General Manager – Finance (Chief Financial Officer)

Regional District of Kootenay Boundary

General Manager – Finance (Chief Financial Officer)

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary, comprising five electoral areas and eight municipalities with a total population of 31,477 residents, is seeking a General Manager – Finance. This senior management position is responsible for directing the Regional District’s financial, accounting and administrative operations and services, including operating and capital budgeting, cash management, payroll, financial reporting, asset management, risk analysis and policy development. This is an excellent career opportunity for an experienced manager with the required technical skills who wishes to join a progressive, innovative and forward thinking Regional District responsible for the provision of over fifty distinct regional, sub-regional and electoral area operations and services. You would also become a key member of a senior team of three General Managers reporting directly to the Chief Administrative Officer with direct involvement in many varied, challenging and rewarding strategic priorities, corporate initiatives and special projects. An additional critical component of the job would be providing professional leadership, mentoring and support to an experienced team of dedicated departmental staff.

The ideal candidate will have a degree or certificate in business or public administration, combined with a professional accounting designation (CA, CGA, RIA). A minimum of eight years of progressively responsible accounting experience, ideally at a senior management level in a BC local government setting would be preferred. Well-developed computer, information technology, research and analytical skills, as well as a sound knowledge of asset management, are required strengths for this position.  Previous experience and familiarity with emergency management in a local government setting would also be an asset.

The Regional District is prepared to offer a competitive salary, including a comprehensive benefit package and generous relocation assistance. The Region is also located in one of the most spectacularly beautiful areas in British Columbia which offers unlimited lifestyle and recreational opportunities. 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest and resume, by Wednesday, July 31st 2019, to:

JB Consultants Inc.
Attention: Mr. Gerald D. Berry
Phone: 250 713 6331

For a detailed job description and more information on the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary, please visit   If you have specific questions regarding this position, you are invited to contact Mr. Berry directly. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Organization: Regional District of Kootenay Boundary
Location: Trail, BC
Region: West Kootenay / Boundary
Professional Category(s): Financial Administration
Posted: June 28, 2019, 8:34 am
Expires: July 31, 2019, 4:30 pm

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