The District of Port Hardy is a dynamic and vibrant coastal community located on beautiful Northern Vancouver Island and adjacent to the most spectacular outdoor recreational opportunities on the BC coast.
Reporting to the CAO, the Director of Financial Services is responsible for the statutory duties of the financial officer under the Community Charter. This senior management position will also be responsible for the overall financial administration of the municipality and provide leadership in the areas of budget, financial planning, development of financial policies, collections and asset management. The Director of Financial Services will be responsible for the annual municipal financial reports, related bylaws and attend Council meetings as required.
The ideal candidate will have a recognized accounting designation supplemented by a minimum of three (3) years of senior municipal or related accounting/financial and management experience. The candidate will be comfortable in a computerized environment and be proficient with Microsoft Office applications. Experience with MAIS accounting systems and a sound knowledge of computer networking would be beneficial.
This high profile role requires a professional with excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to deal effectively with Council, a wide variety of internal customers, members of the community and government agencies.
A detailed job description is available at:
The District offers an excellent benefit package and competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a letter of interest, detailed resume and references by 4:00pm on January 5, 2018 via mail, email or fax to:
Allison McCarrick, CAO
District of Port Hardy
PO Box 68
Port Hardy BC V0N2P0
Tel: 250-949-6665 Fax: 250-949-7433
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.