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Accountant
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

December 5, 2021
at 5:00 PM
Job ID: J1021-1872 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Job Description: The City of Abbotsford’s Finance & Procurement Services Department is looking for an experienced Accountant to join their dynamic team. Reporting to the Manager, Financial Operations, you will be responsible for the maintenance, analyses, preparation and initiation of a variety of accounting records, financial statements and related statistical reports for the City.


Duties: In this challenging role, you will maintain accounting and statistical records, perform analyses and reconciliations of asset, liability and operating accounts, and assist in completion of financial statements and supporting schedules. Your strong communication and analytical skills are necessary as you prepare technical and business documents and reports alongside various internal departments. Considerable knowledge of accounting practices and procedures in regard to the preparation of financial statements and records is required. In addition, knowledge of computer systems and operations related to accounting systems and internal controls will guide your success in this position.
Educational Requirements: In order to be considered for this position you must have:

• Completion of a business degree from a recognized post-secondary institution, supplemented
by the Core 1 and 2, and the Elective 1 and 2 Chartered Professional Accountant program
courses.
• Minimum four years of experience in an accounting role, preferably in the public sector,
including experience in the utilization and maintenance of computerized accounting systems.
Salary: This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $34.31 to $40.38.
Additional Information: If you are looking for a challenge and an opportunity to make an impact in a fast growing municipality, we want to hear from you!

To apply, please visit us online at: www.abbotsford.ca/careers
Web Address: www.abbotsford.ca
Address: City of Abbotsford
32315 South Fraser Way
Abbotsford BC V2T 1W7
E-mail: employment@abbotsford.ca
Fax: 604-864-5541
Opening Date: November 22, 2021 08:30 AM
Closing Date: December 5, 2021 05:00 PM

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