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Tla’amin Management Services LP is a dynamic and forward-thinking organization dedicated to fostering economic growth and prosperity in the beautiful upper Sunshine Coast (qathet Region). As an arms length entity of the Tla’amin Nation, we are committed to driving innovation, supporting local businesses, and creating sustainable development opportunities for our community. As a critical member of our leadership team, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will play a pivotal role in achieving our mission. 

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will be responsible for overseeing all financial activities, ensuring the financial health and stability of Tla’amin Management Services LP, and providing strategic financial leadership. The CFO will work closely with the CEO and senior management team to develop and implement financial strategies, manage financial resources, and support the organization’s overall mission and objectives. 

Financial Strategy and Planning: 

  • Develop and implement financial strategies and long-term financial plans that align with the organization’s goals and mission. 
  • Provide financial analysis and recommendations to the CEO and Board of Directors. 
  • Develop and maintain data and financial models to support investment decisions and cost-saving initiatives. 

Financial Management: 

  • Oversee all financial operations, including budgeting, forecasting, accounting, and financial reporting. 
  • Monitor financial performance, identify areas of improvement, and make necessary adjustments. 

Risk Management: 

  • Identify and mitigate financial risks and develop risk management strategies. 
  • Ensure compliance with financial regulations and reporting requirements. 

Investment and Asset Management: 

  • Manage investments and assets to optimize returns while maintaining liquidity. 
  • Make strategic recommendations for asset allocation and investment opportunities. 

Financial Reporting and Analysis: 

  • Prepare accurate and timely financial reports for internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Analyze financial data to provide insights and recommendations for decision-making. 

Team Leadership: 

  • Lead, mentor, and develop a high-performing finance team. 
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement and accountability within the finance department. 


  • Collaborate with other departments to support programmatic initiatives and ensure financial alignment. 
  • Build and maintain relationships with external partners, including banks, auditors, and regulatory agencies. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or a related field (master’s degree preferred). 
  • CPA certification. 
  • At least 8 years of progressively responsible accounting experience, ideally at a senior management level. 
  • Proven experience as a CFO or in a senior finance leadership role, preferably in economic development, non-profit organizations, or government entities. 
  • Strong financial analysis, budgeting, and forecasting skills. 
  • Excellent knowledge of financial regulations, accounting principles, and best practices. 
  • Exceptional leadership and team management abilities. 
  • Strategic thinker with a track record of successful financial strategy implementation. 
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills. 

Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to braden.smith@tmslp.ca by March 01, 2024

Note: This position is open to both full-time employment and contract arrangements with flexible time requirements. Please specify your preference in your cover letter. 

Preference in Hiring: Tla’amin Management Services LP follows a preferential hiring policy. Tla’amin citizens will receive priority, followed by members of other First Nations. Candidates who wish to be considered for preferential hiring are encouraged to self-declare in their cover letter. 

Wage/Salary Information: The salary range for this position is $150,000 to $200,000 CAD per year, commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

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