BC Local Government Job Posting Service


Finance & Procurement Services
CUPE, 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’s Finance & Procurement Services Department is looking for an experienced Accountant to join their dynamic team. Reporting to the Manager, Financial Planning & Accounting, you will be responsible for the maintenance, analyses, preparation and initiation of a variety of accounting records, financial statements and related statistical reports for the City.
In this challenging role, you will maintain accounting and statistical records, perform analyses and reconciliations of asset, liability and operating accounts, and assist in completion of financial statements and supporting schedules. Your strong communication and analytical skills are necessary as you prepare technical and business documents and reports alongside various internal departments. Considerable knowledge of accounting practices and procedures in regard to the preparation of financial statements and records is required. In addition, knowledge of computer systems and operations related to accounting systems and internal controls will guide your success in this position.
In order to be considered for this position you must have:

  • Completion of a business degree from a recognized post-secondary institution, supplemented by the Core 1 and 2, and the Elective 1 and 2 Chartered Professional Accountant program courses.
  • Minimum four years of experience in an accounting role, preferably in the public sector, including experience in the utilization and maintenance of computerized accounting systems.

This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $35.00 to $41.19.
At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.
If you are looking for a challenge and an opportunity to make an impact in a fast growing municipality, we want to hear from you!
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Closing Date:  January 31st, 2022

Organization: Abbotsford (City)
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Financial Administration
Posted: January 14, 2022, 8:54 am
Expires: January 31, 2022, 4:30 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree
Job Experience: 5 years or more
Rate: $35.00 to $41.19 Hour