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Chief Financial Officer

District of Ucluelet

Due to a retirement, the District of Ucluelet, which is situated on the edge of Vancouver Island's beautiful west coast, is offering a unique opportunity for a dynamic, motivated leader to join our management team as the Chief Financial Officer.

  • The District of Ucluelet is seeking a seasoned candidate with a strong financial background to join our organization as a key member of the senior management team and to undertake the responsibility of the statutory duties of the Financial Officer under the Community Charter and Local Government Act.
  • Reporting directly to the Chief Administrative Officer and leading a small department, the CFO provides support to council and municipal departments in strategic planning, budgeting, financial reporting and monitoring, financial analysis, revenue and collections, investments, purchasing, risk management, and taxation.
  • You must be an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual who excels at accounting and thrives in a fast paced environment where you will be called upon to use all of your analytical and financial skills.
The ideal candidate will possess:
  • An accounting designation (CA, CMA, CGA) or equivalent experience and education;
  • A minimum 5 years of municipal financial experience or related accounting, financial and management experience;
  • Thorough knowledge of municipal financial management, policies and procedures;
  • A solid working knowledge of municipal financial software (MAIS is preferred);
  • Proven report writing capability;
  • Ability to prepare and make presentations to council and the public;
  • Proven supervisory and team leadership skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License.

This is an exempt position with an anticipated start date of April 24, 2017 and offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package and a municipal pension plan. A full job description may be found at

To Apply:

If you are interested in an exciting and challenging opportunity while living in one of the most spectacular communities in BC, please forward your resume and cover letter, in confidence, to: Andrew Yeates, Chief Administrative Officer (, no later than 4 p.m. on March 31, 2017.

Chief Financial Officer District of Ucluelet British Columbia

Expiry Date: 2017-03-31
Date Posted: 2017-01-26
Province: British Columbia
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