Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Deputy Chief Financial Officer
City of Kimberley Finance Department
 Kimberley, British Columbia
Job Description

Community Profile:

For almost 100 years, Kimberley was home to the Sullivan Mine, the largest lead/zinc mine in the world. Rather than disappear with the closure of the Sullivan, Kimberley has reinvented itself as a progressive community that is one of 14 Resort Municipalities in BC and home to 8,115 enthusiastic residents. Kimberley is about community first - our incredible recreation assets attract visitors, but it is the community that brings them back.

Kimberley has an impressive array of community assets, including 2 indoor ice surfaces, a curling center, an aquatic center, a conference center, the largest park in Western Canada, an arts center and much more. In addition, there are 100 km of roadways, 26 km of sidewalk and 36 km of pathways to maintain.

The asset management plan is executed by a best-in-class management team and staff.

Position Overview:

The Deputy Chief Financial Officer (DCFO) oversees the Finance Department, assisting the Chief Financial Officer in ensuring financial objectives, statutory requirements, and financial reporting requirements are met. The DCFO has a significant role in the preparation of year end working papers, journal entries and annual financial statements in compliance with Canadian public sector accounting standards (PSAB) and Canadian generally accepted account principles (GAAP). This position also acts as the main contact for auditors during annual audits, as well as identifies, researches and implements new processes to improve efficiency. The DCFO also interacts and works with the public to resolve complex issues.

This is an exempt supervisory position. The DCFO is an effective leader who has the ability to develop cohesive teams that can achieve exceptional results, has the ability to build positive internal and external relations, and has excellent communication, organizational and problem-solving skills.


Applicants must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a senior finance capacity in local government or the private sector, as well as a minimum of 5 years’ experience managing and supervising staff. Applicants must also be registered as a Chartered Professional Accountant and be a member in good standing.

Additional Information:

This is a salaried position, based on a 37.5-hour work week, and relocation assistance may be provided to the successful applicant. Shortlisted applicants will be required to undergo a Police Information Check and a verification of their education credentials.