Chief Financial Officer

Trail, British Columbia
$140,000 - $150,000 (2023 rates), dependent on the candidate’s experience and credentials.
January 19, 2024
February 18, 2024
Job Type
CPA status
CPA Member



Trail, BC – Permanent, Full-Time


The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) is located in the southern interior of British Columbia and prides itself on providing smart, sustainable governance and services to its constituents throughout our 8,200 km2 region. Join us here where you’ll find world class skiing, biking, hiking and endless adventures amongst the mountains, lakes, rivers and breathtaking vistas, not to mention a burgeoning arts and culture scene. Our head office is located in the City of Trail, which combined with the nearby communities of Warfield, Montrose, Fruitvale and Rossland, is home to a population of approximately 20,000.


Bring together your fiscal and administrative expertise with this challenging and rewarding leadership role!


With the retirement of the incumbent, the RDKB is looking for its next General Manager – Finance. Also known as the Chief Financial Officer, this senior manager directs the Regional District’s financial, accounting, and administrative operations and services. This is an excellent career opportunity for an experienced manager who wishes to bring their technical skills to a progressive, innovative, and forward-thinking organization; or for an experienced General Manager looking for a great team and a wonderful place to live and work.


The successful candidate will be a key member of the senior management team of 3 General Managers and the CAO. Overseeing the Finance Department, which includes the Manager and Assistant Manager of Finance, as well as 5 staff, you’ll be directly involved in many varied, challenging and rewarding strategic priorities, corporate initiatives, and special projects. You’ll also provide professional leadership, mentoring and support to an experienced team of dedicated departmental staff.


The RDKB offers a competitive compensation package that includes enrolment in the Municipal Pension Plan, wellness allowance, extended health benefits and disability insurance as well as generous vacation and sick leave benefits. We value work/life balance, working 7 – 7.5 hours per day (summer/winter hours).


The RDKB prides itself on being a great place to work, where we enjoy working collaboratively to deliver smart and sustainable service to our constituents. The RDKB and its teams have been recognized with accolades in finance, safety, leadership. If you’re looking for a great place to work, a meaningful job and a beautiful place to live, please submit your application.


To be considered for this opportunity, candidates must possess:

  • A degree or certificate in business or public administration, combined with a professional accounting designation (CPA, CA, CGA) At least 8 years of progressively responsible accounting experience, ideally at a senior management level in a BC local government setting Well-developed computer, information technology, research, and analytical skills A sound knowledge of asset management Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License Satisfactory criminal record check.


For more information about this opportunity, please review the job description available on the RDKB Careers page. To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume to Brianna Cochrane, Manager of Human Resources at This opportunity will remain open until it is filled.


Position Information

Status:                                  Full Time, Management

Office Hours:                      Monday to Friday, 35-37.5 hours per week (winter/summer schedule)

Compensation:                 $140,000 - $150,000 (2023 rates), dependent on the candidate’s experience and credentials.


To be successful, candidates must possess the right to work in Canada. The RDKB is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. Only those applicants shortlisted for this opportunity will be contacted. The RDKB thanks all candidates for their interest.