City of Port Alberni

Accounting Clerk

The City of Port Alberni is a community of 17,500 people. Located centrally on Vancouver Island, Port Alberni is a well-serviced municipality that offers residents affordable west coast living, as well as proximity to oceanfront, lakes, rivers and mountains.
The City is currently looking for a Accounting Clerk - Utilities to join a progressive and dynamic organization as part of the Finance team.  This position reports to the Deputy Director of Finance.   
Specific duties include:
  • processing accounts payable and receivable transactions
  • preparing and analyzing the billing and balancing of property tax, program and facility charges, water, sewer, and garbage account charges and payments 
  • providing information and assistance to various contacts and in response to enquiries as required 
  • assuming the duties of cashier one day per week and as back-up, receiving, recording and balancing payments for all types of City accounts and services
  • providing assistance to the public in response to enquiries and questions concerning taxes, accounts and related matters
Qualifications & Experience:
  • Completion of Grade 12
  • Successful completion of mid-level accounting courses
  • Previous related accounting, payroll and/or clerical experience
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Sound knowledge of the methods, procedures and practices applicable in processing accounts payable/receivable transactions or applicable to processing utility account transactions
This position is part of the CUPE Local 118 bargaining unit.  The successful candidate will be required to complete a police information check.
For additional information, including a full job description, please go to
Qualified individuals may apply by forwarding a resume and cover letter by 4:30 pm on July 23, 2018:
Attention: Krista Tremblay, Manager of Human Resources
By mail: City of Port Alberni, 4850 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, BC  V9Y 1V8
By email: 
We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected to be interviewed will be contacted.

Location: Port Alberni, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Categories: Financial Administration
Posted: June 29, 2018, 9:27 am
Expires: July 23, 2018, 4:30 pm