April 20, 2017
Job Order #
April 20-May 31, 2017
Dawson Creek, BC
A competitive compensation
package including an
attractive base salary and excellent benefits will be
provided. Further details will be available during the
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- A recognized financial
designation is preferred - CPA (CGA, CA, CMA) or a
Master's in Business Administration with a degree in
Accounting, Business Management or Finance.
- Minimum five years of
progressive post designation experience in strategic
financial leadership, preferably in Local Government.
- Thorough knowledge of
Public Sector Accounting Standards, the Community
Charter, the Local Government Act and other legislative
- Proficient in the use
of Microsoft Office Suite
software and applications and local government financial
- Excellent financial
analysis, strategic planning, fiscal and project
- Superior communication
skills - able to clearly convey and receive messages
through multiple mediums utilizing effective listening,
interpreting, formulating skills and delivering verbal,
non-verbal, written, and/or electronic messages.
- Strong, well developed
organizational and time management skills.
- Excellent problem
solving and judgment abilities - able to reason and
analyze data to accomplish work objectives; ability to
emphasize logic and data when assessing situations and
identifying choices and/or opportunities.
- Valid Drivers License.
Are you passionate about
providing first class services to the community? The City of
Dawson Creek is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated,
strategic professional who shares the same passion, drive
and determination as our already exceptional senior
management team to join us as the Chief Financial Officer.
The Opportunity: As the Chief
Financial Officer (CFO) you would be responsible for the
City's financial planning, statutory and compliance
reporting and administration of its financial affairs. You
would provide financial advice to the CAO, Council and staff
on decisions integrating business modeling and forecasting,
best practices, risk management, asset management and
innovative approaches to long term planning and sustainable
and effective service delivery. You would be responsible for
all of the statutory duties of the Financial Officer as
required under the Local Government Act and the Community
If you are interested in
this challenging and rewarding career opportunity and think
you may want to join OUR team and community and make it YOUR
team and community, please check out the opportunity profile
on our website at
How to Apply:
please forward your resume in confidence to the City of
Dawson Creek, 10105 - 12A St., Box 150, Dawson Creek, BC V1G
4G4 or via email to
firstname.lastname@example.org (WORD or .pdf format) prior to
4:30 pm, May 31, 2017. Please quote Competition No. 2017-23.
We thank all applicants for
their interest; however, only those considered for an
interview will be contacted.