Chief Financial Officer
The Village of Lytton
Chief Financial Officer
The Village of Lytton is located at the confluence of the Fraser and Thompson Rivers, earning it a reputation as “Canada’s River Rafting Capital”. The mild climate lends to many outdoor activities, such as gardening, hiking, cycling, white-water rafting, gold-panning, hunting & fishing. The city is approximately a 3-hour scenic drive north of metropolitan Vancouver through the stunningly beautiful Fraser Canyon, or via a 2-hour drive west of the bustling city of Kamloops. While within easy access to these larger centres, Lytton offers the charm of a rural life, with a small professional and business sector that readily provides residents with their day-to-day shopping and service need. Lytton is home to beautiful and scenic residential areas with spectacular canyon views, ringed by majestic mountains and nestled in the elbow where the two rivers meet.
The Lytton River Festival and the May Day celebrations provide annual cultural events with stellar family-oriented entertainment. The farmers’ market, held weekly in season, attracts tourists and local residents, earning a reputation for offering superb selections of locally grown produce and ready-to-eat treats, as well as locally manufactured goods and crafts. The city and the surrounding communities are home to a vibrant and growing arts community that includes painters, carvers, sculptors, weavers, writers and playwrights. Lytton is also attractive to train enthusiasts, as two railways run near to the village, offering unsurpassed opportunities for trainspotting. Lytton is a great place to work, play and raise a family! For more information visit www.lytton.ca.
The Mayor and Council of the Village of Lytton are seeking a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to provide full time financial officer services under the oversight of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). The CFO will plan, direct and manage the Village of Lytton’s overall financial plans and policies, along with its accounting practices, the conduct of its relationship with governing boards and organizations, and with the members of the Village’s financial community. The CFO will be a member of the senior management team and function as a key advisor to staff and council, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to deal effectively with council, internal customers, members of the community and government agencies. The CFO is responsible for the statutory financial administrative duties under the Community Charter and Local Government Act, and will be responsible for development of finance-related bylaws, and will attend council meetings and committee meetings as required.
The ideal candidate will have an accounting designation, CGA, CA or CMA and five years’ experience in a parallel field related to municipal finance, preferably in local government. Knowledge of PSAB accounting standards is required, experience in preparing and conducting audits, as well as knowledge and experience in CaseWare and MuniWare software programs. In addition, the ideal candidate will have five years’ managerial or supervisory experience, and in the provision of leadership in the areas of budget, financial planning, development of financial policies, collections and asset management.
The Village of Lytton offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits package, a supportive work environment and encourages continued career and professional development. Interested applicants are requested to send their resume, including a covering letter, which reflects their knowledge, skills and abilities relevant to the position, in confidence, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. For further information or to discuss this opportunity, please contact: Rebecca Anderson, CAO, Village of Lytton; Tel: (250) 455-2355; E-mail: email@example.com
Thank you to all applicants for their interest. However, only those being considered will be contacted.