Director Financial Planning

Duties:  Reporting to the Vice President – Finance and Corporate Services, the Director is accountable to provide leadership to the Financial Services department and to ensure complete and accurate financial records and reporting. This position provides operational leadership to the College’s budget and variance reporting cycles, and works as an internal financial consultant to budget officers in a responsive, innovative and integrated fashion. This position is responsible to: • Ensure that appropriate and effective control systems are in place; • Provide support and leadership to the Financial Services department for the ongoing improvement of financial systems/processes, and identify financial policy gaps; • Provide operational and strategic leadership to the Purchasing and Shipping/Receiving function and oversee all procurement activities; • Manage various third-party service contracts; • Determines cash flow requirements; and, • Ensures all budgets are created accurately considering requirements of Collective Agreements and Terms of Employment. A comprehensive job description detailing the responsibilities and qualifications of the position is attached.

Qualifications: • Professional accounting (CPA) designation, with a thorough understanding of PSAB accounting and fund accounting standards • A minimum of five years of experience in a comparable financial management role involving the development and leadership of a team of professional and technical staff • Advanced knowledge of computerized accounting systems and integrated management information systems with advanced understanding of public/government financial, administrative, budgeting and investment practices. • A working knowledge of collective agreements along with excellent communication skills including negotiation, mediation, persuasion, influencing and conflict resolution • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office applications including Excel


As an employee of the College of the Rockies the successful candidate is expected to be a lifelong learner who continues to develop his/her skills to help the College meet the needs of our students and our other valued clients.

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