The District of Fort St. James invites applications for the position of Interim Director of Finance for maternity leave coverage.
Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Interim Director of Finance will have overall responsibility for financial services including statutory duties assigned under the Community Charter. As a member of the senior management team, the Interim Director of Finance will provide strategic advice to the Chief Administrative Officer on municipal finance and financial stability. This individual will provide support to the management team and departments in strategic planning, budgeting, financial reporting and monitoring, risk management, and performance management. This maternity leave term position will continue until April 2021; preference is for the successful candidate to start as soon as possible to provide a transition.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years’ finance experience in a local government setting and hold a professional accounting designation or equivalent combination of experience and knowledge. The ideal candidate will have sound knowledge of provincial and municipal legislation as it relates to municipal finance, and demonstrable budget management experience. In addition, this individual will be an exceptional communicator, able to present financial results and options in a clear, concise manner, and possess a strong leadership style of delegating, mentoring, and team building.
The municipality offers an excellent benefit package and competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, detailed resume, and references by January 13, 2020. http://fortstjames.ca/interim-director-of-finance/
The District of Fort St. James thanks all applicants; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.
Melany Helmer, CAO District of Fort St. James PO Box 640 477 Stuart Dr. W. Fort St. James, BC V0J 1P0 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org