With a west coast climate, spectacular scenery and year-round recreational offerings at our doorstep, the City of Campbell River is an ideal location to live, work, and play.

Director of Finance/ CFO

Leading the Finance team and reporting to the City Manager, you will direct a diverse portfolio including all functions related to financial reporting, accounting, departmental budgeting, payroll, revenue collection, expenditure control, procurement and risk management. This position is responsible for stewardship of the City’s financial resources and assets, and provides strategic advice on municipal finance and financial stability.

Complementing a university degree in Public or Business Administration or a related field, candidates will have:
  • A professional financial designation of Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)
  • Advanced local government administrative training
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of progressive experience at a senior management level of municipal government or other public sector organization
  • A minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience
  • A focus on results with strong leadership, relationship building and communication skills

Success in this role will require expert knowledge of municipal government financial operating processes, along with related legislation. Thorough knowledge of the principles, best practices and concepts related to financial management and accounting, including budget formulation and maintenance processes, investment and cash flow projections is critical.

This exempt position offers a competitive salary, commensurate with qualifications and experience, as well as an attractive benefit and vacation package.

For a detailed job description that lists all the necessary qualifications for this position, please visit the “Employment Opportunities” section of our website at

Please include verification of your education and certifications with your application.

This posting closes at 4:30 pm on Friday, September 21, 2018.

Please send your resume with covering letter, quoting Competition EXT-18-46-2 to:

Human Resources Department, City of Campbell River
301 St. Ann's Road, Campbell River, BC   V9W 4C7
Fax: (250) 286-5760

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those short listed
for interviews will be contacted.

Location: Campbell River, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Categories: Financial Administration,Financial Management
Posted: August 23, 2018, 3:53 pm
Expires: September 21, 2018, 4:30 pm