BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Peace River Regional District

Investment Officer

Full Time, Permanent Position

Position Overview
Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, this exciting position will provide   oversight for investing, budgeting, accounting and financial controls to ensure that relevant information supports strategic decision making, financial sustainability and efficient delivery of financial services.   

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: forecasting cash flow positions and related borrowing needs; advising on short and long range liquidity aspects; maintaining policies and procedures; budget support; monitoring and evaluating capital expenditures; providing accounting expertise; and asset management.

The ideal candidate will hold a degree in a related discipline, such as financial management or business, along with a recognized Chartered Professional Accounting designation, and a minimum of two to five years of related financial management experience, preferably in local government.

We are seeking applicants with proven management skills, as well as excellent communication and organizational skills. Knowledge of applicable local government legislation and regional district structures is an asset.   Familiarity with financial/operations management systems such as Vadim is also desirable.   

During the recruitment process, applicants will be requested to provide a current Criminal Records Check.

Additional Information
The hours of work are Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, with one hour for lunch.

This exempt position offers a competitive salary, benefits package and an excellent team. If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding career opportunity and want to be a leader amongst our professionals in this bountiful and opportunity filled area, considering making the Peace Country your community and the Peace River Regional District your team!

Join the PRRD Team!
Come work with the Peace River Regional District team in the mighty Peace Region of northeastern BC – world renowned for our friendly people, spectacular outdoor recreation and linkages to the Yukon and Alaska.

The Peace River Regional District includes four electoral areas and seven member municipalities, with a total population of approximately 60,000, covering a vast 120,000 square kilometer area.

Posting Date
May 14, 2019

Application Deadline
June 4, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Application Information
Apply in confidence by providing a cover letter noting the position being applied for, a resume, and three references to:

Peace River Regional District
Attn. Kelsey Bates, Executive Assistant
P. 250-784-3207   
F. 250-784-3220
PO Box 810, Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4H8

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We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Location: Dawson Creek, BC
Region: Peace River
Professional Categories: Financial Administration
Posted: May 14, 2019, 1:37 pm
Expires: June 4, 2019, 4:00 pm