Finance Clerk

Competition Number: 19045

Job Title: Finance Clerk

Department: Financial Services

Employment Type: Full-time

Salary: $31.29/hour

Posted Date: September 9, 2019, 12:00 am

Closing Date: September 29, 2019, 11:45 pm

Last Modified: November 1, 2019, 4:14 pm

Posting: Closed

Status: Filled


Courtenay is an innovative, vibrant and growing City that works together to provide opportunities and excellent services making our community a great place to live, work and do business.

 The City of Courtenay invites applications for the position of "Finance Clerk” in the Financial Services Department. This is a union position subject to the terms and conditions of the current collective agreement between the City and CUPE Local 556, Schedule ‘A’.

The Finance Clerk’s responsibilities include preparing utility and annual property and parcel tax levy billings; processing accounts payables and accounts receivables; performing general payroll support functions; performing general and specific bookkeeping and accounting tasks and maintains various records; performs reception, telephone switchboard, and cashier duties for City Hall.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • 2 year Business Diploma (preferably with an Accounting option) or completion of second year equivalency of CPA, CPA-CA, CPA-CGA, or CPA-CMA.
  • Relevant accounting, bookkeeping and/or payroll related certificates or memberships would be an asset
  • Sound (3 years) experience in accounting and bookkeeping functions supplemented with reception and cash handling experience
  • Thorough knowledge of various office equipment and office and financial computer software programs
  • Sound knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping practices including double entry bookkeeping and reconciliation of accounts and sub-ledgers
  • Sound knowledge of legislation and regulations governing general accounting practices
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, organizational, time management, and computer and keyboarding skills
  • Ability to accurately process and reconcile cash
  • Ability to deal with public in a courteous and tactful manner
  • Ability to work well as a member of a team and independently
  • Ability to multi-task and cope effectively with deadlines
  • Criminal record check

This is a regular full-time position available immediately. 

If you take pride in serving your community and your personal values align with the City of Courtenay’s core values, then submit your resume and covering letter below.


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