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Lead, Accounting Services

Job Type: 
Finance /Accounting / Economics
City of Leduc
Competition Number: 
Job Description : 

At the City of Leduc, we believe in living our values through accountability, leadership and environmental sustainability. We offer a thriving and supportive workplace setting that promotes transparency, innovation and community building. If we’ve caught your attention, you should know that we’re currently recruiting for a permanent, full-time Lead, Accounting Services to complement the City’s Finance team.

Reporting to the Manager, Accounting Services, you are integral to the success of the Manager, Accounting Services through performance of various tasks including Tangible Capital Asset accounting, approval of accounts payable cheques/EFTs, general ledger reconciliation, financial reporting, payroll reviews and assistance with quarter-end and year-end duties. This position also serves as a lead in the accounting services unit, providing direct supervision of the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Finance Clerks and providing training and expertise in other areas requiring functional and technical guidance.

The successful candidate will possess an undergraduate degree with a concentration in accounting or finance and a CPA accounting designation with a minimum of five years work experience in a fast paced computerized accounting environment and supervisory experience. Experience in fixed asset accounting, general ledger reconciliations, a strong working knowledge of financial statement preparation, and has and maintains a comprehensive knowledge of GAAP and PSAB and internal control practices are also requirements of this position. The incumbent must have enhanced spreadsheet abilities, excellent analytical, interpersonal, customer service and time-management skills. An equivalent combination of education and experience would be considered. As the successful candidate, you will also be willing to provide a Criminal Record Check as part of the hiring process.

Permanent, Full-time– 35 hours/week

$81,863.60 - $102,302.20 per annum

Closing Date: 
August 13, 2019
Application Return: 

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Competition closes at 12:00 noon (MT) on August 13, 2019. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Due to the high volume of resumes received, we are not able to respond to individual phone calls. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same or lower classification level.