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Title Financial Controller
Job ID 0870-14-EXEMPT-08
Progress Status Closed-Position Filled
Closing Date Noon, July 28, 2014
Position Overview The District of West Vancouver’s high-calibre, close-knit and supportive team of professionals makes the District not only an exceptional place, but an exceptional place to work. This spectacular seaside community is enhanced by the District’s commitment to sustainability, outstanding community services, and world-class festivals and events. One of three local governments on the North Shore, the District of West Vancouver covers 38 square miles and provides services to about 43,000 residents and 2,800 businesses.

The District of West Vancouver’s Financial Services Division has an immediate opening for a permanent, full-time Corporate Controller.
Responsibilities Reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer, this position will be responsible for providing advisory services, as well as “hands on” assistance on a wide range of financial, accounting, financial reporting, and budgeting issues to District managers and staff. The incumbent will assist the CFO with the planning, development, implementation, and coordination of the District’s budgeting, financial reporting, and accounting functions and processes. An ability to analyze and to exercise a considerable degree of sound, independent judgment in resolving problems related to financial services is crucial to success in this position. Vision-oriented, with strong interpersonal skills, the candidate will bring a proven ability to develop credibility and to work effectively with elected officials, employees, and external stakeholders.
Requirements The successful candidate will have completed a recognized professional accounting program or Commerce degree specializing in Accounting or Finance, and will possess membership or eligibility for membership as a Chartered Professional Accountant, plus considerable related experience in accounting, budgeting, auditing, computerized financial systems and supervisory experience. A BC Driver’s Licence and a personal vehicle are necessary for this position.

The successful candidate is required to supply a criminal record check and a copy of their credentials.
Posting Disclaimer This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licences and certificates required of candidates.
Functional Area Finance and Accounting
Job Status Permanent Full-Time
Date Added 7/16/2014
Hours of Work 35 hours per week (hours and days of work may vary)
Application Information Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Portal to apply for this position. Please note that all candidates must apply through the Career Portal; we do not accept resumes via email or hard copy.