With a population of 32,097, Parkland County offers a range of municipal services and a vibrant mix of agricultural, residential, industrial and recreational opportunities. This unique rural area is situated on the west outskirts of Edmonton, just 20 minutes from downtown, and stretching over 2438 sq. km. of picturesque landscapes.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Parkland County has two permanent, full-time Financial Analyst positions available within the Financial Planning & Treasury Department. Under the direction of the Director, Financial Planning & Treasury, these positions are responsible for providing a comprehensive range of financial services including: a variety of general accounting and financial reporting activities, operating and capital budget preparation and support, financial reporting for tangible capital assets, grant administration, revenue recognition and funding of projects, bank reconciliation and other treasury duties. These positions will provide collaborative financial support for different client portfolios and as such, will require the ability to establish and maintain effective, tactful, service-orientated relationships with staff and management.
An Undergraduate Degree with a concentration in accounting, finance or public administration, an Accounting Diploma from a recognized college or institute of technology or an Advanced Accounting Certificate is required. A Chartered Professional Accounting (CPA) designation would be considered an asset.
This position requires a minimum of seven (7) years’ of general accounting experience and experience in the areas of GAPP, municipal/public accounting, the Municipal Government Act, treasury, reporting and budgeting, planning, business modeling and forecasting processes and techniques.
Strong technical skills to evaluate, investigate and interpret information related to budgets, plans, and forecasts.
Exceptional time management skills and good attention to detail.
Proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office (expert knowledge of Excel is required). Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics AX and the ability to access data from various financial and non-financial information systems. Must also be adept in learning financial software.
Possession of a valid Alberta driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
Competition Number: 18-73
Rate of Pay: Competitive salary to be commensurate with education and experience.
Hours of Work: 7 hours/day; 35 hours/week
Competition Closing Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.
Benefits: Extensive benefits are offered including an option to join our Earned Day Off Program.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered and candidates with lesser qualifications may be considered at a lower classification level and salary.