New job Accounting Coordinator I in Saskatchewan

Accounting Coordinator I

Company : City of Saskatoon
Salary : $74,851 - $87,724 a year
Location : Saskatchewan

Full Description

  • Hires, supervises, trains and evaluates performance of staff, in the assigned work unit.
  • Oversees and ensures day to day integrity of corporate accounts payable financial systems, processes and policies, including reconciliations and maintenance.
  • Provides expertise and support to required system changes such as the City’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) project as a subject matter expert. This includes leading the changes and process development for the City’s future ERP.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of financial systems, for integration with various internal and external systems, ensuring integration with corporate systems, internal controls and technological enhancement standards are met.
  • Ensures the accuracy and compliance of the information contained within the City’s annual Public Accounts document.
  • Provides consultation and support to other corporate departments/divisions regarding corporate accounts payable policies.
  • Analyzes and reconciles various general ledger accounts, bank reconciliations and corporate cash systems.
  • Participates in staff training related to the implementation of financial systems and accounts payable policies and procedures.
  • Assists Purchasing Division with policy and procedure reviews and general corporate compliance of civic policies and bylaws.
  • Assists with the administration of corporate GST and PST tax systems and ensures compliance with existing federal and provincial tax acts.
  • Assists with external audits, as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Degree in related discipline (Accounting, Finance, etc.).
  • Possession of a professional accounting designation; i.e. CPA
  • Four to six years progressively responsible related experience in accounts payable, financial and management analysis and reporting.


  • An equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of accounts payable processes, including GST, PST and other applicable legislation.
  • Experience in an ERP system implementation or processing environment is considered an asset
  • Considerable knowledge of business process analysis and system design and implementation.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare accounting and financial reports.
  • Ability to direct and support staff to achieve identified results.
  • Ability to provide leadership and empowerment to achieve results through others.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff.
  • Ability to be accountable for personal performance and the performance of staff.
  • Ability to negotiate agreements through problem-solving, consensus, stakeholder involvement and dialogue.
  • Ability to express ideas and concepts effectively, orally and writing, including the ability to prepare and present oral and written reports of a specialized nature.
  • Demonstrated skill in the use of Windows word-processing and spreadsheet software.
Permanent Full-Time
$74,851.20 to $87,723.84 per annum (2018 rates)

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