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Port Coquitlam

Manager of Accounting Services

Full Time

Find out why our AMAZING employees love working for the City of Port Coquitlam!   Affectionately known as “PoCo”, we are an award winning organization made up of a  diverse and dedicated team of people who care deeply about the community they serve.

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Manager of Accounting Services is a key member of the Finance Management Team who proactively assists the Director of Finance in ensuring the effective management of City finances.  

The incumbent is responsible for but not limited to ensuring the effectiveness of the following areas: Accounts Payable; Accounts Receivable; Financial Reporting; Auditing; and other related and assigned duties. As part of the Finance Management Team the incumbent is responsible for assisting with ensuring the effectiveness of the following areas: Business and Financial Plan Development and Amendments, Financial Information Systems, Internal Auditing, Revenue Collection; Payroll; Purchasing; Risk Management and Insurance Coverage; Investment of City Funds; Long Term Infrastructure Planning.

If many of the following characteristics and skills describe you, we want to meet you!
  • You have the ability to build positive working relationships at all levels of the organization
  • You are an analytical thinker with strong process management skills
  • You are a financial whiz with the ability to analyze and evaluate budgets, auditing and financial systems and projections and recommend changes/improvements where required
  • You are skilled in business systems and software
  • You have the ability to communicate complex financial information to a diverse audience
  • You have a professional accounting designation as a CPA
  • You have 5-7 years of related experience at the management level in a local government environment
  • You have extensive experience managing people
  • You have a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License

Why should you consider working for us?
  • We take our work seriously, but not ourselves.
  • We have a positive attitude about the work we perform.
  • We care deeply about our community.
  • Our organization is the ideal size for you to make a difference and have an impact
  • We have a strong learning culture and want our people to grow and succeed
  • We offer a competitive compensation package and an annual salary that can grow to over 119k+ per year

If you possess the fundamental skills, experience and education required to be successful in this role we invite you to apply online by June 2, 2019 at quoting competition number #19-071e.   

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.  The City of Port Coquitlam will conduct a criminal record check. 

Location: Port Coquitlam, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Financial Administration
Posted: May 16, 2019, 1:30 pm
Expires: June 2, 2019, 4:30 pm