Chief Financial Officer
Town of Oliver
Chief Financial Officer
If you are a visionary accounting professional who has the experience and integrity to manage the finances of a municipality, has the talent to work well with people and foster the best possible performance from staff, and you are passionate about providing valued services to your community, we want to hear from you!
Strategically located near the south end of the Okanagan Valley, in south-central British Columbia, the Town of Oliver sits in the only desert area of Canada. Oliver is home to 4,800 permanent residents and supports a trading area of 10,000. Its attractive South Okanagan climate and location fosters winter and summer recreational activities including skiing, golf, hiking, cycling, and water sports, along with a full selection of indoor recreation options. Known as the Canada’s Wine Capital, Oliver is the ideal setting for growing wine grapes, and produces many of the highest rated wines in the world! Oliver’s labour force, social services, infrastructure, lifestyle alternatives and recreational assets provide for a healthy community and a strong base for sustained growth.
The Town of Oliver is seeking a seasoned Chartered Professional Accountant 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, risk management, human resources and corporate performance management.
In addition to a minimum of five years of experience in a senior financial management role within local government and a proven track record in sound financial planning and management, the ideal candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
If your background mirrors our requirements and you are motivated to play a key role at the Town of Oliver, you are invited to forward a cover letter and resume in confidence by Friday, December 21, 2018 quoting Competition No. EU-18-02 to:
Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen
Karmen Morgan, Manager of Human Resources
101 Martin Street, Penticton, BC V2A 5J9
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.