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One of Squamish’s top employers is looking for a Financial Services Specialist to join their team.  Offering a great wage at $39.76 per hour plus plenty of opportunities for learning and development.  Ideally suited for a designated CPA with 4 years’ experience in a similar role who is personable, organized, detail oriented and loves working within a collaborative team!

This position can be fully remote or working within their office located in Squamish, BC.

About the Role, Benefits & Perks:

  • Full-time, 40 hours per week.
  •  $39.76 per hour to start.
  • Extended health benefits package.
  • Positive and team-oriented work environment with supportive management.
  • Opportunity for growth and advancement within the organization.
  • Work remotely, in-office or a blend of both!


The Perfect Candidate:

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience at a senior accountant level.
  • Post secondary education related to the finance industry.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills who is comfortable working in different departments and within a team.
  • Motivated, self-starter who takes initiative and can work well independently.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to provide encouragement and support to staff in a positive manner.
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office and experience working with financial database software and electronic cash receipting systems.
  • Experience in Unit 4 Business World is an asset.
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Knowledge of and experience working with bylaws, regulations, statutes, and polices governing operations of local government financial services is an asset.
  • Maintains confidentiality and complies with privacy legislations.
  • Self-motivated and proactive with a strong analytical aptitude.
  • Highly adaptable to administrative and technological changes.


Responsibilities include:

  • Performs complex accounting and analysis.
  • Maintains the general ledger, monitors and analyzes expenditures, and investigates budgetary variances.
  • Reviews and approves journal entries, sub-ledger adjustments, and reconciliations. 
  • Prepares forecasts for cash management, investing, borrowing, and long range planning activities.
  • Maintains financial records for development cost charges, latecomer, and other developer agreements.
  • Assists with the short and long term debt administration and investing activities.
  • Provides administration for risk management including the coordination of insurance programs, claims administration, and providing advice and assistance to departments and senior management.
  • Assists with the preparation of operating and capital budgets.
  • Prepares or reviews interim financial statements and/or management reports as well as a variety of external statutory and compliance reports.
  • Assists Finance Managers with the year-end financial statement preparation.
  • Reviews financial business processes throughout the District and initiates or recommends improvements to achieve efficiencies and ensure strong financial internal controls.
  • Maintains the chart of accounts and assists with system security administration.
  • Coordinates and participates in special projects for and on behalf of the department.
  • Works with software providers and IT to resolve technical issues relating to financial software throughout the organization.


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