Accounting Clerk (Permanent Part-time)

Accounting Clerk (Permanent Part-time)

Website Village of Canal Flats

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Our community is like no other. As the source of the Columbia River, we are uniquely positioned between the Kootenay River and the Columbia Lake. The Rocky and Purcell Mountains are right in your own back yard. Walk or bike to work and enjoy your weekends hiking, camping, and exploring the outdoors. As a strong team we are committed to supporting career and personal development. We work with our staff on developing key technical and leadership competencies.

The Village of Canal Flats has an immediate opportunity for a part-time Accounting Clerk to work in our main office. The successful candidate will report to the Chief Financial Officer or delegate and be part of a dynamic office team three days per week (21 hours).

Position Profile
The Accounting Clerk provides a wide variety of accounting related functions including, but not limited to:

• Accounts payable, accounts receivable, property taxes, and payroll
• Preparation of journal entries and financial reports
• Responds to telephone and in-person inquiries from staff and the public
• Performs cashier duties
• Performs related clerical duties such as word processing, maintaining filing and record systems, faxing and photocopying
• Performs other related duties, as required

Required Knowledge, Abilities and Skills
General Knowledge of office procedures and protocol
• General computer literacy including good keyboarding skills, preferably with Microsoft Word and Excel
• Proven ability to receive and reconcile cash
• Proficiency with financial management software
• The ability to maintain harmonious relationships with all members of the public and other staff members
• Grade 12 or equivalent with three years of general accounting or related experience in the last five years

Preferred Criteria
• Experience working in Local Government finance
• Experience with Aptean iCity software for municipalities
• Successful completion of college-level accounting courses and certifications

Wage and Benefits:
The position offers a wage of $22-$27 per hour, contingent upon experience and qualifications.

The Village of Canal Flats offers the following workplace benefits:
• extended health, dental and life insurance benefits paid by the employer;
• earn paid sick and holiday time;
• enrollment in the Municipal Pension Plan with employer matching;

The Village of Canal Flats is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and strives to promote and preserve a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. We know that our greatest strengths come from the people who make up our teams, working together to deliver responsible and responsive public service to create a more vibrant community.

To be considered for this excellent opportunity, please send your cover letter and resume to Annette Robinson, Deputy Chief Financial Officer by email to or in person at the Village office. Applications, including three references from your work life, will be received until June 5, 2024.

We thank all interested individuals for their applications for this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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