New Job Senior Finance Clerk In British Columbia

Senior Finance Clerk
Senior Finance Clerk

Senior Finance Clerk

Company : District of Kent
Salary : $35.37 an hour
Location : British Columbia

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Senior Finance Clerk

Competition #2023-21

A well-kept secret hidden within the Upper Fraser Valley of British Columbia‘s southwest coastal region. The District of Kent is bounded on the north by Harrison Lake, on the west by Harrison River, on the south by the Fraser River and on the east by Hope and the Fraser Canyon. It boasts a friendly community spirit with a diverse economy in agriculture, industrial development, tourism, and government services.

The District of Kent is offering an exciting opportunity in our Financial Services Department for a Senior Finance Clerk.

This key role performs a variety of accounting and clerical functions varying in degrees of complexity which include processing utility billings and tax notices, annual tax sale, home owner grants, tax deferments and refunds, reconciling tax accounts, calculating property taxes, penalties and interest; cash accounting including the reconciliation of cash transactions; reconciling various accounts and subledgers; preparing audit working papers; providing assistance and information to the public; cash receipting, and miscellaneous analyses.

We are looking for someone who has post-secondary education in accounting and commercial courses with formalized training; enrollment in the CPA accounting program or academic equivalent; a minimum of three (3) years previous experience in a municipal finance/payroll environment or recognized equivalent financial environment with related duties; able to perform mathematical and arithmetic computations with speed and accuracy; perform tasks with minimal supervision; and able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, public and related governmental or community agencies.

The post-probationary wage rate for this bargaining unit position is $35.37 per hour plus a comprehensive benefit package.

If this position is of interest to you, please submit your resume and cover letter quoting Competition #2023-21 indicating how you meet the qualifications and send to [email protected] by 4:30 p.m. on May 29, 2023. Alternatively, submit your application in confidence to:

Alan M. Lucas, CRSP
Director of Human Resources / Occupational Safety
District of Kent
PO Box 70, 7170 Cheam Avenue
Agassiz, BC V0M 1A0
Fax: 604-796-8516

The District of Kent would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Police Information Check and provide a recent driver’s license abstract.

Education : College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Experience : 3 years to less than 5 years