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Village of Lumby

 

Director of Finance 


The Edge of the Okanagan! The Village of Lumby is situated in British Columbia’s beautiful and scenic North Okanagan. Lumby is located 24 kilometers east of the City of Vernon, with desireable climate, affordable housing and close proximity to all the amenities. Please visit www.lumby.ca for further information.

Due to the departure of the incumbent the Village of Lumby has a career opportunity for a Director of Finance. Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Director of Finance is responsible for the statutory duties of financial officer as outlined in the Community Charter.  The Director of Finance is a key member of the senior management team who is a dynamic leader with superior communication skills, is enthusiastic, and a highly motivated team player.

The Director of Finance will be responsible for the daily operations of the Finance Department, exercising control and supervision over all financial affairs of the municipality, ensuring that effective financial and internal control systems are in place to safeguard the municipality’s financial assets, overseeing long range financial planning and cost management in alignment with Council goals and objectives, preparing internal and external reports, bylaws and policies that ensure the continued financial sustainability of the municipality, develop financial plans, preparation of annual financial statements and the external audit process, managing investments and cash flow, attending Council and committee meetings on an as required basis. As the financial leader you will provide strategic advice and sound recommendations to the CAO, Council and staff on financial matters.

The preferred candidate will have a demonstrated knowledge of public sector accounting standards, thorough knowledge of municipal legislation as it relates to finance including the Community Charter and Local Government Act, the ability to communicate while fostering credibility and trusting relationships with all levels of the organization, Elected Officials and the public. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Excel, experience with MAIS financial software and the ability to problem-solve and multi-task are essential.
 
The preferred candidate will have a professional accounting designation (CPA) and have a minimum of 5 years progressive experience in a local government setting.           

The Village offers a competitive compensation package, including comprehensive employee benefits and a defined benefit pension plan.
 
Qualified applicants are encouraged to forward a detailed resume, plus 3 references, by 4:00 p.m., July 27th, 2018 to the Village of Lumby, Box 430, Lumby, BC, V0E 2G0, Attention:  Tom Kadla, CAO, or by fax 250-547-6894 or by e-mail tomk@lumby.ca
 
Thank you for your interest in this opportunity, however, only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.                                                              

Location: Lumby, BC
Region: Okanagan Valley / Similkameen
Professional Categories: Financial Administration
Posted: June 27, 2018, 1:49 pm
Expires: July 27, 2018, 4:00 pm