BC Local Government Job Posting Service

The District of Squamish is located in the unceded traditional territory of the Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation). We offer gratitude to the Skwxwú7mesh People who have lived on these lands since time immemorial.

Accounts Payable Coordinator

Regular Full-Time

If you are detail-oriented, organized and have a knack for numbers, come join our Finance team! As the Accounts Payable Coordinator, you will carry out all aspects of the accounts payable function while delivering outstanding customer service to internal and external stakeholders. 
In addition to having knowledge of the basic financial functions, regulations, and rules governing municipal operations, the successful candidate will possess solid computer skills, extensive knowledge of regulations governing expenditures and purchasing practices.
Key Responsibilities include:

  • Prepares reviews, enters, and posts journal entries.
  • Prepares reconciliations of the accounts payable sub ledger and generates reports related to the accounts payable function.
  • Maintains security and control over cheque signing software and financial instruments, ensuring cheques are authorized for release and controlling distribution.
  • Prepares and maintains a variety of internal reports, records and files specific to the accounts payable functions.
  • Performs other administrative and accounting duties as assigned.

Who you are:  Our ideal candidate will have their Business Administration Diploma with an accounting focus from a recognized University or College and 4 years’ experience in a high-volume finance environment in accounts payable role. Experience in Local Government is an Asset.

Who we are:  The District of Squamish is a progressive and growing community. Our friendly, small-town setting, spectacular natural environment, thriving arts, culture and heritage scene and world-class recreational opportunities offer an incredible live-work-play lifestyle that few places can beat.  

We are a team of fun-loving yet highly dedicated and hardworking professionals who are committed to continuous learning, improvement, and excellence in service to our citizens - and so is our ideal candidate.

Think you would be the perfect fit? Then come and Deliver Outstanding Service at the District of Squamish!

On top of our hourly rate - $31.18 (2021 rates) this position is also eligible for comprehensive benefits, paid vacation and one of Canada’s top pension plans – the Municipal Pension Plan after 455 hours worked.  This position is also eligible for a compressed work week which allows for an earned day off every second week.

We can’t wait to hear from you! A complete job advertisement can be viewed at:

This is a Union position within the Collective Agreement of CUPE Local 2269 and the District of Squamish.

If you have any questions that aren’t answered there, please reach out to our friendly HR team at the contact email below.
Please submit your cover letter and resume quoting competition #23-92
Human Resources
District of Squamish
37955 Second Avenue, P.O. Box 310
Squamish, BC V8B 0A3
E-mail: [email protected]
Application deadline: Open until filled
As an equitable and inclusive employer, we value diversity of people to best represent the community we serve and provide excellent services to our citizens. We strive to attract and retain passionate and talented individuals of all backgrounds, demographics, and life experiences. If you require any adjustments to enable participation at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact in confidence [email protected]. We thank all applicants for applying.

Organization: District of Squamish
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Financial Administration
Posted: September 18, 2023, 3:21 pm
Expires: October 18, 2023, 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: $31.18 Hour