Village of McBride
Chief Financial Officer/Deputy Corporate Officer
The Village of McBride is offering a unique opportunity to fill the role as Chief Financial Officer/Deputy Corporate Officer and join our dynamic and dedicated team.
The Village of McBride is a small and friendly rural community nestled between the Rocky Mountains and the North Cariboo Mountains within the historical Robson Valley. This spectacular scenic community offers pristine year-round recreation opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast. We are strategically located on Highway 16, just short trips away from Prince George, Jasper and Kamloops. Forestry, agriculture and tourism industries help this community thrive and McBride is the, “Gateway to the Ancient Forest”, located one hour west.
As the Chief Financial Officer/Deputy Corporate Officer, you will bring several years of experience in local government or the public sector to our team. This is a statutory officer position, reporting directly to the Chief Administrative Officer.
We are seeking a highly motivated team player who is a strategic thinker, has demonstrated strong work ethic and professionalism and joins us in being customer service focused. This position is a member of the Village’s senior management team.
As the CFO you will provide leadership in the development of budgeting, financial planning and reporting as well as necessary policies, bylaws, collections, and asset management. As the DCO you will be responsible for performing a variety of complex and confidential administrative duties associated with relevant municipal legislation, corporate records management and Council/Committee processes and protocols. The DCO will assist with the drafting of legal documents and contracts, as well as be responsible for coordination of Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act requests. The CFO/DCO attends council meetings as required to provide information and financial advice to our elected officials.
The CFO is accountable to the statutory duties of the financial officer under the Community Charter. The desirable candidate will have a professional accounting designation (CPA) or equivalent combination of education and experience enhanced by five years experience working in progressively responsible financial leadership roles preferably in local government. The candidate must also demonstrate knowledge of the Community Charter, Local Government Act and municipal accounting principles as they apply to this position. The right candidate will possess the ability to perform a wide range of tasks under tight deadlines and demonstrate excellent interpersonal, customer service, and communication skills.
The Village of McBride offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package commensurate with experience and qualifications. If you are interested in this exciting career opportunity, please submit a covering letter and resume outlining your qualifications and experience, in confidence, no later than 5:00 pm on Tuesday, May 30, 2020.
Sheila McCutcheon, CAO
Village of McBride
PO Box 519, 100 Robson Centre
McBride, BC V0J 2E0
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.