Manager of Finance – District of Central Saanich (Central Saanich, BC)

The DISTRICT OF CENTRAL SAANICH is seeking an experienced

The District of Central Saanich, located on the Saanich Peninsula of Southern Vancouver Island, is part of the Greater Victoria Area and enjoys the reputation of being among the best locations in Canada to work, live and play. The District is bounded on both the east and west by ocean with many beach access points and is central to all amenities of the Greater Victoria area. With a temperate year round climate, a population of 18,000 people, rolling countryside, forests, parks, beautiful homes and the ocean, the quality of life is outstanding.

Reporting to the Director of Financial Services, the Manager of Finance is responsible for a variety of complex duties including preparing annual financial statements, coordinating the annual audit process, preparing annual municipal financial reports, managing daily general accounting operations, payroll services, utility billing, taxation, and customer service. This position manages a small complement of employees and supports preparation of the Five Year Financial Plan and Annual Progress Reporting. The ability to work independently and under pressure and deadlines is required.

The ideal candidate for the position will have a professional accounting designation (CPA) and a minimum of five years progressively senior experience in municipal finance, with at least two years in supervisory roles.

We expect you to have excellent management, interpersonal and communication skills and to be technically astute; comfortable working at an advanced level with a variety of technology in the workplace.

You are progressive, results oriented and accountable. You work effectively, efficiently and perform well under pressure. You also have a thorough knowledge of public sector accounting standards.  

Consider joining our committed team and being part of an innovative, community minded and rewarding workplace.

The District is offering a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. Interested candidates are invited to submit their resumes by 4:30 p.m. on March 12, 2021 to . To learn more about this position please visit

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