The Rural Municipalities of Alberta (RMA), established in 1909, represents the elected councils of Alberta’s 69 rural municipalities. The RMA’s mission is to empower its members through proactive leadership, strategic partnership, effective advocacy, and collective business services. The RMA fosters a collaborative work environment, and strives to operate as an innovative, responsive, and learning organization.
The Financial Analyst position will assist the Finance Manager with full-cycle accounting for our Insurance Agency and Reciprocal Insurance Exchange. This position is responsible for the accurate and timely processing of accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank reconciliations, and reporting, as well as implementing process improvements and maintaining custom software.
The Financial Analyst will have access to highly confidential information, and it is expected and required that the information be held in the strictest confidence.
Term: This is a newly created permanent position
Key Responsibilities Include:
The key responsibilities for this position are as follows:
Process weekly insurance claims payable batches
Process daily cash receipts
Analyze and process accounts receivable invoicing
Analyze and enter intercompany transactions
Monthly bank reconciliations
Collection and compilation of data
Preparation of journal entries
Assist in administration of insurance software including basic programming, data checking, and information updates
Support the Finance Manager with accounting and administrative tasks including expenses and corporate credit cards
Post-secondary diploma in accounting, business or a related discipline or applicable work experience and training.
3+ years of full-cycle accounting experience
Experience with Great Plains/Microsoft Dynamics software would be an asset
Insurance accounting experience would be an asset
High proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat is essential; experience with Power BI would be an asset
Strong technical skills in custom software environments including basic programming and implementation of process changes would be an asset
Excellent written, oral, and listening communication skills, and exceptional organizational and planning skills.
Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
Personable and able to build and maintain professional relationships
Strong time management skills
Able to work with minimal supervision, self-motivated, and self-directed
Manages multiple priorities in a fast-paced and changing environment while able to quickly analyze problems to reach a conclusion
Expects the highest quality performance from self and others
Able to and enjoy working in a team environment including keeping others appropriately informed.
RMA offers a competitive salary and full benefits commensurate with experience and post-secondary education.
The RMA is an equal opportunity employer. Any applicant that meets the qualifications above is encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to Canadian citizens and those already legally entitled to work in Canada.
To apply, please send a resume and cover Shannan McAuley, Finance & HR Analyst, at shannan@RMAlberta.com by Friday, February 4, 2022.
We thank all applicants, but due to the high volume of responses expected, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.