Current Postings

Senior Accountant

Regular, Full-Time
Competition No. 23-52
Internal/External Opportunity
This is a Union Position

About our Community:
Located next to downtown Victoria, the Township of Esquimalt has a population of over 17,000 and is home to Canada’s Pacific Naval Fleet. The Township boasts extensive amenities including beautiful parks and beaches, scenic waterfront walkways as well as modern recreational facilities. Esquimalt strives to be a vibrant, distinct, and diverse community for people to discover and feel welcome.

About our Organization:
With a high functioning, progressive Council and leadership team, and dedicated, engaged staff, the Township is an organization committed to working collaboratively to continue making Esquimalt one of the most desirable places to live, work and play.

About the Opportunity:
The Township is looking for a motivated, organized, customer service focussed team player to join the fast-paced, high functioning Financial Services team. Reporting to the Manager of Financial Services, the Senior Accountant is responsible for preparing, analysing, and interpreting financial information. This position manages the property tax function, performs tangible capital asset accounting activity and a variety of other financial duties.

Our Preferred Candidate:
The preferred candidate will have a professional accounting designation (CPA), a post secondary degree in accounting/finance and a minimum of three years progressive working experience with complex accounting practices and transactions, preferably in a local government environment. This role is ideal for someone with a strong customer focus who enjoys building strong internal and external relationships and can demonstrate excellent communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills while working in a team environment.
Salary: $49.71 – $53.66 hourly plus benefits (2023 rates)
Hours per week: 35
For more detailed information, please review the job description on our website.
Please submit your resume with covering letter quoting Competition No. 23-52 by 4:00 pm on Monday, October 9, 2023, to:
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Interviews will be arranged as applications are received.