City of Castlegar
Posted 3 months ago
$34.94 per Hour
Full Time

Job Description

About Castlegar Live more at one-third the average housing price of metro Vancouver and two-thirds the B.C. average. Be an outdoors action hero in the West Kootenay wild, in British Columbia’s interior, where the Columbia and Kootenay rivers meet and endless adventures are right in your backyard.

Work for a City going places – with an ambitious vision, a dynamic municipal government, and a track record of doing cool things – including Millennium Ponds, Sculpture walk, and an ongoing refresh of Columbia Avenue, our main artery. The City of Castlegar is growing and we’re looking for the perfect person to get in on the action.

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Responsible for providing front-line financial services at City Hall, including cash receipting and inquiries related to utility payments, property taxes, rates, and fees.

Key Responsibilities This is a moderately complex accounting position that performs a variety of clerical duties, data input and verification work. It involves providing day-to-day accounting support to the Finance Department. Maintaining the City’s cash receipting accounting system is a major function. This position also calculates, maintains, and reconciles tax and utility pre-authorization payments, maintains petty cash, prepares deposits, enters and verifies accounts receivable. This position is the main financial services contact for the public.

Qualifications The successful candidate will be on a defined path towards their CPA certification, accompanied by a minimum of two years of accounting experience, preferably in a municipal setting. This position is a CUPE Local 2262 position attracting an hourly rate of $34.94. Please visit our website at for a full job description and information on our community.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their detailed resume via email by 4:30 p.m. on March 7, 2022 to with the subject line Finance Clerk Position. We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position and advise that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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