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Director, Financial Planning + Reporting

Harbour West Consulting
Squamish, British Columbia
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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The District of Squamish respectfully acknowledges that it lives and works on the traditional and unceded territories of the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) Nations. Squamish Nation and the District of Squamish recognize that the interests of all persons living in our communities are best served by working together and building an effective government-to-government relationship.

The District of Squamish (the District) delivers a range of services to our municipality to ensure a safe, highly functioning, and livable community. The District is governed by six Councillors and one Mayor who, with leadership and staff, are committed to advancing strategic social and economic growth, while preserving the values and character of the region.


Reporting to the General Manager of Financial Services, the Director, Financial Planning and Reporting is a key member of the Finance leadership team and a lead contributor to the District’s financial planning process. The position is responsible for the oversight and administration of the District’s financial planning, reporting, and advisory functions; software support and design improvement; and the education of staff and Council on financial planning policies and procedures. The Director will provide strategic leadership and effective management of the Financial Planning team.

This is an exciting opportunity for a strategic senior finance professional with strong financial planning experience in local or regional government and/or the broader public sector. The successful candidate will be bondable, possess a CPA designation, and have advanced education credentials in a related field. The successful candidate will have a minimum of seven (7) years of experience, including leading a diverse team in the oversight of financial planning including long-range planning, debt servicing, asset management, and reserve continuity planning. An equivalent combination of technical skills, experience, and education will be considered.

The salary for this position is $131,747.73-$144,777.72, supplemented by a comprehensive benefits package, Municipal Pension Plan, as well as a fortnight schedule (70 hours bi-weekly), which allows for an earned day off every second week. A hybrid/flexible work from home arrangement may be considered in accordance with the District’s Remote Work Policy.


Harbour West Consulting believes equity, diversity and inclusion are essential for the organizations we serve to achieve the business goals they strive for. We believe that everyone – no matter their gender, racialized identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, ability, religion, political beliefs, family status, socioeconomic status, citizenship status, or Indigenous status – should have equitable access to jobs and opportunities. We strive to ensure the recruitment process unfolds in a fair, transparent, timely and open manner to include individuals previously underrepresented or discouraged from participating.

Should you be interested in learning more about this exciting opportunity with District of Squamish, please contact Harbour West Consulting at 604-998-4032 or forward your resume and letter of introduction, in confidence, to We will respond to all who express interest.


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