BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Accounting Assistant

Full-time and Casual

It all adds up!
The City of Kelowna has an opportunity for you! Join our Financial Services team and make a difference. An Accounting Assistant can cover many different areas: accounts payable, accounts receivable, revenue transactions (including property tax, utilities, parking, transit, etc.), journal entries, reconciliations, analysis, payroll, internal and external customer service (in-person, phone, email), project support and various other duties in Financial Services.
The successful applicant will be flexible to handle a range of accounting activities and provide excellent customer service.

We also have an opportunity to join our Financial Services team to provide temporary work coverage on an on-call, casual basis. Assignments will vary in duration, but you can expect to work full time hours each day of the assignment. This is an excellent opportunity to fill casual assignments that may lead to full-time employment with the City of Kelowna.

Qualifications include:
  • Minimum of 1 year of recent, relevant accounting experience
  • Excellent communication skills & attention to detail
  • Computer literacy with multi-tasking and data entry skills
  • A minimum of 3 courses recognized by CPA, one of which is in Accounting or Finance
The City of Kelowna is a dynamic team of employees working together to make Kelowna the best mid-sized city in North America. Come work, play and live in Kelowna, a four-season destination and enjoy the many cultural amenities, direct access to exceptional mountain biking, water sports, skiing, golfing and Kelowna’s easy connection to the world through our International Airport.

We offer career/professional development, progressive employment practices and a great work environment. This is a CUPE bargaining unit position that offers an hourly rate progressing from $25.00 to $30.64 per hour depending on skills, education and experience plus a competitive comprehensive benefits and pension package; Casual employees receive 14% in lieu of benefits, vacation and statutory holidays
Apply online at by January 28, 2020

Applicants not contacted within three weeks of the competition closing date are thanked for their interest.

Location: Kelowna, BC
Region: Okanagan Valley / Similkameen
Professional Categories: Financial Administration
Posted: January 16, 2020, 8:04 am
Expires: January 28, 2020, 4:30 pm