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Accountant for qathet Regional District


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Employer:qathet Regional District
Sector:Public Administration
Closing Date:2021-Nov-12
Salary or Wage:$43.78/hour
Full or Part Time:Full Time
Location:Powell River, BC
Start Date:To be determined


- Chartered Professional Accountant Designation; consideration may be given to individuals actively pursuing a designation
- Minimum of three yearsí experience in a similar role
- Experience working in local government is considered an asset
- Valid BC Class Five Drivers License
- Demonstrates extensive knowledge of accounting, treasury, investment, budgeting, financial planning and analysis, purchasing and contracting functions and related legislation, standards and processes
- Demonstrates strong technical accounting skills and maintains knowledge of accounting principles and practices
- Demonstrates a thorough understanding of accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll processes
- Demonstrates extensive knowledge of payroll regulations and reporting requirements to Canada Revenue Agency
- Demonstrates a high degree of integrity, accuracy, and thoroughness, with a strong attention to detail
- Demonstrates sound judgement, analytical, and problem-solving skills
- Demonstrates strong organizational and planning skills
- Demonstrates exceptional time management skills, the ability to multi-task effectively and to prioritize workloads according to deadlines
- Demonstrates the ability to work well under pressure and responds to requests and situations with an appropriate level of urgency
- Demonstrates ability to work in a team environment and to work independently, with minimal supervision
- Demonstrates strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to research and contribute to and prepare reports for various audiences
- Demonstrates superior proficiency in the creation and maintenance of spreadsheets and is experienced in working with Microsoft Office applications
- Demonstrates the critical importance of respecting and maintaining confidentiality in the best interest of the organization
- Demonstrates ability to resolve issues with professionalism and diplomacy
- Demonstrates commitment to making ethically responsible decisions

Duties and Responsibilities

- Serves as the supervisor of the Accounting Services Division personnel
- Serves as the Regional Districtís Solid Waste & Recycling Administrator
- Manages the Regional Districtís Financial Assistance Program
- Contributes to the preparation of Annual Operating and Capital Budgets
- Maintaining tangible capital asset (TCA) registries, as per policy
- Assists with financial reporting requirements as directed
- Assists with the planning and organizing of year-end audit and accounting processes
- Assists with financial services related to the Regional Districtís Asset
Management Program and policy, as directed.
- Ensures adherence to the Regional Districtís procurement bylaws and policies
- Monitors adherence to financial control systems across the organization
- Maintains the Regional Districtís accounting software and system in coordination with Technical Services

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