Senior Accountant (Temporary)
POSTING NO: 2019-22
POSTING DATE: September 23, 2019
POSTING EXPIRY DATE: October 17, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
Strathcona Regional District is currently recruiting for a temporary Senior Accountant position for a one year term. The Senior Accountant is focused on providing responsive and accurate financial services to the Regional District’s customers, internal clients, and other stakeholders. As an important leader in an integrated team, the Senior Accountant plays a key role in the on-time delivery of various financial services, including general ledger analysis and reporting, cash management, financial planning, monthly and quarterly reporting, year-end financial statements, grant administration, and asset management planning and coordination. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Senior Accountant ensures compliance to generally accepted accounting practices and standards, and to the Regional District’s policies and bylaws. This position requires the ability to communicate with the public, government staff and elected officials, and may be required to report to the Regional Board on financial matters.
REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (or equivalent combination)
• Recognized Canadian accounting designation (CPA), or an assessable equivalent of education, training and experience;
• Minimum five years of senior general accounting experience, preferably in a local government finance environment;
• Minimum three years supervisory experience.
We offer a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience supplemented by a comprehensive benefit package. Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume quoting posting #2019-22 Senior Accountant (Temporary) to firstname.lastname@example.org by 4:00 pm Thursday, October 17, 2019.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.