New Job Finance & Budget Specialist - Corporate Services In Alberta

Finance & Budget Specialist - Corporate Services
Finance & Budget Specialist - Corporate Services

Finance & Budget Specialist - Corporate Services

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Alberta

Full Description


The Corporate Services department is looking for an experienced individual who loves working with numbers and spreadsheets to join their team! The Finance & Budget Specialist will “Take Care of Banff” by providing technical support and expertise in the areas of quarterly reporting, financial analysis, budget preparation reporting, and software management. This position will also ensure the thorough data analysis, benchmarking and key performance indicators are maintained to support better decision making throughout the organization.
You will be responsible for interacting with colleagues and external stakeholders in relation to the Town of Banff’s financial procedures and financial inquiries. You thrive on the specific details and structure of financial reporting and have a high level of competency when it comes to using different software solutions to track, analyze and report on budgets and projects. A strong knowledge of processes and/or software solutions related to inventories, utilities, and public sector would be an asset.
Your previous work experience demonstrates your knowledge and abilities related to preparation and reporting of financial statements (including working papers for audit follow-up), preparation and posting journal entries and month-end reconciliations. In addition, you are also able to analyze and interpret revenue and expense variances and discrepancies and have experience in management of capital asset sub-ledger and annual amortization. You are also able to collaborate within an organization resulting in financial competence among non-financial co-workers.
You have a post-secondary degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Economics. A CPA designation (or nearing completion of a designation) would be an asset, followed by at least three years’ work experience in an accounting position with a similar level of responsibility. You are considered an expert in Microsoft Excel, competent in Microsoft Office and can apply your abilities in financial software solutions. You blend independence and teamwork to produce results, are confident speaking and responding in public forums and use experience and rationale in recommending and implementing practical solutions to improve effectiveness.
Working safely is a condition of employment at the Town of Banff. As part of our internal responsibility system, all employees are accountable for adhering to Occupational Health and Safety legislation and Town of Banff safety protocols. The Town of Banff’s safety culture philosophy is one of continuous improvement, so we look forward to your suggestions to make our workplace even safer.
Pre-hire requirements: proof of full COVID-19 vaccination, Criminal background check, including credit sector clearance, a valid Alberta Class 5 Divers Licence and clear Drivers Abstract.
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  • “Taking care of Banff: our People, our Community, our Park.”*

If this sounds like an opportunity for you, submit your cover letter and resume by February 28, 2023:
Email: [email protected]
Mail: Town of Banff, Box 1260, Banff, AB, T1L 1A1
Drop off: 110 Bear Street
The Town of Banff appreciates the interest from all applicants, and will directly contact those being considered for an interview. For more information about why the Town of Banff could be your next great career move, please visit

Job Type: Full-time