New Job Accountant In British Columbia



Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $36.58–$43.04 an hour
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging and rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.

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The City of Abbotsford’s Finance & Procurement Services Department is looking for an experienced Accountant to join their dynamic team on a temporary basis for a 21-month term. Reporting to the department manager, this is specialized accounting work in the maintenance, analyses, preparation and initiation of a variety of accounting records, financial statements and related statistical reports for the City.

In this challenging role, you will maintain accounting and statistical records, perform analyses and reconciliations of asset, liability and operating accounts, and assist in completion of financial statements and supporting schedules. Your strong communication and analytical skills are necessary as you prepare technical and business documents and reports alongside various internal departments. Considerable knowledge of accounting practices and procedures in regard to the preparation of financial statements and records is required. In addition, knowledge of computer systems and operations related to accounting systems and internal controls will guide your success in this position.

In order to be considered for this position you must have:
Completion of a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or Public Administration or a related field, or an equivalent amount of education, training and experience; and

Completion or near completion of the prerequisite level of CPA or equivalent of CPA prerequisite level modules taken from other recognized educational institutes; and

Minimum four years of experience in an accounting role, preferably in the public sector, including experience in the utilization and maintenance of computerized accounting systems.

This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $36.58 to $43.04.

At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

The City of Abbotsford is committed to creating a workplace that fosters a culture of diversity and inclusion by attracting, retaining and developing a talented and diverse workforce which broadly reflects the community and citizens we serve. As such, we encourage applications from individuals from all genders, backgrounds and underrepresented groups. We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

If you are looking for a challenge and an opportunity to make an impact in a fast growing municipality, we want to hear from you!

To apply, please visit us online at:

Closing Date: May 5, 2023

Please note: You should receive a confirmation email once you have successfully applied for this position. If you do not, please contact the Njoyn Help Desk at [email protected] or 1-877-427-7717 Monday to Friday 8 am to 8 pm (EST).