The Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87 invites applications for the position of Senior Treasury Analyst (Accountant). This position is responsible for expertise and stewardship of the Municipality’s financial accounting.
All interested applicants are invited to submit their resume, in confidence to:
Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87
Attn: Human Resources
Postal Bag 1010 Bonnyville, Alberta T9N 2J7
Fax: (780) 826-4524
Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found
Key Responsibilities Include:
Duties & Responsibilities:
Demonstrate leadership and direction to the departments billing and account receivable personnel.
Provide support to finance and internal departments regarding general ledger coding, costing, and variance reports.
Prepare and reconcile journal entries monthly.
Review accounts and prepare the reconciliations of operating and capital projects.
Assist in the preparation and distribution of monthly variance reports and quarterly financial statements.
Maintain grant portfolio and assist internal departments with compliance to ensure funding aligns with the PSAS government transfer regulations.
Reconcile monthly bank statements and GST returns on a timely basis.
Assist with compilation of yearend.
Support investment tracking and cash forecasting process.
Ensure accurate maintenance of the bank account, balance, bank/treasury systems and bank cost information.
Provide ongoing guidance, coaching, and problem resolution to corporate and department representatives involved with revenue accounting processes. Interpret and clarify policy to ensure consistent application throughout the M.D. to comply with the Public Sector Accounting Standards.
Ensure accounting processes for the transfer of funds to and from reserves continue to align actual expenses, budget approvals, department requests and compliance with M.D. procedures, policy, and the Public Sector Accounting Standards.
Process funding of reserve transactions by investigating historic transactions, reviewing, and analyzing current funding requests to determine if the funding is consistent with the initial intended purpose and eligibility.
Prepare detailed management reports and summary continuity schedules for, receivables, deferred revenue, and reserve activity.
Assist in the preparation of the annual budget.
Strong ability to extract information and develop reports.
Strong computer knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to interpret and communicate procedures and internal controls.
Strong analytical skills to ensure accuracy; analyze problems and develop solutions with minimum of supervision.
Effective organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills to prioritize and complete tasks within restricted timelines while ensuring exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.
Perform other duties as directed.
Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field.
Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA).
3+ years senior experience in accounting preferably in a Municipal or Government setting.
Knowledge of the Municipal Government Act and the Public Sector Accounting Standards as issued by the Public Sector Accounting Standards Board.
Excellent communication (written and verbal), analytical and interpersonal skills.
Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and MS Dynamics.
Ability to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines.
Confidentiality and strong customer service focus.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Jan 07, 2021
Closing Date: Jan 15, 2021