Finance Officer

Finance Officer
Mackenzie County
Post Date: July 11, 2022
Apply Before: January 11, 2023

Job Overview

Location

Fort Vermilion

Province

Alberta

Salary

$83,616 - $100,339

Category

Administration & Operations

Commitment

Full Time

Job Description

Mackenzie County is currently inviting applications for a Finance Officer position. The location for this position will be in Fort Vermilion. This is a full-time unionized position with a 40 hour work week (8 hours per day) Monday to Friday.

Reporting to the Finance Controller, the successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Preparing internal operating and capital budget reports for operating departments;
  • Reconciling bank accounts, including investment and credit card accounts;
  • Monitor the chequing account balance and outstanding cheque balances;
  • Prepare and submit investment fund transfer request to the Director of Finance;
  • Collect and review recoding requests from all departments, and submit to the Finance Controller for approval;
  • Regularly enter invoices and other project data in the project costing spreadsheet and regularly reconcile it to the general ledger. Verify all documentation required as received;
  • Prepare the year-end audit leadsheet for bank and investments;
  • Collect and maintain asset addition and disposal files in Diamond;
  • Assist in preparation of the project reports to granting agencies as required;
  • Prepare GST return quarterly for review and submission by the Finance Controller;
  • Other duties as required.

Requirements for this position are:

  • Post-Secondary education in Business Administration or Accounting is an asset;
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in accounting or finance field;
  • Municipal and/or government accounting experience is an asset;
  • Working knowledge of Great Plains Dynamics software is an asset;
  • Attention to detail, strong numeracy skills & a high level of accuracy is essential;
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs;
  • Effective interpersonal, time management and organizational skills;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities under tight deadlines;
  • A valid class 5 driver’s license;
  • Evidence of successfully passing a police Criminal Record Check;

Salary Range: $83,616 – $100,339 per annum. Mackenzie County offers a Comprehensive Benefit Package.

Competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please forward all resumes and applications to:

Sarah Martens, Human Resources Coordinator
Mackenzie County
Box 640, Fort Vermilion, AB T0H 1N0
Phone: 780.927.3718
Fax: 780.927.4266
Email: hr@mackenziecounty.com

 

Job Overview

Location:

Fort Vermilion

Province:

Alberta

Starting Salary:

$83,616 - $100,339

Category

Administration & Operations

Job Type

Full Time

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