The District of Houston is looking for its next Director of Finance. The ideal candidate for this position will have strong post-secondary education, solid work ethic, local government leadership expertise, and the willingness to have fun while accomplishing great things.
Houston is nestled in the beautiful Bulkley Valley amongst some of BC’s finest outdoor recreational opportunities. Strategically located halfway between the hub cities of Prince George and Terrace, the District and its surrounding countryside can be enjoyed year round, offering a range of activities including cross county skiing, hiking, fishing, biking, and snowmobiling.
Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director of Finance will provide effective financial management practices, using excellent analytical and planning skills. The role will involve:
- Utilizing a thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures; and working with complex computer accounting systems;
- Preparing financial statements and reports, as well as provisional, annual, and long-term budgets for submission to Council;
- Coordinating and administering collection systems, performing audits, and managing investments; and
- Developing and maintaining effective relations with employees and the community at large.