Deputy Finance

Village of Midway
Posted a month ago
Grand Forks,
$83,000.00 to $95,000.00 Per Year
Full Time

Job Description

Located between the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Ocean on the Canada/US Border, Midway is a recreational destination and offers something for all levels and interests of recreational enthusiasts. Our community offers the quality of life that a small town can provide with bigger city centres just minutes away. Centrally located, about 2 hours from Kelowna and Penticton in the Okanagan and Trail, Castlegar and Nelson in the Kootenay’s, Midway is also just a 2 ½ hour drive from Spokane WA. Midway is built on the people of the past and present looking towards the people of the future.

The Village of Midway is seeking to fill a Deputy Finance position, reporting directly to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Deputy Finance position performs a variety of accounting functions. Duties include but are not limited to keeping accurate accounting records; overseeing accounts payable and payroll; recording revenue transactions; Property Tax and Utility billing administration, Bank Reconciliation, Month-end and Year-end accounting procedures, Balance sheet reconciliations, GST returns, Grant administration and Statutory financial reporting.

A detailed Job Description is available on the Village website: https://midwaybc.ca/employment-opportunity/

The Deputy Finance position must ensure compliance to generally accepted accounting practices and standards, and to the Village’s policies and bylaws. This position requires the ability to communicate with the public, staff and present information as needed to elected officials.

The position is extremely varied and involves all aspects of Municipal finance.  The Village office is a small busy office and there will be times that you will be required to assist the public with general inquiries on the telephone and in the office.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Completion of Grade 12 education
  • Minimum 4 years experience in an intermediate accounting position
  • Municipal accounting experience (desirable)
  • Post-Secondary courses in Accounting or progression in an accounting program such as CGA, CPA or CMA.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office experience, particularly excel spreadsheets
  • Familiarity with accounting software preferred (the village currently works on Muniware accounting software)
  • Ability to deal with the public effectively and courteous
  • Ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work with others as a team
  • Must display professional attitude and demeanor
  • Valid BC driver’s license
  • RCMP criminal record check required

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a detailed resume and cover letter outlining qualifications, experience, and references no later than 4:30 pm, Monday, March 25, 2024,  FAO Lisa Teggarty, Chief Administrative Officer, Village of Midway, PO Box 160, Midway, BC, V0H 1M0. email: midwaybc@shaw.ca

While the Village appreciates the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Organization: Village of Midway

Professional Categories: Financial Administration

Posted: February 21, 2024, 3:42 pm
Expires: March 25, 2024, 4:30 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Job Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years
Rate: $83,000.00 to $95,000.00 Year
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