BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Clerk 3 – Finance
(Regular Full-Time)

Stretching from Deep Cove in the east to the Capilano River Canyon in the west, the District of North Vancouver is characterized by innovative municipal government that maintains and enhances the quality of life for its residents and businesses. Fuelled by the District’s award-winning vision to build vibrant and sustainable communities for people of all ages and backgrounds, the District offers exciting professional development opportunities and an excellent total compensation package. A flexible, family-friendly employer with an inclusive work place culture, we are looking to fill this position. Come work for one of BC’s Top Employers and contribute to making this a great place to work!

A regular full-time opportunity exists within the Revenue & Taxation Department for a Clerk 3 – Finance. In this challenging multi-tasking role, you will maintain utility records for all metered and flat rate utility accounts to  perform scheduled monthly, quarterly and annual utility billing. To ensure  complete and accurate  reporting of all revenues collected by the District, you will review the daily cash and cheque deposits of all cashiers to  balance and prepare the daily bank deposit. This includes the review and approval of all online payments to ensure appropriate recording and classification of revenues collected.

Your customer service experience will assist you in providing information to the general public (either in person or over the phone) on multiple revenue sources including property taxes, utilities, bylaw notices, dog licences, as well as all aspects of provincial tax assistance programs such as Home Owner Grants and Tax Deferments. Your knowledge of cash management will enable you to train new cashiers and assist internal staff. During peak periods and as required you will provide back-up cashiering coverage.

Your accounting background will be valuable in the preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations and year-end audit working papers. Your advanced excel skills and experience working with complex software applications will enable you to analyse large data sets, perform complex reconciliations, comply with various external reporting requirements and prepare variance analysis and other management reports.

The successful applicant will have:
  • Proven ability to prepare and reconcile large bank deposits and sub-ledger systems
  • Advanced excel skills and an understanding of complex and integrated software systems used in mid to large sized companies
  • Considerable knowledge of utility accounting functions including billing, reconciliation and collection operations
  • Ability to deal with the public and effectively research and communicate regulations, policies, bylaws  and other applicable legislation
  • Ability to maintain high accuracy under pressure despite multiple interruptions, deal with high volumes of work and assign and review other’s work

The successful candidate would have Grade 12 augmented by accounting courses, as well as considerable related experience. The pay range for this unionized position is $27.45 to $32.25 per hour based on a 35 hour work week (Monday-Friday). If you have what we’re looking for and enjoy challenging work, we would like to hear from you. Please apply on-line with your cover letter and resume at This position will remain open until filled.

We thank you for your interest in employment with the District of North Vancouver and advise that only those candidates shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. Those who have applied to this position in the last 6 months need not apply again.

Location: North Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Financial Administration
Posted: April 5, 2019, 2:56 pm
Expires: May 5, 2019, 4:30 pm