Manager of Financial Services

The City of Duncan is seeking an experienced professional to join our management team as Manager of Financial Services.

Duncan is small, in a Big way. Just a few hundred metres off the Highway (about 60 kilometres north of Victoria) you'll find 300 shops and services in a few beautiful walkable blocks lined with 40 world renowned totem poles. Within minutes of downtown are 5 golf courses, 15 wineries, lake and ocean waterfront, world class trails, cultural amenities, and all forms of indoor recreation. This compact city offers high quality living and acts as the commercial centre of a trading area serving a population of approximately 80,000 people.

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Manager of Financial Services is responsible for overseeing the efficient organization and operation of the Finance Department.  This exempt position provides assistance to the Director with respect to fulfilling the statutory functions of the Financial Officer and the Collector of Taxes and may fulfill the duties of the Director of Finance in her absence.  The Manager of Financial Services is also responsible for the supervision of five regular staff as well as casual support workers.

A recent and detailed job description and required qualifications is available from

Applicants should have a minimum of three years directly related experience in a local government setting, or an equivalent combination of training and experience, complemented with a professional accounting designation.  Applicants are required to have experience and competency maintaining the general ledger system, performing all year-end financial reporting requirements, and supervising and mentoring staff, as well as experience with municipal property taxation and utility billing, preferably using Vadim.  Well-developed organizational, leadership, time management, computer, written communication and interpersonal skills are also required.

The salary range for this position is competitive and includes a full range of benefits.  You will not want to miss this opportunity to join a motivated team that prides itself on being progressive, proactive, and committed to serving the public.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their detailed cover letter (including date available to start) and resume, containing full details of education, training and experience, IN CONFIDENCE by 4:00 p.m. Monday, July 23, 2018 to the attention of, Human Resources, City of Duncan, 200 Craig Street, Duncan, BC, V9L 1W3 or by email to

We thank all applicants, but only those being considered for interviews will be contacted.

Location: Duncan, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Categories: Financial Administration
Posted: July 4, 2018, 12:51 pm
Expires: July 23, 2018, 4:00 pm