Chief Financial Officer – Northern Development (Prince George, BC)

Northern Development

Northern Development is an independent, non-profit corporation; a catalyst stimulating economic growth through investments in grassroots, community-led projects. The board, regional advisory committees and staff of Northern Development have a passion for growing the economy of central and northern British Columbia.

Do you have extensive experience tracking the performance of institutional investment portfolios?

Do you excel in producing investment and financial projections and scenarios to support the development of a corporate strategic plan?

Do you have demonstrated leadership skills in managing people and projects in a collaborative environment?

Join our executive team as a:

Chief Financial Officer

In this strategic leadership role on our executive team, you will report to the Chief Executive Officer and be responsible for developing and implementing Northern Development’s operations strategy. You will advise on optimizing the sustainable management of the Trust’s capital base and oversee all fiscal responsibilities for the organization. This role is responsible for supervising staff and fostering a high-performing and collaborative team environment.

You will assist in establishing yearly strategic objectives, the selection of outside consultants for audit and investment management decisions relating to finance, oversee and communicate long-term planning scenarios for project disbursement targets and administrative costs under a variety of investment portfolio returns.

This position requires that the CFO maintain and monitor active contracts, loan portfolios and work with proponents and local governments to ensure project deliverables are attained with sound financial management practices and reporting.

As well, the CFO ensures technology systems support the Trust’s requirements, and actively monitors the information technology network performance and security to make recommendations for continuous improvement.

You will develop, monitor, and communicate all cash flow forecasts for administrative costs and for major project disbursement requirements and integrate with investment return projections. You will also provide investment and financial projections and scenarios to support the development of the corporate strategic plan.

Ideally you have:

  • A Certified Professional Accounting designation (CPA) and a minimum of seven years of progressive experience in finance, or banking and experience in public sector, financial and/or program administration
  • A sound knowledge of organizational effectiveness, operations management, human resource management, information technology management and enterprise-wide risk management best practices
  • Expert knowledge of financial management policies and practices, financial controls, financial management information systems, human resources and related provincial and federal regulations and procedures

Additional information about Northern Development Initiative Trust, the detailed job description and qualifications can be found on our website

To apply for this position please submit a resume, and cover letter by, February 19, 2021, to:

Diane Bourret, 3GreenLights Consulting
Northern Development
Prince George, B.C.

Northern Development is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the region we serve.
We promote employment equity and encourage you to self-identify if you belong to a marginalized group.

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