Manager, Accounting Services

Department: CAO's Office

Closing Date: Will remain open until filled

Competition Number: 19-66

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Manager, Accounting Services. Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Manager, Accounting Services is responsible for the general accounting functions of the City of Nanaimo and is responsible for the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of all municipal accounting records and reports. 

The incumbent manages and directs Accounting Services staff and is responsible for the preparation of financial reports, carrying out audits, special projects of a financial nature, and providing advice and guidance on financial matters to Council and senior staff. The Manager, Accounting Services exercises considerable independent judgement and action in his/her daily work and only matters of major impact or policy are referred to the Director. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the attached PDF job description below. 


Completion of a recognized British Columbia Professional Accounting Designation (CPA) and 5 years’ related experience in a variety of accounting practices, including 3 years’ in a management supervisory role in municipal government is required for this role. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 

Applicants must possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check.

Compensation and Benefits

This is an Excluded position and a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package is included.


To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter to referencing the specific competition 19-66. 

The City of Nanaimo is an inclusive employer and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

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