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Accountant (Time-Duration) (Full-Time Hours)
Municipality: Fraser Valley Regional District This posting closed on

March 20, 2020
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 2020-27 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Finance
Job Description: We are the third largest regional district in BC and deliver over 100 services to six municipalities and eight electoral areas. Our region covers more than 13,000 km2 stretching from the City of Abbotsford to Boston Bar. In short, we have a little bit of everything. If you love working with numbers, and have a keen eye for attention to detail, then you should check us out. The term of this position is from April 1, 2020 to approximately March 31, 2021, or until otherwise concluded.
Duties: As an Accountant at the FVRD, each day is a new undertaking, the day may start off with questions from the Finance Team, or staff from one of our other departments; a new task from the Manager of Finance, or a planned project. Daily tasks could include a number of different tasks such as ad hoc projects; developing new processes or reports; updating software databases; reviewing journal entries; investment reconciliations; Finance team support and training; income statement review; cash flow creation and analysis; Government required reporting; year-end support; facilitating the financial month end process; reviewing accounting software processes for accuracy; and reviewing and/or creating internal policies and bylaws.

We are looking for someone that is adaptable, has leadership skills and the ability to think outside the box. We offer a positive, supportive, team-based work environment with an emphasis on collaboration. If you have a positive, can-do attitude and a keen sense of humour, you will fit right in.
Educational Requirements: • Must have completed the Chartered Professional Accountant designation and four (4) years of professional experience, or be dedicated to pursuing the Chartered Professional Accountant designation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in Business Administration and/or Accounting plus five (5) years of professional experience;
Skill Requirements: • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles, procedures, policies and regulations applicable to professional accounting practices, including fund accounting;
• Extensive knowledge of financial software, as well as procedures together with experience in the utilization of financial computer software applications;
• Sound knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, office equipment and both manual and computerized accounting systems;
• Sound knowledge of business English and Accounting Mathematics;
• Knowledge or skill in auditing techniques;
• Ability to prepare financial reports, statements, and to reconcile various accounts and sub-ledgers;
• Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other staff and to explain and interpret department policies and procedures.
Salary: The wage rate for this bargaining unit position is $37.91 per hour plus 10.6% in lieu of benefits. Upon successful completion of the required probationary period the wage will increase to $44.60 per hour plus 10.6% in lieu of benefits.
Additional Information: If this opportunity excites you, and you want to contribute to a positive work environment, we want to hear from you. Please submit your resume, along with a cover letter, indicating how you meet the qualifications. Please quote Competition #2020-27 and send in confidence, by 4:30 p.m. on March 20, 2020 to: jobs@fvrd.ca


While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
Web Address: www.fvrd.ca
Address: 45950 Cheam Avenue
Chilliwack, BC
V2P 1N6
E-mail: jobs@fvrd.ca
Opening Date: March 5, 2020 08:30 AM
Closing Date: March 20, 2020 04:30 PM

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