Northeastern British Columbia

Dawson Creek
Thursday, April 20, 2017

Job Order # dc389
Date Posted: April 20-May 31, 2017
Full/Part-time: Fulltime
Employer/Location: City of Dawson Creek
Dawson Creek, BC
Job Title: Chief Financial Officer
Starting Date: ASAP
Wages: A competitive compensation package including an
attractive base salary and excellent benefits will be provided. Further details will be available during the interview process.
Qualifications: 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 regulations.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite
    software and applications and local government financial software.
  • Excellent financial analysis, strategic planning, fiscal and project management skills.
  • 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.
Duties: 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 Charter.

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: 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 (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.