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Organization Overview

The City of Port Moody is a growing community of 34,000 residents located 30 minutes east of downtown Vancouver at the head of the Burrard Inlet and just steps from seaside parks, mountain trails and lakes. To achieve our mission of providing services that enhance the quality of life for all of our residents, we are looking for motivated individuals to complement our team.


Title Senior Accountant
Job ID 12-67
Job Class Temporary Full-time
Employment Group CUPE 825 (Inside)
# of Vacancies One (1)
Responsibilities While providing customer service excellence, your responsibilities will include:  maintaining the General Ledger, preparing working papers, year-end financial statements, liaising with the City’s auditors, preparing a variety of reports and reconciliation’s, ongoing development and maintenance of the reporting of the City’s assets, assisting with the budget process, maintaining financial software systems, providing informal direction to accounting staff and acting for the Accounting Supervisor when absent.  The successful candidate will be self-motivated and a good team player with strong communication skills.  The candidate will have demonstrated ability in developing and maintaining positive working relationships with external/internal clients.
Coverage for this position will be for approximately 12 months from December, 2012 - December, 2013. Please note that employment with the City of Port Moody is subject to the receipt of a satisfactory police records check and driver’s abstract. Please submit your online application at your earliest convenience as we will be reviewing applications ongoing.
Basic Qualifications Essential qualifications include:  completion of a Bachelor’s degree and/or completion of the 4th or 5th year of a professional accounting /finance designation; sound business and financial software skills (preferably Word, Excel); and a minimum of two to three years of related work experience.
Date Added 8/27/2012
Branch/Location Office City Hall
City Port Moody
State/Province British Columbia [BC]
Compensation - Hourly $34.61 to $37.24 per hour
Compensation & Benefits Overview The City of Port Moody strives to be an employer of choice and offers an excellent benefits package as well as professional development opportunities.
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