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The Village of Fruitvale: Manager of Finance and Corporate Services  

The Village of Fruitvale (BC) is searching for a Manager of Finance and Corporate Services (MFCS). The ideal candidate will have an accounting designation, business degree or certification in public financial administration, or, a related discipline. Experience should include 5 years within public or municipal financial administration, preferably with three at a management level, including a strategic financial planning role.

 

The MFCS is responsible for the statutory duties assigned under the Community Charter and Local Government Act, planning, coordinating, implementing, safeguarding and directing all aspects of the Village’s financial accounting, capital management, budget internal controls, performance measures and reporting requirements. The MFCS possesses a sound understanding of municipal financial administration requirements for the public sector and has the necessary hallmarks of a treasurer; a strong commitment to accountability, financial integrity and ethical conduct. Demonstrated planning and/or risk management expertise is also an asset.

 

As a key member of the management team and reporting directly to the CAO, the MFCS also has the responsibility to offer financial advice and guidance to Council. Responsible for all matters involving financial obligations of the Village, the MFCS is also prepared to be acting CAO as required.

The Village offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, with generous municipal benefits and professional development opportunities in the local government management area.

Situated in “the heart of the Beaver Valley” in the beautiful four-season Kootenays, Fruitvale offers a wide range of services and amenities for active lifestyles. With nearby hiking, fishing, skiing, golfing and biking, residents also enjoy a local curling rink, skating arena, community hall, sports fields and ballparks. Fruitvale is well served by retail and grocery stores while also featuring medical/dental services, a K – 7 school, and a credit union. Local transit provides connections beyond the Village boundaries to additional services, with a regional hospital and two airports within a 20-minute drive. While Fruitvale’s population is ~2100, its service area contains approximately 5000 residents. Through ongoing improvement projects and social programs involving youth and seniors, Fruitvale remains committed to moving forward.

Applications are being accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until September 14th, 2018. Please send your resume and cover letter by email to: Mike Maturo, Chief Administrative Officer at cao@village.fruitvale.bc.ca  A job description is available – see below.

We thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position and will acknowledge receipt of applications, however, only candidates selected for additional consideration will be contacted further.

Job Description - Manager of Finance and Corporate Services

 

 

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