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Assistant Secretary-Treasurer

Permanence: 
Permanent
Ongoing Position: 
Yes
Full or Part Time: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Monday, August 27, 2012
Location:  Langley, BC, Canada

School District No. 35 (Langley)
Assistant Secretary-Treasurer

School District No. 35 (Langley) is inviting applications for the position of Assistant Secretary-Treasurer. We are seeking an experienced and accomplished business leader to take on this important and challenging role.

The Langley School District is a growing district of 19,500 students, 2,400 staff and an operating budget of $163 million. Our success is based on community involvement, a cooperative work environment, an innovative mindset and quality principles all of which are directed to improving the life chances of our students.

Reporting to the Secretary-Treasurer, the Assistant Secretary-Treasurer is responsible for providing leadership to the Finance Department in all business areas with specific emphasis on the development of the District’s operating and capital budgets, internal and external reporting of financial results and the development and maintenance of appropriate systems of internal control. In addition, the Assistant Secretary-Treasurer provides support to the Secretary-Treasurer and the District Leadership Team in the areas of risk management, strategic business and capital planning initiatives, union negotiations and the development of recommendations to the Board of Education. The Assistant Secretary-Treasurer also acts on behalf of the Secretary-Treasurer in his absence. Other duties include providing business related leadership to Department Managers in Payroll/Personnel and Information Technology and providing support to school principals in a decentralized decision-making model.

As an accomplished business leader you possess strong business acumen with a demonstrated knowledge and expertise in strategic financial planning, finance, accounting, capital planning, audit, and internal controls and risk management. You hold a professional accountant’s designation and are familiar with PSAB accounting and budgeting standards. You have a proven record of driving organizational change. Your leadership skills enable you to motivate and mentor staff in a productive and effective manner. You have strong interpersonal and communications skills which enable you to develop a team approach in leading and supporting multiple concurrent projects. You are able to lead and adapt to changing priorities, multi-task and meet deadlines.

Questions about this position can be directed to the Secretary-Treasurer, J. David Green C.A. at 604-532-1477 or dgreen@sd35.bc.ca .

A competitive base salary is supplemented by a generous benefits package. To explore this capacity building opportunity please submit your resume by August 27, 2012 to:

Ms. Sherry Squires
Senior Manager – Human Resources
School District No. 35 (Langley)
4875 – 222nd Street
Langley , BC
V3A 3Z7
Fax: (604) 532-1425
ssquires@sd35.bc.ca

The District appreciates the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.