Finance Officer - Mackenzie County

Finance Officer

Job Type
Finance /Accounting / Economics

Mackenzie County

Job Description
Mackenzie County is currently inviting applications for a Finance Officer position. The location for this position will be in Fort Vermilion. This is a full-time unionized position with a 40 hour work week (8 hours per day) Monday to Friday.

Reporting to the Finance Controller, the successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Preparing internal operating and capital budget reports for operating departments;
  • Reconciling bank accounts, including investment and credit card accounts;
  • Monitor the chequing account balance and outstanding cheque balances;
  • Prepare and submit investment fund transfer request to the Director of Finance;
  • Collect and review recoding requests from all departments, and submit to the Finance Controller for approval;
  • Regularly enter invoices and other project data in the project costing spreadsheet and regularly reconcile it to the general ledger. Verify all documentation required as received;
  • Prepare the year-end audit leadsheet for bank and investments;
  • Collect and maintain asset addition and disposal files in Diamond;
  • Assist in preparation of the project reports to granting agencies as required;
  • Prepare GST return quarterly for review and submission by the Finance Controller;
  • Other duties as required

Requirements for this position are:

  • Post-secondary education in Business Administration or Accounting is an asset;
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in accounting or finance field;
  • Municipal and/or government accounting experience is an asset;
  • Working knowledge of Great Plains Dynamics software is an asset;
  • Attention to detail, strong numeracy skills and a high level of accuracy is essential;
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs;
  • Effective interpersonal, time management and organizational skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities under tight deadlines;
  • A valid class 5 driver's licence;
  • Evidence of successfully passing a police Criminal Record Check.

Salary Range: $83,616 - $100,339 per annum. Mackenzie County offers a Comprehensive Benefit Package.

Competition will remain open until suitable candidate is found. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Application Return
Submit resume and cover letter to:
Human Resources, Mackenzie County
4511-46 Avenue , Fort Vermilion, AB  T0H 1N0
Email: / Fax: 780-927-4266 / Web: 

Organization: Mackenzie County
Location: Fort Vermilion, AB
Region: Athabasca / Grande Prairie
Professional Category(s): Financial Administration
Posted: July 13, 2022, 12:39 pm
Expires: August 13, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Job Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years
Rate: $83,616.00 to $100,339.00 Year

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