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Secretary Treasurer
School District 28
Jun 18, 2019
Jun 28, 2019 3 weeks ago
Quesnel, BC
Secretary Treasurer
3+ years
Accounting Designation (CPA)
Description & Details
School District 28 Quesnel invites applications for an experienced, progressive and skilled individual to assume the duties of Secretary-Treasurer effective September 2019.
The District
The Quesnel School District provides a broad range of educational services to approximately 3,000 students in grades K-12. The district services 12 elementary schools, 1 junior and 1 secondary school, an alternate education program and 4 strong start locations. The Quesnel District is the second largest employer in the community and manages an operating budget of $40 million.
We are a dynamic organization where each individual is valued and is a contributing member of our community of learners. The learning environment in the Quesnel School District is collaborative; student focussed and supports diverse learners.
Quesnel is a city of 23,000 located in central BC. It is a beautiful, family friendly community rich with culture and spirit. Quesnel offers a wide range of sports and outdoor activities in all four seasons. Enjoy a relaxed lifestyle with affordable housing. To learn more about our vibrant community visit
The Position
The Secretary-Treasurer is the chief financial officer for the District and reports directly to the Superintendent of Schools/CEO. As the Secretary-Treasurer to the Board of Education, you will support the operation of the Board of Education and its corporate affairs including all financial, legal and general business activities of the District.
The Secretary-Treasurer is responsible for:
  • Ensuring that the process and preparation of annual operating and capital budgets and other financial planning activities are consistent with the vision, goals and policies of the Board;
  • Ensuring compliance with legal requirements imposed by the School Act and other legislation regarding financial, trustee and Board related matters;
  • Advising and supporting the Board on all aspects of business matters, and developing and recommending policy and procedures to enhance efficient and effective operation of the district;
  • Leading and supporting the work of the finance department;
  • Overseeing transportation, operations and maintenance;
The Candidate
Our District is seeking a highly competent administrator with exemplary interpersonal and communication skills. The District is seeking an individual with proven fiscal management and accountability skills, along with the ability to work in a collaborative service-oriented fashion with the Superintendent, senior staff and the Board of Education. The successful candidate will have:
  • A fundamental commitment to public education, students and the school community;
  • A Chartered Professional Accountant designation
  • Superior interpersonal, communication, analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Demonstrated success at a senior management level, ideally in a BC Public School District or similar sized organization;
  • Exemplary financial planning and management skills;
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with computerized financial administration systems;
  • A demonstrated collaborative, motivating, team building style of leadership;
  • Senior management or strategic leadership experience in finance and operations (in the education sector preferred).
How to Apply / Contact
Please provide your resume, professional credentials and three professional references.
Applications accepted by email:
Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted
Closing date for applications: June 28, 2019.
The Quesnel School District is an equal opportunity employer.