, supervisory and team building skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize workload, work independently and meet tight deadlines


Interested applicants must apply to the following website:


Interested applicants must attach a résumé with a concise covering letter highlighting relevant qualifications and experience.  The names of at least three (3) relevant professional references must be included.   Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.



START DATE:                                                  As soon as possible.  


LOCATION:                                                     Central Office – Truro, Nova Scotia


SALARY:                                                          66, 483.63 – 83, 104.55


CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:                                Thursday, January 31, 2019 at Midnight.