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Temporary Accounts Payable Administrator for qathet Regional District


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Position:Temporary Accounts Payable Administrator
Employer:qathet Regional District
Sector:Public Administration
Closing Date:2023-Oct-10
Salary or Wage:$34.11 per hour plus vacation and benefits
Full or Part Time:Full Time
Location:Powell River, BC
Start Date:late Nov. or early Dec. 2023
Contact:Jason Kouwenhoven
More Info:


- Driver’s licence required.
- Second year of a recognized program of accounting studies (business/accounting diploma, CPA, etc.)
- An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
- Minimum of three yearsí accounting administration experience
- Valid BC Class Five Drivers License
- Demonstrates excellent working knowledge of legislation and required accounting practices applicable to processing and administering accounts payable
- Demonstrates excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, customer service and organizational skills
- Demonstrates superior proficiency in creation and maintenance of spreadsheets and keyboarding skills and is experienced in working with Microsoft Office applications
- Demonstrates ability to learn and operate software applications associated with the position
- Demonstrates knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
- Demonstrates ability to deal effectively with staff, contractors, consultants, elected representatives and the public with tact and diplomacy
- Demonstrates ability to resolve issues with professionalism and diplomacy and maintain confidentiality
- Demonstrates a high degree of integrity, accuracy and thoroughness, with a strong attention to detail
- Demonstrates sound judgement, analytical, and problem-solving skills
- Demonstrates exceptional organizational and time management skills, and the ability to prioritize workload 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; takes initiative to recommend improvements to processes
- Demonstrates the critical importance of respecting and maintaining confidentiality in the best interest of the organization
- Demonstrates commitment to making ethically responsible decisions

Duties and Responsibilities

- Maintains knowledge of and applies applicable legislative and legal requirements (e.g.sales taxes (PST), procurement practices, the processing of accounts payable, etc.)
- Advises the Assistant Manager of Financial Services regarding changes to legislative or regulatory requirements
- Maintains knowledge of and applies Regional District bylaws, policies, contracts, and agreements as they apply to the processing of accounts payable
- Collaborates with Accountant to document and operationalize required legislative changes to ensure ongoing Regional District compliance with legislative and legal requirements
- Works collaboratively with Accountant to ensure completion, accuracy, and timeliness of accounts payable administration as per legislative, regulatory and organizational requirements
- Monitors organizational adherence to Provincial and Federal commodity tax regulations
- Serves as the Regional Districtís first point of contact for accounts payable functions and processes. Provides consultation services, learning opportunities, and supports for managers and personnel regarding processes, procedures, policies, and problemsolving related to accounts payable and compliance requirements
- Ensures accounts payable required documentation is accurate and complete, in accordance with legal requirements and the Regional Districtís Records and Information Management (RIM) Program
- Maintains confidentiality regarding matters related to the Regional Districtís finances and procurement processes

Additional Details

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