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Columbia Basin Trust
Accounting Technician   

Columbia Basin Trust is seeking an Accounting Technician to join our team. We offer a 35-hour work week, competitive compensation, opportunities for professional growth and development, comprehensive benefits package, generous time off and a valuable defined benefit pension plan. If you have experience providing accounting and financial services in a fast-paced environment along with great organization and communication skills, we’d love to hear from you! This is a regular, full-time position based out of the Trust’s Castlegar office.
The salary range for this position is $59,800 – 70,400.
Reporting to the Accountant, the successful candidate will:                                                             

  • Code and process a high volume of invoices for all company accounts payable, ensuring timely payments.
  • Respond to vendor and staff payment and invoicing queries.
  • Monitor and maintain accounts and review and reconcile statements.
  • Provide general financial and accounting support.

We are looking for an individual who has completed a minimum two-year education program in business administration or accounting. The ideal candidate will have two years of experience in finance and administration, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working with Great Plains, Microsoft Customer Relationship Management software or Caseware is an asset. Working knowledge of accounting principles, strong computer skills, as well as the ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality are required.

How to apply:
If you have what it takes to fill this exciting position, please submit a cover letter and resume on our website at by December 1, 2023. The Trust respects and values the rich and diverse cultures in the Basin. We welcome and encourage those who identify as Indigenous to apply. 

Who are we?
Our staff team is made up of Basin residents that thrive in a dynamic environment, are innovative and passionate and want to contribute to Columbia Basin communities. Working alongside the people of the Basin, the Trust is committed to strengthening where we live, now and for future generations.

The Trust gratefully operates in the unceded, traditional territories of the Ktunaxa, Lheidli T’enneh, Secwépemc, Sinixt and Syilx Nations. This region is also home to six Metis Nation BC Chartered Communities. We have offices in four communities around the Basin: Castlegar, Nakusp, Cranbrook and Golden. These communities offer year-round outdoor recreation, a vibrant arts and culture scene and much more.

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