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Gitlaxt’aamiks (New Aiyansh), BC
Canada’s Nisga’a Nation is represented by Nisga’a Lisims Government (NLG) – a modern, forward-thinking government under the Nisga’a Final Agreement. Guided by Nisga’a culture and best practices, Nisga’a Lisims Government works to improve the quality of life of Nisga’a people.
Based in Gitlaxt’aamiks (New Aiyansh), British Columbia, the Nisga’a Lisims Government works in partnership with the four Nisga’a Village governments to deliver a wide range of culturally- appropriate programs and services in the areas of health, education, social development, local services and access to justice.
Working closely with the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for the provision of overall direction and guidance regarding all financial activities of the Nisga'a Lisims Government in accordance with Treaty and legislative requirements. The Chief Financial Officer is required to work in accordance with the Nisga'a Final Agreement; the Nisga'a Constitution, Nisga’a Financial Administration Act, Fiscal Financing Agreement and other relevant Nisga’a legislation and other statutes. As well, the Chief Financial Officer is provides oversight and monitoring of the Nisga’a Nations Settlement Trust Fund.
As a member of the senior executive team, the Chief Financial Officer reports monthly to the Nisga’a Lisims Government Executive as well as the Nisga’a Lisims Government Finance Committee. The CFO also plays a significant role in implementing Nisga’a Treaty rights and obligations in respect of the Nisga’a Final Agreement. The CFO will be charged with the provision of functional controls over all financial transactions, recommending improvements where necessary. Finally the CFO will act as a key leader in respect to NLG operations, budgets, investments as well as the annual financial audit.
The ideal candidate is a successful senior financial executive who has been responsible for overseeing the Finance and Information Technology (IT) function in a complex and progressive operation coupled with direct experience in large infrastructure projects.
PFM Executive Search / Panorama Search Partners
Suite 2020, 1055 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 2E9