BC Local Government Job Posting Service
Director of FinanceCompetition #2020-12
We are the third largest regional district in BC and deliver over 100 services to six municipalities and eight electoral areas. Our region covers more than 13,000 km2 stretching from the City of Abbotsford to Boston Bar. In short, we have a little bit of everything. We are now seeking a dynamic team player who will provide leadership and strategic financial direction as Director of Finance.
The Director of Finance works directly with the Board and Chief Administrative Officer to establish the FVRD’s short and long-term financial plans. In addition to overseeing financial operations, the Director of Finance is also responsible for purchasing and procurement, risk management and insurance functions for the FVRD. As a member of the senior management team, the successful candidate will have proven leadership and organizational skills, as well as superior oral and written communication abilities. The Director of Finance may also be appointed as Acting CAO when needed.
We offer a positive, supportive, team-based work environment with an emphasis on collaboration. We believe in lifelong learning and are committed to providing and supporting training and professional development opportunities for our staff. If you have a positive, can-do attitude and a keen sense of humour, you will fit right in.
The ideal candidate will possess:
- An accounting designation with a minimum of 8 years of progressive work experience, with at least 5 years of operational management experience in a local government setting;
- Demonstrated ability to translate complex financial concepts to elected officials and departmental managers;
- Knowledge of all legislation and regulatory regimes applicable to the position;
- Personal qualities of integrity, ingenuity, and accountability
The salary for this full-time exempt position is commensurate with experience and is supplemented by a comprehensive and competitive benefit package.
If this opportunity excites you, and you want to contribute to a positive work environment, we want to hear from you. Please submit your resume, along with a cover letter, indicating how you meet the qualifications. Please quote Competition #2020-12 and send, in confidence, by 4:30 p.m. on February 28, 2020 to:
email@example.com or mail to:
Fraser Valley Regional District
Human Resources Department
45950 Cheam Avenue
Chilliwack, BC V2P 1N6
While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
Location: Chilliwack, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Financial Administration
Posted: February 5, 2020, 10:12 am
Expires: February 28, 2020, 4:30 pm