Accounting Technician

Regional District of Kootenay Boundary
Posted 17 days ago
$38.22 per hour (2024)
Full Time

Job Description

The RDKB is currently seeking applications to fill one permanent, full-time Accounting Technician position located in Trail, BC. Reporting to the Assistant Manager of Finance, the Accounting Technician is responsible for providing a variety of supportive accounting services to the Finance team.

The duties of this position include preparing monthly bank reconciliations, reviewing sub-ledger and general ledger control accounts, processing journal entries and preparing reports, returns and remittance for different government agencies. As a member of the team, the Accounting Technician will receive training in payroll and accounts payable processes so that they may provide coverage for colleagues in their absence.

This position will suit candidates with qualifications in accounting or business administration, with at least 3 years’ experience in a related role. The preferred candidate will enjoy working in a busy and diverse organization and will possess work experience in a government setting coupled with excellent teamwork, organizational and communications skills.

The RDKB offers a competitive compensation package that includes enrolment in the Municipal Pension Plan, wellness allowance, extended health benefits and disability insurance as well as generous vacation and sick leave benefits. We value work/life balance, working 7 – 7.5 hours per day (summer/winter hours). This is a unionized position, making it entitled to overtime should additional hours be requested.

We pride ourselves on being a great place to work, where we enjoy working collaboratively to deliver smart and sustainable service to our constituents. The RDKB and its teams have been recognized with accolades in finance, safety, leadership, environmental initiatives and more. If you’re looking for a meaningful job and a great place to live, please submit your application.

Applicants must possess the following qualifications, experience and skills:

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting plus three years of progressive experience in finance/accounting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Experience in a local government or large organizations preferred.
  • Working knowledge of PSAB, Community Charter and Local Government Act.
  • Experience with Vadim/iCity considered an asset.
  • Significant skill with Microsoft Excel and proficient skill with other Microsoft products
  • Demonstrated ability to act with tact and diplomacy while working with the public and coworkers

For more information about this opportunity, please review the Job Description. This vacancy will remain advertised until it is filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to avoid missing this opportunity.

Position Information

Status:                                 Full Time
Hours of work:                Monday to Friday, 35 – 37.5 hours per week                                                         (winter/summer schedule)
Union:                                 CUPE Local 2254
Compensation:                $38.22/Hour (2024) 

To be successful, candidates must possess the right to work in Canada. The RDKB is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. Only those applicants shortlisted for this opportunity will be contacted. The RDKB thanks all candidates for their interest.

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About Us

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) is located in the southern interior of British Columbia and prides itself on providing smart, sustainable governance and services to its constituents throughout our 8,200 km2 region. Join us here where you’ll find mountains, lakes and rivers, abundant breathtaking vistas and endless adventures, not to mention a burgeoning arts and culture scene. Our head office is located in the City of Trail, which combined with the nearby communities of Warfield, Montrose, Fruitvale and Rossland, is home to a population of approximately 20,000.

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