BC Local Government Job Posting Service

School District No. 62 (Sooke)

Manager, Accounting Services

(full-time, term position)

School District No. 62 located in Langford BC at 3143 Jacklin Road is inviting applications for the position of Manager of Accounting Services. Our School District is a fast growing district of 10,500 students, 1,800 staff, and an operating budget of over $100 million. Our success is based on community involvement, a cooperative work environment, an innovative mindset and quality principles all of which are directed to improving the life chances of our students.

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Manager of Accounting Services will be responsible for the efficient, accurate, and timely planning and delivery of accounting Services.  The Manager, Accounting Services is accountable for and provides leadership to staff responsible for the day-to-day accounting operations.

The ideal candidate will be a Chartered Professional Accounting (CPA, CGA, CPA, CA or CPA, CMA). Five years’ experience in managing accounting services in a complex public sector unionized environment is required. You have a proven track record for taking initiative, leading projects and implementing new procedures. You have strong interpersonal, organization, analytical, communication, and leadership skills including the ability to facilitate and resolve issues collaboratively and effectively. You have the ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage an extensive workload and exercise sound judgment and work independently. You remain current with trends, issues and developments in the financial and accounting fields particularly as it relates to public sector management issues and provincial and federal legislative updates.

This full-time term position is available from December 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021.  A competitive base salary is supplemented by a generous benefits package. Under implementation may be considered for the ideal candidate.

Questions about this position can be directed to the Director of Finance, Dawn Irmscher by email  To apply to this exciting career opportunity please submit your resume, including supporting documentation and how you meet the qualifications stated above, by Friday, October 16, 2020 at 4:00 pm.

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Closing Date: Oct 16, 2020 4:00 PM PDT
Start Date:  Dec 01, 2020

Job Description

Organization:  Make a Future
Professional Categories: Financial Administration
Posted: September 16, 2020, 4:01 pm
Expires: October 16, 2020, 4:00 pm