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Job Seekers:

Please submit your resume and be sure to tell us about your ideal role: jobs@praxisgroup.ca

Current Opportunities:

  • Chief Administrative Officer
  • Director of Finance
  • Manager of Maintenance and Operations
  • Human Resources Coordinator
  • Manager of Bookkeeping and Client Services

Scroll down for more information on each on each role.

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

Our client, the shíshálh Nation (sN,) is a passionate and cooperative organization engaged in governance and civic responsibility on the Sunshine Coast. The organization of about 110 team members is seeking a Chief Administrative Officer to oversee all services and programs as well as strategic and administrative operations in their Sechelt, BC office.

As the leader of the senior management team, you will provide sound, progressive and engaging leadership while you contribute to the effective corporate management of the organization. Reporting to the Chief and Council, your Key Accountabilities Include:

Leadership and Strategy: Leading the development and implementation of the short and long-term goals of the organization and of all departments. Ensuring alignment with the organization’s strategic direction while developing a strong management team.

Influence & Human Resources: Providing professional advice and objective analyses which enable decision makers to make timely and informed business decisions. Ensuring that opportunities and risks are fully considered and that decisions are aligned with the overall strategies. Develop and promote a service and performance oriented work culture throughout the organization

The Sechelt Indian Government District: Leading the administration and delivery of solid management practices so that resources and assets are used appropriately, economically, efficiently, and effectively. Research and recommend policies and options to Council and implement policy set by Council.

Community Engagement: Maintains strong working relationships with sN stakeholders and partners and directs public relations, ensuring a positive public image for all aspects of sN administration. Tracks and resolves queries, concerns and complaints from sN members and staff on a timely basis

You possess First Nation’s cultural awareness and sensitivity. You also have a minimum of ten years of progressive public sector leadership and experience coupled with a University Degree in Business or Public Administration. Experience within a First Nations or local government setting would be considered an asset, as navigation and interpretation of legislative laws, agreements and policy is a requirement. You offer the ability to make good strategic decisions, to manage projects, and possess a strong sense of personal integrity and ethical practices. You provide excellent change management, interpersonal and communication skills demonstrated through the ability to facilitate, network, motivate, and lead.  

This is a fantastic opportunity to serve as a role model in a respected organization with strong community ties and values that honour the shíshálh culture, tradition, and beliefs. Our client offers a value driven work environment, the opportunity make an impact, competitive compensation, and the chance to make this role your own. You will also live in a spectacular community with abundant natural beauty, water and mountain activities, cultural events, and community services.

If this sounds like the position for you, we would love to hear from you. Please respond with a résumé and covering letter to: jobs@praxisgroup.ca no later than October 6, 2017.

Praxis Performance Group is an HR and Recruitment Firm located on the Sunshine Coast of beautiful BC. We take the time to get to know our clients and candidates; focused on fit, we work with organizations who know their greatest resource is their team.


DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

Our client, The Town of Gibsons, is seeking an experienced professional to join their leadership team as the Director of Finance for a three year term. Located at the south end of the Sunshine Coast, just north of Vancouver, Gibsons is a picturesque community of just under five thousand people. Gibsons is an award-winning municipality that boasts a blend of water and land activities, spectacular views, beaches and parks, and a strong sense of community.

 Reporting to the CAO, the Director of Finance is responsible for all general financial administration, oversees the efficient organization and operation of the Finance Department, and acts as Risk Manager. This role is also responsible for matters relating to human resources, maintaining and enhancing the Town’s HR function through planning, implementing and evaluating employee and labour relations and human resources policies. This diverse and dynamic role requires an excellent communicator and a    tactful,  diplomatic leader with a sound financial background. 

You have completed a professional accounting designation and have a minimum of five years working experience in public or local government, preferably in a municipal environment as well as three years in senior management. Familiarity with computerized financial systems such as Municipal Accounting Information System (MAIS) is preferred. Well-developed organizational, time management, computer, and interpersonal skills are also required. The Town is looking for a Director with well-developed participative leadership skills and a team player capable of working effectively in a council and community driven environment.

The salary range for this position is competitive and includes a full range of benefits. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to live in a spectacular community with abundant natural beauty and to join a motivated team that prides itself on being progressive, proactive, and committed to serving the public.

If this sounds like the position for you, we would love to hear from you. Please respond with a résumé and covering letter to: jobs@praxisgroup.ca no later than October 6, 2017.


MANAGER OF MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS

Our client, The Town of Gibsons, is seeking an experienced professional to join their leadership team as the Manager of Maintenance and Operations (MMO.) Located at the south end of the Sunshine Coast, just north of Vancouver, Gibsons is a picturesque community of just under five thousand people. Gibsons is an award-winning municipality that boasts a blend of water and land activities, spectacular views, beaches and parks, and a strong sense of community.

Reporting to the Director of Infrastructure Services, the MMO is responsible for oversight of the planning, development, operation, maintenance and continuous improvement of the Town’s parks and public works assets.   This role also provides oversight of the maintenance and overall operation of the Town infrastructure, buildings and land. This varied and vibrant role requires an exceptional leader with working knowledge of municipal infrastructure, operations and maintenance activities as well as the ability to manage public property utilizing sensible or established environmental practises.

You have a minimum of five years of progressively responsible public works, operations, maintenance or engineering experience, including three years in a leadership capacity within a local government organization. Well-developed project management, time management, asset management and interpersonal skills are also required. The Town is looking for a Manager with well-developed participative leadership skills and a team player capable of working effectively in a council and community driven environment.

The salary range for this position is competitive and includes a full range of benefits.  You won’t want to miss the opportunity to live in a spectacular community with abundant natural beauty and to join a motivated team that prides itself on being progressive, proactive, and committed to serving the public.

If this sounds like the position for you, we would love to hear from you. Please respond with a résumé and covering letter to: jobs@praxisgroup.ca no later than October 16, 2017.


HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATOR

We're looking for an administrative guru with a strong interest in HR, research, technology and social media.  If you like keeping work organized and love details, this may be the job for you.  We're looking for someone who wants to work part-time, flexible hours (15 - 20 per week) and who wants to work from home (or a coffee shop, the beach, Jamaica - you name it!) then please send us a resume and cover letter to jobs@praxisgroup.ca.


MANAGER OF BOOKKEEPING & CLIENT SERVICES

 

Our Client, Alvarez & Co., is looking for a Manager of Bookkeeping and Client Accounts to join thier growing team. Check out the details below:

Who We Are: Nelson Alvarez & Co. Ltd. And we’re doing business in a vastly different way. As a thriving Accounting Firm we focus on three areas:

         Saving trees! Using cloud based solutions we are focused a paperless way of doing bookkeeping and using cloud technology to add value to our clients.  We see technology as a way to gain efficiencies and leave behind the outdated paper/desktop based bookkeeping.  We see the future of accounting and bookkeeping in the cloud as a way to add value to our clients.

         Tracking Timesheets? Not here! Using a value pricing model which incorporates fixed fees for our vast array of services, we can spend more time serving our clients and less time tracking our work.  We can also assure our clients of the cost upfront. By not tracking every moment we are creating efficiencies, and allowing our employees to do the best job they can without worrying about billable hours.

         One Stop Shop! We are focused on serving our customers as a “full suite” firm helping our small and medium sized private company clients get the information they need to make better business decisions.  Our services include business advisory, bookkeeping, payroll, tax planning, year-end financial statements, and tax compliance.

Who You Are: A big picture thinker who approaches problems, offers solutions and is interested in leading a team of cloud based bookkeepers.

         Personable – Leaving your ego at the door, you thrive working as part of a team, yet you can manage your workloads independently.

         Curious and Innovative– You are a really quick learner who can figure things out on your own and easily adapt to changes. However, you are able to determine when help is needed and will not avoid seeking it from other team members.  You are innovative in improving solutions and processes.

         Accountable – You don’t shy away from accountability. You like to get your hands dirty to get things done and take full responsibility to ensure high quality of work and that deadlines are met.

         Techy – You know your way around a computer and enjoy researching, testing out and learning new applications by keeping up-to-date with bookkeeping technology.

What You’ll Do: Bookkeeping, Payroll, Government Filing and Leading others to do the same.

         Bookkeeping – Support our client base by performing monthly bookkeeping and reconciliations in web-based accounting software (Xero), following up with clients, filing GST returns, managing payroll functions and providing on-going accounting and bookkeeping support.

         Support and Leadership – You will manage, mentor and support our team of bookkeepers.

         Technical abilities – You pride yourself on being an expert in Xero and Receipt Bank and also knowing that Payment Evolution, HubDoc, Vend, Shopify, BuilderTrend, T-Sheets are add-ons to Xero – and that you know how to use them.

         Documentation – You’ll develop and document bookkeeping workflows, which will be used by your fellow bookkeepers.

Where We Are: In Gibsons, BC, serving customers on the Sunshine Coast and in the Lower Mainland. The role is permanent, full-time and an integral position in our growing firm.  If you share our vision of a paperless, value pricing model of full-service accounting please send your resume and cover letter outlining how our vision matches our vision to pia@alvarezco.ca by October 15, 2017.



Interested in working together? Here's our contact info.

PRAXIS PERFORMANCE GROUP

PO BOX 1614, Gibsons, BC V0N 1V0

Call 604 840 9777 or Email info@praxisgroup.ca