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Job Number:  37180
Regional Finance Advisor - 2017.137
Job Posted: Thursday, 10 August 2017
Closing Date: Wednesday, 23 August 2017
(60 days ago)
Community Living British Columbia
Region: Vancouver Island & Coastal areas Type: Full time
Location: Surrey or Abbotsford Salary: Excluded compensation

Community Living British Columbia [CLBC] is a crown corporation responsible for arranging supports and services to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. CLBC staff strives to adhere to the corporate vision of ‘Lives filled with possibility in welcoming communities’.


The Finance Division provides finance, procurement, contract support, and risk management services. The Division is responsible for the development and implementation of all planning, systems, policies and procedures to ensure proper financial control is maintained and reporting requirements are met, and an effective risk management framework is in place to ensure effective operations across the province of British Columbia.


The Role:


The Regional Financial Advisor (RFA) is responsible for providing:

  • advice and recommendations on the financial implications of regional operational issues.
  • accurate financial record keeping and reporting for each Quality Services Area of the assigned region, as well as informing the decisions made by the regional clients.
  • financial and business planning advice to regional management to support their decisions, and makes them aware of risks and opportunities in a timely manner.
  • The clients serviced are the Director of Regional Operations (DRO) and his/her Managers, under the direction of the Manager, Budgets & Reporting.
  • The RFA is a participant in regional decision making by informing the decisions, and is responsible for advising the DRO and regional management on the potential implications, short- and long-term, of various alternative courses of action. 

The Regional Finance Advisor works collaboratively and proactively with other staff in the department and the larger Finance Division to support the Manager, Budgets & Reporting in preparing documents for review by senior executive, the Board and its Committees, and other stakeholders. Components of the work performed by this positon are confidential. The RFA must exercise a high degree of discretion so as not to compromise the region or the Finance Division.



  • A professional accounting designation (one of CMA, CGA, CA)
  • or MBA, plus a minimum of 5 years of recent related business experience;
  • 3 or more years in analyzing and resolving budget and financial management issues, or comparable experience plus 3 or more years in providing finance based consulting services to a variety of client groups, or comparable experience.
  • Experience in the regular use of relevant software such as MS Excel and MS Word plus experience in providing direction, training and coaching to other people.

For a complete list of qualifications and duties please view the detailed job description.  


Travel is a requirement throughout the region to meet with contractors, establish relationships, provide assistance and information, and engage in mediation and problem solving as the needs arise. The positon will also require travel to Head Office in Vancouver from time-to-time, as well as regular travel to the other areas in the macro-region. Travel can be 10% to 20%. Transportation arrangement must meet operational requirements. Possession of a valid class 5 Drivers license and a clean Driver’s Abstract is required.

For a complete list of qualifications and duties please view the detailed job description posted on our website.


Successful applicants are subject to a Criminal Record Check (Criminal Records Review Act).


The job advertised is intended for individuals who have permission to live and work in Canada. Please make sure you meet this legal requirement before applying.


We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Interested applicants are encouraged to email a resume and cover letter quoting competition #2017.137 in the subject line, to Jaimie Willows at CLBC.HumanR
Contact Details:
Jaimie Willows
Community Living British Columbia
7-1200 West 73rd Avenue
Vancouver, BC, V6P 6G5

Tel: 6046640196
www:   www.communitylivingbc.ca

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