BC Local Government Job Posting Service
District of Sparwood
Director of Finance
The District of Sparwood has initiated an Executive Search for its next talented and experienced Director of Finance to join their management team, following the promotion of their former Director in February 2019.
Sparwood is a Rocky Mountain community that is abundant with ambition and drive, welcoming of hard work and determination. It is a community with many facets and home to people from many backgrounds.
Located in the beautiful Elk Valley, within the East Kootenays and the traditional territory of the Ktunaxa Nation, Sparwood is conveniently central to Teck Coal’s five metallurgical coal mines. It offers convenient access to work and play for people with a keen interest in the outdoor lifestyle, sitting alongside the Elk River, in an area that is very unique in terms of the incredible diversity of wildlife which coexists in this Rocky Mountain landscape.
Renowned fly fishing in the Elk River and Michel Creek, hiking, mountain biking, camping, golf, numerous lake activities, hunting, cross country skiing and world class alpine skiing at nearby Fernie Alpine Resort. In the summer you can expect it to be warm enough to swim in lakes and rivers and the winter is cold enough to let you ski, snowshoe, snowmobile, and ice skate to your heart’s content.
The Director of Finance position reports to the Chief Administrative Officer and is responsible for the overall direction and control of the accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, financial forecasting, investing, revenue collections, property taxation, payroll, expenditure control and information technology functions of the District. The ideal candidate will have a professional accounting designation and be a member in good standing with CPA Canada, thorough knowledge of Canadian Public Sector Accounting Standards, the Local Government Act and the Community Charter, a minimum five years experience within municipal financial administration, and at least 5 years management experience in Local Government.
If you are ready to take on this challenging and rewarding leadership role, forward your resume and cover letter, with a minimum of three (3) related references to James R. Craven & Associates, by 4:30 pm on Tuesday April 30, 2019.
A detailed Supplementary Package containing Benefit Package, Organizational Chart, and Job Description, plus other useful information will be emailed to interested parties. Potential applicants are also invited to discuss the position in confidence with the undersigned.
Flo Follero-Pugh, Associate
James R. Craven and Associates Ltd.
Location: Sparwood, BC
Region: East Kootenay / Rocky Mountain
Professional Categories: Financial Administration
Posted: April 8, 2019, 10:47 am
Expires: May 30, 2019, 4:30 pm