Mackenzie County is currently inviting applications for a Finance Officer position. The location for this position will be in Fort Vermilion. This is a full-time unionized position with a 40 hour work week (8 hours per day) Monday to Friday.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Reporting to the Finance Controller, the successful applicant will be responsible for:
Preparing internal operating and capital budget reports for operating departments;
Reconciling bank accounts, including investment and credit card accounts;
Monitor the chequing account balance and outstanding cheque balances;
Prepare and submit investment fund transfer request to the Director of Finance;
Collect and review recoding requests from all departments, and submit to the Finance Controller for approval;
Regularly enter invoices and other project data in the project costing spreadsheet and regularly reconcile it to the general ledger. Verify all documentation required as received;
Prepare the year-end audit leadsheet for bank and investments;
Collect and maintain asset addition and disposal files in Diamond;
Assist in preparation of the project reports to granting agencies as required;
Prepare GST return quarterly for review and submission by the Finance Controller;
Other duties as required.
Requirements for this position are:
Post-secondary education in Business Administration or Accounting is an asset;
Minimum of 3 years experience in accounting or finance field;
Municipal and/or government accounting experience is an asset;
Working knowledge of Great Plains Dynamics software is an asset;
Attention to detail, strong numeracy skills and a high level of accuracy is essential;
Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs;
Effective interpersonal, time management and organizational skills;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Ability to work with minimal supervision;
Ability to manage conflicting priorities under tight deadlines;
A valid class 5 driver's licence;
Evidence of successfully passing a police Criminal Record Check.
Competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.