Financial Analyst - City of Abbotsford

Financial Analyst

Finance & Procurement Services
Exempt, Full-Time

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 has an opportunity available for a temporary full-time Financial Analyst.  If you are a detail-oriented and diplomatic professional who thrives in a fast-paced environment filled with opportunities, this could be the role for you!

In this crucial position, you will be responsible for assisting management with the budget development process for the City’s operating and capital financial plans; providing a variety of analysis and reports to support finance functions including budgeting, reporting, payroll, collections, and payables; and preparing various statutory financial accounting documents required to be produced by municipal governments. 

This role requires an analytical, collaborative self-starter with project management skills and excellent communication skills to develop project plans, collaborate with cross-organizational teams to achieve priorities and streamline processes, and perform a variety of ad-hoc complex financial analysis and forecasting.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • University degree in Finance or equivalent
  • Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) designation
  • Five years of progressive accounting experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Technical knowledge of SAP (or another ERP)

At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging and rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities and competitive compensation.

To apply, please visit us online at

Closing Date: August 24, 2022

The City of Abbotsford is committed to creating a workplace that fosters a culture of diversity and inclusion by attracting, retaining and developing a talented and diverse workforce which broadly reflects the community and citizens we serve. As such, we encourage applications from individuals from all genders, backgrounds and underrepresented groups. We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

Organization: City of Abbotsford
Location: Abbotsford, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Financial Administration
Posted: July 27, 2022, 3:48 pm
Expires: August 24, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree
Job Experience: 5 years or more

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