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New Job Financial Analyst (9 Month+ Term) In British Columbia

Financial Analyst (9 Month+ Term)
Financial Analyst (9 Month+ Term)

Financial Analyst (9 Month+ Term)

Company : City of merritt
Salary : Details not provided
Location : British Columbia

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Company Description

Merritt B.C. is nestled in the stunning Nicola Valley, surrounded by a spectacular sprawling rugged landscape at the hub of the Coquihalla highway mountain pass. Merritt is a small, caring and resilient city featuring an abundance of outdoor recreation and leisure amenities to keep the whole family entertained, big-city amenities and short commutes.

The City of Merritt's strategic orientation is to grow as a progressive, attractive, economically viable, socially responsible and environmentally sustainable city. Our strength comes from our skilled and dedicated employees and commitment to our values. Together, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our employees. It fuels our innovation and connects us closer to the community we serve.

Job Description

The City of Merritt is looking for a Financial Analyst to join our Finance and IT Team in a nine-month term position.

In this position, you will provide support to the organization's day-to-day financial operations. As a Financial Analyst, you will carry out data and financial analysis and support the preparation and approval of journal entries, financial reports, and statements. You will participate in the administration of property taxes and utility billings and related initiatives and projects including establishing an asset management program and related software implementation.


The ideal candidate possesses:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Commerce (Accounting) or equivalent academic prerequisites for the Chartered Professional Accountant Professional Education Program (CPA PEP) plus completion of the CPA PEP's six integrated core competency areas.
  • Four years' experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities of the position.
  • A strong customer focus and ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and customers to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Proficient with public sector accounting principles and practices, along with a working knowledge of the rules, regulations, procedures and by-laws applicable to municipal financial operations.
  • Sound knowledge of computerized data processing systems (knowledge of Vadim an asset).
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Proven ability to develop, organize, maintain and improve a comprehensive financial, budget and cost control program.

Additional Information

At the City of Merritt, you will find a diverse and forward-thinking team committed to inclusive, collaborative, and innovative approaches to meet challenges, achieve our mission, and make a difference in the community.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive extended health benefits package along with exclusive perks and an employee assistance plan (EAP).

We are actively recruiting for this position. For full consideration, please apply today. The City of Merritt is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting an inclusive workforce that reflects the community we serve; we encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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