BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Town of Gibsons

Director of Finance

Our client, The Town of Gibsons, is seeking an experienced professional to join their leadership team as the Director of Finance. Located at the south end of the Sunshine Coast, just north of Vancouver, Gibsons is a picturesque community of just under five thousand people. Gibsons is an award-winning municipality that boasts a blend of water and land activities, spectacular views, beaches and parks, and a strong sense of community.

Reporting to the CAO and overseeing a team of three, the Director of Finance is responsible for all general financial administration and overseeing the efficient organization and operation of the Finance Department. This role is also responsible for matters relating to human resources, maintaining and enhancing the Town’s HR function through planning, implementing and evaluating employee and labour relations and human resources policies. This diverse and dynamic role requires an excellent communicator and a tactful, diplomatic leader with a sound financial background.

You have completed a professional accounting designation and have a minimum of five years working experience in public or local government, preferably in a municipal environment as well as three years in senior management. Familiarity with computerized financial systems such as Municipal Accounting Information System (MAIS) is preferred. Well-developed organizational, time management, computer, and interpersonal skills are also required. The Town is looking for a Director with well-developed participative leadership skills and a team player capable of working effectively in a council and community driven environment.

The salary range for this position is competitive and includes a full range of benefits. Don’t miss the opportunity to both live in a spectacular community with abundant natural beauty and to join a motivated team that prides itself on being progressive, proactive, and committed to serving the public.

If this sounds like the position for you, we would love to hear from you. Please respond with a résumé and covering letter to: no later than September 3, 2019.

Praxis Performance Group is an HR and Recruitment Firm located on the Sunshine Coast of beautiful BC. We take the time to get to know our clients and candidates; focused on fit, we work with organizations who know their greatest resource is their team.

Location: Gibsons, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Categories: Financial Administration
Posted: August 13, 2019, 3:01 pm
Expires: September 3, 2019, 4:30 pm