Accounting Clerk - Taxation/Utilities

City of Trail
Posted 16 days ago
$35.86 per hour
Full Time

Job Description

The City of Trail is seeking a qualified individual to fill the full-time position of Accounting Clerk – Taxation/Utilities.

Reporting to the Deputy Director of Finance, the incumbent will be responsible for providing all day-to-day accounting support for taxation and utility functions, cemetery functions, parking functions and will serve as first contact for the public as it relates to the provision of City services, specifically in the Finance Department.  The position involves extensive interaction with the public as it pertains to services the City provides and requires a demonstrated ability to deal effectively with members of the community.

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of a post-secondary accounting program with a demonstrated understanding of related accounting principles and procedures.
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in working in an accounting department, preferable in a municipal setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with the public and to maintain positive relations.

A detailed job description outlining the duties and qualifications more fully is available on the City’s website at

This position is within the CUPE Local 2087 Bargaining Unit.  Wages are currently $35.86 per hour (2023 rate) and benefits are as per the Collective Agreement.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their detailed resume via email to This opportunity will remain open until it is filled.

We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.


Trail is the financial and service centre hub for the Greater Trail area and the West Kootenay region. Our vibrant community offers spectacular mountain and river views, top-notch facilities, and a strong sense of civic pride. As a Trail team member, you’ll make a real impact on your community while enjoying competitive salaries and benefits. We celebrate diversity, value your ideas, and ensure you see the tangible results of your work. Join us at the City of Trail, where opportunity meets purpose. Apply today and be part of something great.

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