Assistant Finance Manager, Planning -

Duncan, BRITISH COLUMBIA | about 1 month | Deadline: 06 Apr 2021
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Job Summary

Job Description

 The Cowichan Valley Regional District is now accepting applications from prospective candidates to join our organization as a key member of the management team to lead our budgetary and financial planning  functions.

Majestic mountains, the rugged West Coast Trail, serene lakes and one of the world’s tallest free- standing timber rail trestles all lie in the picturesque Cowichan Valley Regional District. Located on Vancouver Island, the Cowichan Valley Regional District provides a wide range of local government services to a population of 80,000, located within its 4 distinct municipalities and 9 electoral areas.

Reporting to the Manager, Finance the Assistant Finance Manager, Planning is responsible for planning, coordinating and overseeing the preparation of the Regional District’s financial plans and annual budget and providing analysis and advice to managers. This will include the preparation of the annual requisition for the Regional District and the Regional Hospital District. Assessment of financial risks and development of risk mitigation strategies and the administration of grant applications and claims are also key accountabilities.

The incumbent will demonstrate strong communication and management skills, knowledge and experience with local government fund accounting, budgeting practices, financial risk management, grant administration and be adept with integrated financial software applications.

As the ideal candidate you will be a Chartered Professional Accountant with six years of related progressive experience, including three years of supervisory experience, preferably in a local or regional government environment.

If you are seasoned financial planning professional who has the integrity to lead the annual budgeting process of an active regional district and has the talent to function well with people and support them in doing optimal work on behalf of the citizens of the Cowichan Valley Regional District, we want to hear from you. For a complete job description or further information on this exciting opportunity, please visit our website at

Please forward your resume in complete confidence to the Human Resources Division before 4:30 p.m. April 6, 2021 quoting competition 21027-E. We can be reached by e-mail

The Cowichan Valley Regional District would like to thank all applicants. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Cowichan Valley Regional District | 175 Ingram Street, Duncan BC, V9L 1N8 | Phone: (250) 746-2500 Fax: (250) 746-2522  

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: 5 years or more