Newfoundland & Labrador


– Create your Story in Corner Brook –

Corner Brook, The Garden City, is Newfoundland’s west coast hub of health care, commerce, and education, with a spectacular combination of ocean and mountain scenery, it is a destination for outdoor adventurists, tourists, and cruise ships. The City prides itself with delivering quality services to over 19,000 residents and 650 businesses that call Corner Brook home. This is an opportunity to be part of a team that will prepare, develop, and lead this city into the future. Corner Brook has annual operating budget of $35 million, and an estimated annual capital works budget of approximately $5 million and has a staff of over 200 valued employees.

Reporting to the City Manager, the Director of Finance and Administration is responsible for overseeing the departmental delivery of financial, information technology, insurance, land management, and human resource services, and statutory duties of the City Treasurer. As an integral member of the senior leadership team, the incumbent will have specific responsibility for the oversight of budgeting, forecasting, performance management, contracts and stakeholder management, financial planning, internal controls, treasury, and tax planning. The Director will ensure financial stewardship and reporting adhere to the highest standards of integrity, transparency, accountability, and compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Focused on constantly looking for better ways to run the business and continuous improvement, the incumbent will ensure the City of Corner Brook has the financial structure and capability to achieve its plans and overall business strategy.

As the ideal candidate, you bring significant (7-10 years) of progressively advancing management experience preferably in a municipal or union environment. You hold a master’s or undergraduate degree in commerce or business administration, and have a professional accounting designation (CA, CGA or CMA). You have a strong background in human resources with exceptional conflict management, negotiation, decision making, leadership, analytical, planning, organizational, coaching as well as oral and written communications skills. You have experience in an administrative/decision making capacity in networking or system design, with an ability to work effectively with elected officials, unionized and exempt staff, as well as community members. You have a solid understanding of all areas of responsibility within the Department of Finance and Administration and a good understanding of all key legislative and regulatory requirements that apply to the Department of Finance and Administration (municipal, provincial, and federal) with the ability to ensure all legal and regulatory requirements are always met. You have the ability to multi-task and manage complex administrative and project management processes; professionally represent the City and the community; and attend various meetings and functions outside of regular work hours without additional compensation.  You are flexible, committed, enthusiastic, bondable, and available to work irregular hours and to travel when required. You hold a valid driver’s license and are available to be on-call when required without additional compensation.

The City of Corner Brook and KBRS will provide support in the recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that considers an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation to participate as a candidate in the recruitment process, please contact accommodate@kbrs.ca or communicate your needs to the recruitment professional below.

To learn more about this exciting opportunity, contact Jennifer Massey at jmassey@kbrs.ca, Jessica Snelgrove at jsnelgrove@kbrs.ca, or click on the 'Apply Now' button below.

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