Controller – City of Campbell River (Campbell River, BC)

By | May 17, 2019

With a moderate climate, spectacular scenery and year-round recreational offerings at our doorstep, the City of Campbell River is the ideal location to live, work, and play.


We are seeking an experienced Controller to help serve our growing community.

As part of the Finance team, reporting to the Finance Manager and working in close collaboration with the Finance Reporting Supervisor, you will provide leadership and direction in controllership responsibilities, including accounting, financial and statutory reporting, payroll, financial systems support, accounts payable/receivable, and cash/treasury/debt management.

Complementing your Professional Accounting Designation, you will also have:

  • Five years’ progressive experience in a finance role, preferably with a minimum three years’ experience in municipal or public sector accounting.
  • Three years’ of supervisory experience in an accounting environment.  
  • A focus on results with strong leadership, relationship building and communication skills.

Success in this role will require thorough knowledge of professional accounting, budgeting, financial reporting, payroll and auditing practices, processes, and procedures.

This exempt position offers a competitive salary, commensurate with qualifications and experience, as well as an attractive benefit and vacation package.

For a detailed job description that lists all the necessary qualifications for this position, please visit the “Employment Opportunities” section of our website at

This posting closes at 4:30 pm on Friday, June 7, 2019.

Please send your resume with covering letter, quoting Competition EXT-19-28 to:

Human Resources Department
City of Campbell River
301 St. Ann’s Road, Campbell River, BC   V9W 4C7

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those short listed
for interviews will be contacted.

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