BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Junior Accountant

Competition 19-17A

The City of Quesnel is a vibrant community where 10,000 people live within the city limits and another 13,000 live in the surrounding area and call Quesnel home. Quesnel is located in the central interior of British Columbia. If you're moving here from one of the larger centres in the province, you'll be amazed by the affordable housing costs, accessible amenities, and short commutes, we're able to get out and enjoy the nature that surrounds us. Here, we live a wellrounded lifestyle; we don't believe in working hard for a life you can't enjoy.

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The City of Quesnel is seeking applications for a Junior Accountant to join our Financial Services team. Reporting to the Supervisor of Financial Services, this position is responsible for performing various accounting functions and providing backup for the Supervisor of Financial Services position.

Nature of Position: The Junior Accountant will support the accurate and timely operation of the finance and accounting function by performing a variety of day-to-day and period-end accounting tasks that ensure accurate, timely, relevant and reliable financial information and reporting. This individual will be highly driven with a proven record of accomplishment of working both independently and in a team environment, in addition to demonstrating strong initiative, communication and organization skills.

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably major in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of a one (1) year of experience in a full billing and/or accounting cycle
  • Must be working towards obtaining an accounting designation (i.e. CPA)
  • Advance level in Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Previous experience with municipal government is an asset
  • Previous experience with Vadim software is an asset

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This is a Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) position with an hourly rate of pay of $35.70 as well as a competitive benefits package.

Posting Date: April 11, 2019  

Application Deadline: April 25, 2019 by 4pm

How to apply: Please send your resume with competition number, in confidence to:

Human Resources Manager City of Quesnel, 410 Kinchant Street,  Quesnel, BC V2J 7J5 Apply online or Email: (Word or pdf document only)

Location: Quesnel, BC
Region: North Central / Cariboo
Professional Categories: Financial Administration
Posted: April 11, 2019, 3:59 pm
Expires: April 25, 2019, 4:00 pm