BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Peace River Regional District

Investment Officer

Full Time, Permanent Position (Fort St. John office)

Join the PRRD Team!

Come work with the Peace River Regional District team in the mighty Peace Region of northeastern BC – world renowned for our friendly people, spectacular outdoor recreation and linkages to the Yukon and Alaska.

The Peace River Regional District includes four electoral areas and seven member municipalities, with a total population of approximately 60,000, covering a vast 120,000 square kilometer area.

Position Overview
Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, this exciting position will provide oversight for investing, budgeting, accounting and financial controls to ensure that relevant information supports strategic decision making, financial sustainability and efficient delivery of financial services.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: forecasting cash flow positions and related borrowing needs; advising on short and long range liquidity aspects; maintaining policies and procedures; budget support; monitoring and evaluating capital expenditures; providing accounting expertise; and asset management.

The ideal candidate will hold a degree in a related discipline, such as financial management or business, along with a recognized Chartered Professional Accounting designation, and a minimum of two to five years of related financial management experience, preferably in local government.

We are seeking applicants with proven management skills, as well as excellent communication and organizational skills. Knowledge of applicable local government legislation and regional district structures is an asset. Familiarity with financial/operations management systems such as Vadim and FMW Web is desirable.

A valid BC Drivers’ License is required. Weekly travel to the Dawson Creek office is required. During the recruitment process, applicants will be requested to provide a current Criminal Records Check.

Additional Information
The hours of work are Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, with one hour for lunch.

This exempt position offers a competitive salary, benefits package and an excellent team. If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding career opportunity and want to be a leader amongst our professionals in this bountiful and opportunity filled area, considering making the Peace Country your community and the Peace River Regional District your team!

Posting Date
January 13, 2021

Application Deadline
January 27, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Application Information
Visit to view the job description for a full list of qualifications and to find out the status of this posting and other employment opportunities with the PRRD.

Apply in confidence by providing a cover letter noting the position being applied for, a resume, and three supervisory references to:

Peace River Regional District
Human Resources
P. 250-784-3231 F. 250-784-3220

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Region: Peace River
Professional Categories: Financial Administration
Posted: January 13, 2021, 12:03 pm
Expires: January 27, 2021, 4:00 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset