BC Local Government Job Posting Service

District of Port Hardy 

Director of Financial Services

Come “Live the Adventure” with us

Located on the northern most tip of beautiful Vancouver Island, Port Hardy is a wilderness paradise with tremendous outdoor assets including world-class diving, sports fishing, caving, kayaking and hiking. Affordable housing, clean air, and a welcoming community make Port Hardy a great place to work, play and live.

Due to a well-deserved retirement, the District of Port Hardy is seeking a results-oriented professional who is passionate about improving service delivery to our community. This is a senior management position reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer and a key member of the District’s management team. In this role, the incumbent is the Financial Officer of the District and responsible for the statutory duties per section 149 of the Community Charter.

The ideal candidate will have a recognized accounting designation supplemented by a minimum of three (3) years of senior municipal or related financial management experience. The candidate will be comfortable in a computerized environment and be proficient with Microsoft Office applications. Experience with A-MAIS accounting systems and a sound knowledge of computer networking would be beneficial.

This high-profile role requires a professional with excellent interpersonal and communication skills along with the ability to deal effectively with Council, a wide variety of internal customers, members of the community and government agencies.

The District offers a competitive compensation package that includes the opportunity for career and professional development. Please visit our website for a detailed job description and required qualifications.

Applications will be welcomed until June 15, 2020. Please forward your detailed resume with cover letter that reflects your knowledge, skills and abilities relevant to the position to: Allison McCarrick, Chief Administrative Officer, District of Port Hardy, PO Box 68, 7360 Columbia Street, Port Hardy, BC, V0N2P0 or email: with the subject line: Director of Financial Services.

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position and advise that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The District of Port Hardy will conduct a criminal record check as a condition of employment.

Job Description

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Posted: May 19, 2020, 11:58 am
Expires: June 15, 2020, 4:00 pm