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Accountant 1
Municipality: City of Surrey This posting closed on

June 29, 2018
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 2296 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Finance
Job Description: The Accountant 1 is responsible for professional accounting, financial management and budget work as well as Finance Department duties which include projects, studies, operations and communications of some complexity in a deadline driven and fast paced environment. Work is assigned, supervised and reviewed periodically by a professional supervisor.
Duties: Prepares budgets, corporate plans and studies.

Controls, monitors, analyzes and reports on budgets versus actual revenues and expenditures.

Provides professional accounting services such as audits, studies, reconciliations and reports.

Prepares year end reports and assists with the preparation of financial statements.

Makes recommendations for operational improvements in all areas of City operations.
Educational Requirements: Currently completing the final year of a Chartered Professional Accounting (CPA) Designation or an equivalent combination of university degrees and experience.
Skill Requirements: One year of directly related experience.

Demonstrated ability, knowledge and experience necessary to perform duties of this degree of complexity.

Effective communication skills both orally and in writing.

Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

Ability to plan and organize assignments.

Thorough working knowledge of PC and computer applications.

Strong analytical and summarization skills as well as thorough accounting knowledge, including fund accounting.

Working knowledge of the Local Government Act, Community Charter and business law are an asset.
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits.
Web Address:
Address: 14245 - 56th Avenue
Surrey, British Columbia
V3X 3A2, Canada
Opening Date: June 21, 2018 08:30 AM
Closing Date: June 29, 2018 04:30 PM