Finance Clerk - City of Abbotsford

City of Abbotsford

Finance Clerk

CUPE, Part-Time
# J0421-1222

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 yet 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.


The City of Abbotsford’s Finance, Legal & Legislative Services Department is looking for an experienced and self-motivated individual to join their dynamic team as a Finance Clerk.This is an administrative support role responsible for the effective performance of diversified and moderately complex clerical duties, requiring good knowledge of departmental procedures and policies. The incumbent is accountable for prompt and accurate attention to the needs of the Finance Department to ensure that excellent customer service and quality assistance are provided to internal and external clients.  Independent judgment and action are exercised in this position within departmental guidelines.

In this role you will prepare a variety of documents, as directed, including: reports, notices, letters, memos, agendas, PowerPoint presentations, etc. Be responsible for the administration of the transit ticket operation, including ordering inventory from BC Transit annually, ensuring an adequate supply; monthly distribution of tickets to vendors; collecting revenue; reconciliation of vendor accounts and ticket inventory; setting up new vendor accounts and providing direction to vendors to ensure accuracy and accountability of all tickets issued, sold and unused. Maintain the Letter of Credit database, process routine requests for Letter of Credit reductions and releases, and correspondence with internal and external stakeholders. Maintain departmental records, including routine filing, compiling inventories, and preparing files for long-term storage, in accordance with Records Management policies and procedures. Answer the telephone; takes messages and responds to general routine inquiries, directing more complex inquiries to the appropriate staff member. Open, sort and deliver incoming correspondence. Performs other related duties as required.

To be considered for this position you will have:

  • Grade 12 supplemented by computer, business administration and bookkeeping courses.
  • Two years clerical and customer service experience including applying complex database and spreadsheet software to a variety of accounting functions.
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence.


This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $24.09 to $28.33

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. 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: www.abbotsford.ca/careers

Closing Date: May 9, 2021


Organization: City of Abbotsford
Location: Abbotsford, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Financial Administration, Office Administration
Posted: April 26, 2021, 11:46 am
Expires: May 9, 2021, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Part Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years
Rate: $24.09 to $28.33 Hour

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