You are an experienced finance or accounting professional with a flair for working with others. Your background includes budgeting, forecasting and business planning. Providing financial management leadership on a flexible part-time basis is a good fit for you. You are excited to learn about and contribute to enhancing forests to achieve environmental, economic and social benefits.
The Forest Enhancement Society of BC (FESBC) is a new organization. The purposes of the Society are:
To advance environmental and resource stewardship of British Columbia’s forests by:
- preventing and mitigating the impact of wildfires;
- improving damaged or low value forests;
- improving habitat for wildlife;
- supporting the use of fibre from damaged and low value forests; and
- treating forests to improve the management of greenhouse gases.
FESBC is seeking a Finance Manager who will assist the Society deliver cost-effective and impactful programs to improve forest health, wildlife habitat, fibre utilization, management of forest carbon and communities’ resilience to wildfire.
Reporting to the Executive Director, this position oversees and coordinates financial functions that involve budgeting, accounting, forecasting and reporting activities for FESBC and works with partner organizations, central financial authorities, Federal government, crown agencies, as well as Ministry program and financial staff.
The Qualifications and Experience Required
The ideal candidate for this position will likely have experience in public accounting and a proven track record of delivering cost-effective and efficient finance and accounting services.
The successful candidate must also have a degree in accounting or finance or related studies, and a minimum of seven years of related experience; or an equivalent combination.
The Terms of Employment
Compensation for this position will be competitive with BC public sector salary levels. The position could be filled by an in-house employee or under a contract. The successful candidate will be based primarily in the FESBC office in Kamloops.
The Application Process
You will email a detailed resume to the FESBC Office at: email@example.com accompanied by a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and highlighting your suitability. Closing date for applications is Friday, February 1st, 2019. Only those applicants invited for interviews will receive notification from the hiring panel.