Vice President, Finance
BC Housing is a provincial Crown Corporation that develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options for those most in need across the province to address critical gaps across the housing continuum ranging from emergency shelter through to rent assistance in the private market and affordable home ownership. Share in the rewards of working with an organization that offers challenging work and competitive compensation and supports the growth and development of its people.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Vice President, Finance provides strategic financial, business and risk management advice to the CEO and Board of Commissioners with respect to the plans and operations of BC Housing, and leads the development of strategic business and financial strategies to accomplish the Commission’s objectives.
The Vice President, Finance evaluates the performance of BC Housing’s operations and reports results to the CEO, Board and government, and directs the provision of financial and business planning in supporting the operational requirements of the Commission. The incumbent builds strong working relationships with senior officials at the provincial and federal government level, lending institutions, social housing partners, industry representatives and other stakeholders. The VP, Finance serves as a key member of BC Housing’s Executive team and as a Director of the Provincial Rental Housing Corporation (PRHC).
The ideal candidate is a change agent and motivational leader who has had responsibility for providing effective financial leadership in a complex and progressive organization, ideally in the public or not-for-profit sector. Superior interpersonal and communication skills and a proven ability to think strategically and instill a service-focused and continuous improvement mindset are hallmarks of a suitable candidate. The incumbent will have demonstrated leadership and has been successful in developing, implementing and evaluating financial programs, processes and systems that provide a high level of service and performance.
This individual will bring considerable experience working with a wide range of partner groups to implement new initiatives and can move from consultation to results in an inclusive and collaborative way. The incoming Vice President’s knowledge and career experience will be supported by an appropriate educational background and CPA designation. The incumbent will uphold a commitment to principles of diversity, equity and inclusion.
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