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Accounting Manager/Interim Chief Financial Officer

Job Type: 
Management / Administration
City of West Kelowna
Competition Number: 
Job Description : 

The City of West Kelowna is a vibrant, growing city located on the west shores of beautiful Okanagan Lake.  Our employees consistently achieve remarkable results in a fast paced and innovative environment.  If you are a motivated and dynamic individual and thrive as being part of an enthusiastic team, please consider this opportunity to join us as the Accounting Manager / Interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO). 

Temporarily reporting to the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer the Accounting Manager is responsible for:

  • overseeing the day-to-day operation of general accounting, budgeting, accounts payable and payroll functions. 
  • the maintenance and operation of the Accounting Department’s internal controls, records and systems in compliance with accounting policies, procedures and regulations.
  • periodic financial reporting including but not limited to; monthly, quarterly, annual audited financial statements. 
  • the ability to supervise and direct the day-to-day tasks, financial year-end processes, month end processes, financial planning, periodic management reporting and projects of accounting department’s personnel.

The successful incumbent will initially hold the position of Interim CFO for an indefinite term and will be responsible for developing, implementing and administering financial management and reporting systems.  You will possess outstanding strategic long and short-term financial planning, and have sound leadership skills to manage, train, motivate and direct a team of staff. 

Along with your Professional Accounting Designation, we require you to have a minimum of 7 years progressively responsible and decision-making experience in a Municipal setting including supervisory experience in a Unionized Environment.  

The Accounting Manager is a permanent full-time exempt position that offers a competitive salary, benefits package and municipal pension plan.  If you are seeking a challenge and are ready to join a City that prides itself in being progressive.

Closing Date: 
March 5, 2018
Application Return: 

Please submit your application, in confidence, by March 5, 2018.  

City of West Kelowna, Human Resources Manager  

Please quote competition number 18-23E

Email -  careers@westkelownacity.ca 


Fax - 778.797.8896