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Chief Financial Officer
This position is part of the Exempt Group
The Okanagan Regional Library (ORL) is the 16th largest library system in Canada, serving over 370,000 residents. It covers some of the most beautiful territory in BC, stretching from Golden in the Rockies to Osoyoos in the heart of the Okanagan wine and fruit growing areas. The system is staffed by energetic and committed people who have begun the shift to a more learning and technology focussed service.
The Okanagan Regional Library has an exciting opportunity for the right candidate in the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) role on their leadership team.
We’re looking for a solution focused, creative thinker with exceptional communication skills to lead our financial team. The incumbent will perform complex administrative, supervisory, and professional accounting work at the senior management level, including planning and directing fiscal administration for the Library, delivering leadership and direction to assigned financial and administrative support services (accounting, property acquisition and maintenance, wage and benefit administration), and preparing the annual budget and overseeing expenditure control.
In addition, the incumbent negotiates and administers leases and facility maintenance contracts, oversees repair and maintenance for all library buildings and develops annual operating and capital budget estimates for the maintenance of library buildings.
The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and collaborative leader with exceptional communication and leadership skills. The individual will hold a CPA designation and have a minimum of seven (7) years of experience in a senior financial management position and some experience working successfully with a large political Board.
A criminal record check is a condition of employment. This position is permanent full-time 35 hours weekly. Should you be interested in learning more about this leadership opportunity, including the compensation and benefits package, please contact Carla Phillips or Karen Barrett @ 250-860-4033. Expressions of interest, including an up-to-date resume and cover letter should be forwarded in confidence to email@example.com indicating the date of availability to undertake the position as CFO.
Human Resources Department
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 K.L.O. Road
Kelowna, BC V1W 3P6
Fax: (250) 861-8696
Closing Date: June 8, 2018
Please quote Competition #18-70
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