Manager, Accounting Services

City of Nanaimo

Discover What's Possible - The City of Nanaimo is a rapidly growing community with a population of approximately 98,000. Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, on the east coast of Vancouver Island, we are centrally located, about 1½ hours from Victoria and 2 hours from Vancouver by ferry. With a university and well-developed parks, recreational, cultural and social amenities, Nanaimo is truly an extraordinary place to live.

Permanent Full-Time

Manager, Accounting Services

(Competition 19-66)

Position Overview
The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Manager, Accounting Services. Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Manager, Accounting Services is responsible for the general accounting functions of the City of Nanaimo and is responsible for the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of all municipal accounting records and reports.  The incumbent manages and directs Accounting Services staff and is responsible for the preparation of financial reports, carrying out audits, special projects of a financial nature, and providing advice and guidance on financial matters to Council and senior staff. The Manager, Accounting Services exercises considerable independent judgement and action in his/her daily work and only matters of major impact or policy are referred to the Director. 

Completion of a recognized British Columbia Professional Accounting Designation (CPA) and 5 years’ related experience in a variety of accounting practices, including 3 years’ in a management supervisory role in municipal government is required for this role. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.  Applicants must possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check.

Additional Information
This is an Excluded position and a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package is included.

To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter to referencing the specific competition 19-66.

Posting Date
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Application Deadline
Open Until Filled

Contact Information
Human Resources
City of Nanaimo
2nd Floor, 455 Wallace Street
Nanaimo, BC  V9R 5J6
Phone: (250) 755-4406
Fax: (250) 755-4449

For detailed information on this position and for more information on our community, please visit our website at

The City of Nanaimo is an inclusive employer and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Organization: City of Nanaimo
Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Category(s): Financial Administration
Posted: August 21, 2019, 9:32 am
Expires: October 31, 2019, 4:30 pm

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