Mentoring

Mentoring

When a new Director of Finance is hired who lacks municipal experience, MFC will contact the CAO and offer access to this program. It is the hope that a program like this will assist the new municipal Director of Finance become more accustom to municipal government by speaking with a retired former Director of Finance to help understand the way municipalities function and operate.           

Mentors will meet with the new Director of Finance for up to three hours, to a maximum of four meetings.

Topics for discussion will be:

- Fund Accounting

- Council Reports

- Director of Finance Responsibilities

-Tax Sales

- Budgeting Process

- CAO/Director of Finance Relationship

- Year End Working Papers

- Non-consolidated/Consolidated Financial Statements

The mentor is paid by the Corporation and is offered free to the muniicpality.