Senior Accountant, Interim Position

Kootenay Savings
Posted 13 days ago
Full Time

Job Description

Do you… have experience in accounting? Do you embrace change and thrive in an ever-evolving work environment? Do you have exceptional communication skills with a proven track record of accuracy and attention to detail?

If so… we want to hear from you.

We currently have an opportunity to hire a Senior Accountant to join our Finance team on a temporary basis. The duration of this temporary opportunity is for approximately 22 months.

Reporting directly to the Assistant Controller, the Senior Accountant performs accounting functions that lead to the quality preparation of both internal and external financial and management reports and external regulatory reporting for the Credit Union and its subsidiaries.

Key responsibilities include performing functions in the monthly accounting cycle, preparing and assisting with various reconciliations and assisting with other projects as assigned. In addition, the incumbent acts as a resource and provides guidance to accounts payable staff.

The incumbent is a team player, committed to developing collaborative, positive working relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization.

The ideal incumbent will possess:

A Bachelors’ Degree with a major in Accounting and/or Finance or professional accounting designation A minimum of four years progressive accounting experience, with a demonstrated understanding of advanced level accounting processes, principles and internal controls Strong understanding of computer technology, including demonstrated advanced spreadsheet, word processing and Outlook skills Working knowledge of an accounting and reporting software system Ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing, in a sales & service environment Demonstrated numerical comprehension & attention to detail Ability to organize work and meet deadlines within a fast-paced environment of constantly changing priorities Why work for us?

We know that our dedicated employees give us a lot and are key to our success; in return, we offer a total rewards package that includes:

Competitive salary of $36.92/hour Competitive benefits including extended health, dental and vision coverage Paid vacation, sick time and floating holidays Health care spending account Confidential employee and family assistance program Continual training, development and coaching Unique staff benefits on products such as bank accounts, loans and mortgages The opportunity to build a satisfying career in an organization that incorporates many leading strategic initiatives Being part of an organization that puts their community and employees first Being part of a talented and dedicated team who improve our members’ financial lives Nestled in the natural beauty of the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges, next to the mighty Columbia River, the Greater Trail area offers year-round activities for the outdoor enthusiast from golfing to skiing, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, hiking and much more. Amenities include the region’s largest hospital, Selkirk College and an aquatic and leisure centre, all surrounded by inviting neighbouring communities. Here you will find outstanding opportunities for living life well and to its fullest. For more information about the Greater Trail region, please visit

Closing Date: July 3, 2022

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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