Imagine a career with the City of Richmond
- a supportive environment for growth and continuous improvements, fostered by our collective strengths and creativity. Join us as we strive to be the most appealing, livable, well-managed community in Canada, a goal that is only made possible by developing our most valuable asset - our people
If you are interested in this position or any other position with the City of Richmond, click on Apply Now and we will walk you through our Online Application process. If you know of someone else who might be interested, please send this opportunity to a friend.
Apply Now! Email A Friend
||Accounts & Budget Coordinator
|Hours of Work
||Monday to Friday, 8:15am to 5:00pm (Compressed Work Week)
||Reporting to the Manager, RCMP Administration, the Accounts and Budget Coordinator for the City of Richmond’s RCMP Detachment is also accountable to the RCMP Management Services Officer and the Senior Manager, Law and Community Safety for the supervision, planning, organizing, leadership and coordination of the Accounting, Fleet, Building Maintenance and Mail Sections of the RCMP Detachment. This position requires considerable independent judgment and action in day-to-day activities within the framework on established policies and procedures. Examples of key work activities include:
Ensure professional accounting, financial management and budget functions comply with the Government of Canada, the Financial Administration Act, and the Chief Financial Officer of the RCMP and the financial policies of the City of Richmond.
- Ensure all financial resources are appropriately allocated and provide advice on the reallocation of budgets, when required.
- Lead in the preparation of the budgets and 5 year financial plan for both the City and the Federal Government – RCMP; interpret strategic budget policy direction; track expenditures; resolve variances on a timely basis; perform year end procedures and update systems annually.
- Prepare regulatory, statutory, municipal, federal and provincial reporting requirements as requested by the City or RCMP.
- Provide input into the City’s budget process, capital ranking committee and a variety of ad hoc technical committees; provide monthly forecasting of budget expenditures and financial projections for both the City and RCMP.
- Ensure all City, RCMP and Government of Canada financial policies are adhered to at all times.
- Assign, supervise and schedule various municipal support staff within the RCMP with regards to processing and preparation of monthly invoices, timesheets, purchasing supplies and payment of expense claims; supervise and schedule janitorial staff.
- Coordinate building maintenance, office renovations and internal staff relocations.
|Education & Experience
||A degree in Business Management or related discipline, with specialization in finance supplemented by 5 years of experience in a police environment OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience is required. A professional accounting designation is required (i.e. CGA or CA).
A minimum of 5 years supervisory experience in a unionized environment is preferred.
|Knowledge & Skills & Abilities
- Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) and Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB).
- Knowledge of City of Richmond and the Government of Canada accounting and financial policies.
- Skill and ability to prepare, analyze and monitor operating/capital budgets and the 5 year financial plan.
- Ability to organize, oversee, verify and co-ordinate accounting information.
- Ability to develop and present financial information to the Detachment Leadership Team/City Finance/Law and Community Safety Staff for financial analysis, forecasting, trend and results analysis.
- Ability to review and maintain integrity and accuracy of work performed by subordinates and provide guidance and direction to staff on more complex accounting procedures.
- Ability to write reports to various audiences, such as: the City of Richmond , the RCMP and outside agencies, as required.
- Ability to direct, supervise and co-ordinate the supervision of all staff who report to this position.
- Ability to manage the hiring, motivation, coaching and development of staff.
- Ability to assist with training for City and RCMP staff in the completion of various forms and administrative functions.
- Ability to prepare work schedules and the expedition of workflow, while ensuring relevance to City/RCMP policies and procedures; review progress and recommend change as required.
- Ability to determine core activities for municipal employees, research, analyze, evaluate and implement new methods to improve service delivery.
- Ability to oversee all RCMP buildings’ repair and maintenance.
- Ability to act as a liaison between Detachment and janitorial staff on cleaning-related matters.
- Ability to co-ordinate office renovations and internal staff relocations.
- Ability to handle emotionally charged situations with discretion and tact.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts.
- Ability to obtain and maintain an RCMP Enhanced Security Clearance.
|Licences & Certificates & Registrations
||A valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia.
||A minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience in a unionized environment is preferred.
|Working Conditions and Effort
||Duties are performed in an office environment. Frequent visual effort and mental concentration is required.
||Law & Community Safety
|External Closing Date
|PS Pay Band
||Pay Band 20
||$42.57 - $50.36 per hour (2011 Rate)
The City of Richmond wishes to thank all applicants for their interest in this career opportunity; however, only those candidates considered for the position will be contacted.
No telephone inquiries please.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work applicable to this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
The City of Richmond is an equal opportunity employer.
We encourage all qualified individuals to apply, however, our positions are restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.