Northeastern British Columbia


Dawson Creek

Thursday, December 21, 2017


Date Posted:

December 21, 2017-February 05, 2018

Job Order #



Peace River Regional District
Dawson Creek, BC

Job Title:

Chief Financial Officer

Starting Date:



This exempt position offers a competitive salary, benefits package and an excellent finance team.


The PRRD is eager to welcome an enthusiastic, motivated and team-orientated individual to fill the position of the retiring Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

The ideal candidate will have a recognized degree in Finance, Commerce, Business Administration, Public Administration, or related, supplemented by an Accounting Designation in any of the following: CPA, CA, CMA or CGA, plus 7 years’ experience in a unionized local government environment, preferably a regional district.


The CFO is responsible for the statutory duties of the Financial Officer under the Local Government Act. Reporting to the CAO, the CFO is accountable for the overall financial administration of the PRRD and will provide leadership in areas of budget, planning, reporting, policies, debt and investment management, risk management, related bylaws and asset management. As the head of the Finance Department, the CFO provides management excellence with primary responsibility for the day-to-day operations of all finance-related activities, with support from the Finance Manager and five Clerks.

The CFO ensures the overall integrity of financial management practices, procedures and policies for the organization. Continuous operational improvements, effective controls of revenue and expenditures, along with integrated policies, are cornerstones of the position.

A detailed job description can be obtained at: .

How to Apply:
Applicants are invited to submit their resumes, complete with cover letter and references “in confidence” to:
  • Peace River Regional District
    Attention: Kelsey Bates, Executive Assistant
    PO Box 810
    Dawson Creek, BC, V1G 4H8
  • Phone: 1-800-670-7773
  • Fax: 1-250-784-3220
  • Email:

We thank you for your interest, however, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

Closing Date:

February 05, 2018 at 4:30 pm