BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Columbia Shuswap Regional District

Is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the following position:

Accounting Technician

(1 Position – Full-Time)

Looking for an exciting job in BC’s beautiful Shuswap? The Shuswap region is a place where incredible nature and welcoming communities come together to create a lifestyle that attracts many from the larger communities of Vancouver and Calgary. Our advantages include affordable housing, outstanding outdoor recreation, an abundance of locally grown food, and good transportation corridors to larger communities.  

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) is now accepting applications for a full-time Accounting Technician position based out of its Salmon Arm, BC office.

Reporting to the Deputy Treasurer, Financial Services, the Accounting Technician is responsible for accounting duties as they relate to corporate finance. The Accounting Technician provides assistance to the Finance Department by performing a wide range of financial services activities including general ledgers, accounts receivable, reconciliations, utilities and other similar accounting duties.

Education, Training and Experience Requirements:
Grade 12 or equivalent, supplemented by completion of a Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in an Accounting program from a recognized university or technical institute, plus a minimum of (3) three years senior accounting experience, preferably in a local government finance environment; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

This is a permanent full-time position and is subject to the provisions of the Collective Agreement negotiated between the CSRD and CUPE Local 1908.  The salary range for this position is $2,019.36 to $2,316.27 bi-weekly (January 2019 rates) with an attractive benefit package. Typical hours of work for this position are Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. (Option to work an additional half hour and participate in flex schedule.)  

A copy of the related job description is available to view on the CSRD website:

Applications will be treated as confidential and must be received by 12:00 pm, Friday, May 3, 2019. Interested applicants must send a letter of interest and résumé to:  

Lori Gervais, Payroll Administrator / HR Assistant
Columbia Shuswap Regional District
555 Harbourfront Drive NE, PO Box 978
Phone: 250-833-5912

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location: Salmon Arm, BC
Region: Thompson / Shuswap / Columbia
Professional Categories: Financial Administration
Posted: April 12, 2019, 3:48 pm
Expires: May 3, 2019, 12:00 pm