Accounting Analyst

Diamond North Credit Union is currently recruiting for an Accounting Analyst (Permanent Full-Time).  The physical office location will be determined based on available space and the successful applicant.

The Accounting Analyst provides support for accounting activities including payables administration, processing and posting functions, projects, and general ledger balancing and administration.  The position also assists in the monitoring and reporting of activities as they relate to workflow, volumes, effectiveness, system controls, procedures, ad practices.  Collaboration with other business units and external parties is necessary in order to meet the service and regulatory requirements of the Credit Union.

Diamond North Credit Union is a progressive, member-owned financial institution located in northeast Saskatchewan. Our team of dedicated staff focuses on developing relationships and providing unparalleled service to all of our members and our communities. We offer a competitive compensation package which includes health and dental benefits, plus an employee deposit and loan program, and are proud to match your superannuation contribution up to 7%. Diamond North Credit Union offers an environment that empowers our employees to continuously learn and thrive.

If you believe that you could be the next member of our team, please forward a cover letter, resume and work-related references to humanresources@diamondnorthcu.com no later than 12pm on Friday, April 16th.  We thank everyone for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Financial Analyst

Do you strive to be part of a team that is working to strengthen the financial knowledge of our organization in the areas of Finance and Risk by providing business intelligence that will support the decision-making process to solve business problems? Do you love analyzing and interpreting data and numbers and thrive in a team environment that provides accurate high-level information and translates that information into plain English? Do you know your individual contributions and communication skills make a difference and do you love removing complexity and frustration from people’s lives? We’re seeking a motivated individual who has an energetic and exciting approach to life, that works independently, as well as part of a team, and demonstrates these qualities:

• A mature approach to Problem Solving by digging deeper and considering broader implications

• Analytical skills to dissect business data to identify trends, problems and win-win solutions

• Ability to move projects along with a sense of urgency

• Sense of responsibility in upholding confidentiality and protecting the company assets

• A service attitude that guides interactions within and outside the organization

Crossroads Credit Union was founded on understanding the real needs of our member-owners, this has been at our core, so our purpose and our value proposition have been developed based on our member-owners voice. Our members are the center and their needs drive everything we do. We want to help our members make decisions at each of their personal and financial “CROSSROADS” and help them chapter by chapter.

Some of the key responsibility areas are to assist in the identification of areas of concern and seek opportunities to maximize return while maintaining acceptable levels of risk; ensure compliance with all regulations, bylaws, accounting standards, policies and procedures. This position is responsible for financial analysis that supports the financial reporting, business projections and budgeting processes for the credit union.

This position will be located in our Head Office in Canora. Not everyone can be a Financial Analyst. To be considered for this role, we are looking for someone with:

Experience: At least 4 years in a similar role with comparable goals and responsibilities (a financial services background preferred)

Education: Post-secondary education in finance, accounting and/or information technology or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Completion of or enrolment in a professional accounting designation (CPA) or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) is preferred. A demonstrated on-going commitment to life-long learning.

Skills: You must be self-motivated, self-directed, take initiative and be a team player by displaying a positive attitude and lead by example. Must be inquisitive and passionate as well as have the ability to exercise tact, discretion, and good judgment with confidential and sensitive information.

Does it sound like we are describing you? If you’re not already with us in Crossroads Country, then you need to join us! To us Crossroads Country is not just a place, its a feeling. A close-knit community of people, regardless of physical location, who through all seasons are united by prairie values. It’s about grassroots, home towns, and cooperation. This feeling of belonging to a family that is always willing to lend a helping hand is part of what makes Crossroads a direction worth choosing.

At Crossroads Credit Union, we ask a lot of our employees, which is why we give so much in return. In addition to your competitive salary, medical/dental/vision plan, and one of the best matching pension plans, we’ll provide you with perks, including:

▪ Vacation that increases beyond legislated requirements

▪ Wellness program

▪ Work / Life Balance

▪ Flex Time ▪ Sick Leave – Duty of Care

▪ Volunteer Time ▪ Training & development

▪ Education Day / Paid Education

▪ Credit unions perks / free accounts

▪ Service awards and recognition

▪ Crossroads Clothing

▪ Annual bonus based on your results

Please don’t delay in submitting your resume to Human Resources. We will begin reviewing submissions immediately and continue until we find the right hire. Our employees are very important to us; our staff work hard, and we are committed to making first-rate hires (just like them).

Manager Finance – Remote

Together, Let’s Do Great Things!

We’re the largest financial institution based on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, and we’ve got an opportunity for you. We need a Manager, Finance, so if you’re looking for a leadership opportunity and are passionate about accounting and finance operations, we want to hear from you!

Position Type:  Permanent

What’s the role?

As the Manager, Finance you are responsible for a variety of accounting functions including preparation of monthly financial statements, financial statement presentation and review, reports and reconciliations across all business lines. You will regularly evaluate and monitor accounting control functions and standards, and recommend changes to enhance the overall control environment within the Finance Department. As Manager, Finance you will assist the Senior Manager, Finance with year-end audit processes, working directly with the auditors to help complete the audits, and working closely with internal auditors to provide information when requested. You will also review and approve adjustments, entries and reconciliations processed by direct reports including accounts payable, accounts receivable and employee expense reports.

This opportunity offers the ability to work remotely from anywhere in British Columbia.

What are we looking for?

  • Completion of a Business Degree or Diploma with a specialization in Finance or Accounting.
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation.
  • Minimum seven years of progressive experience in accounting, auditing, budgeting, financial planning, treasury management, and/or financial analysis.
  • Minimum two years experience working in public practice would be considered an asset.
  • Minimum two years experience leading teams

Ideally, you are a flexible, collaborative team player with:

  • Working knowledge of FMS (Financial Management System) programs.
  • Demonstrated understanding of financial statement presentation, full cycle accounting and internal controls
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel including pivot tables, lookup functions, and data management
  • Knowledge regarding the development, review, and implementation of accounting policies and processes in areas of financial management to ensure compliance with GAAP, IFRS and any accounting changes.
  • Working knowledge of statutory reports with British Columbia Financial Services Authority (BCFSA)
  • Working knowledge of the Credit Union’s financial reporting systems and processes.
  • Experience with Regulatory Filings would be considered an asset.
  • Previous experience with financial institution, tax and/or insurance accounting is considered an asset.
  • Have a demonstrated ability to coach and motivate a team of representatives.

If you’re an approachable problem solver who embraces self-development and life-long learning, you’ll be a great fit with us.

What we offer you:

  • Competitive salary
  • A comprehensive benefits package including MSP, dental, and extended healthcare
  • Employer paid RRSP benefit
  • Ongoing support for education and career development

Who are we?

Coastal Community has been in business over 70 years, and we’re proud of the things that make us who we are:

  • We’re 100% member-owned and locally-based—all of Coastal Community’s operations, Board of Directors and employees are based on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, with all decisions made locally.
  • We’re a growing organization with over 2.5 billion in Credit Union assets, serving over 100,000 members and clients through our 24 branches, 16 insurance offices and 4 business centres.
  • We believe in making meaningful contributions to the communities we call home, and in the last five years alone, we’ve contributed $2.5 million to community partners across our islands.

If you join us you’ll work hard, but have a lot of fun along the way. We offer a generous compensation package and a great work/life balance because we want you to spend your career here. Many people do!

**Posting Deadline: Please submit your application by 11:59 PM PST, April 6, 2021**

Corporate Accountant

Corporate Accountant

Temporary Full – Time

Closes April 15

Open to any of our Advice Centre Locations

Annual Wage: $72,021 – $90, 026

Would you like to earn above average pay helping members meet their financial goals, maintain a strong work life balance, a flexible schedule and have the security of a career – path supported by your organization? We offer that and so much more.

THE COMPANY – Our Purpose is to redefine banking by helping Canadians simplify their lives and reach their financial goals by reinvesting profits into our members, communities and our people. Now that’s Responsible Banking!

Click the link below to see what Innovation Credit Union is about! Trust us, you are going to want to learn more about who we are!

Innovation Credit Union – About Us (innovationcu.ca)

THE POSITION: This position would appeal to anyone who executes a high level accounting processes that are required to provide timely and accurate delivery of consolidated financial information as well as lead the financial reporting of Innovation’s subsidiary companies and substantial investments.

A Corporate Accountant does the following:

  • Evaluate current financial practices and procedures as to efficiency and risk to safeguard credit union assets.
  • Complete consolidated financial statements
  • Analyze budget variances and provide recommendations on ways to rectify if required
  • Co-ordinate the external audit process.
  • Play an integral role in the annual budgeting process including coordinating the gathering of information for the annual operating and capital budget from senior management. Make presentations as required.
  • Play an integral role in the projection process including coordinating the gathering of information for the quarterly operating and capital forecasts from senior management. Make presentations as required.
  • Manage / co-manage large scale department projects including the development of the project plan, research, preparing position papers, developing process changes, valuations, data development and qualitative disclosure.
  • Prepare and deliver necessary financial accounting reporting to stakeholders, including the maintenance, preparation, and delivery of all financial reporting to the regulator (CUDGC).
  • Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and international financial reporting standards (IFRS).
  • Continual work to find ways to improve processes that create efficiencies at the organizational level

 

Why Should You Apply?

  • You want to be an ambassador of a forward-thinking, member focused organization and provide exceptional accounting services to our stakeholders
  • You hold a commerce degree or an accounting program diploma mixed with a minimum of 4-6 years of job-related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience (CPA designation is considered an asset)

 

Assistant Controller

We are a thriving credit union, known for extraordinary customer service that has deep roots in the community. The company serves its individual, organizational and business-based members with high integrity, sound stewardship and competitiveness. The Assistant Controller provides leadership and day-to day direction to the accounting and financial reporting team and works closely with the Controller.

As a key member of the Finance team, assists the Controller in managing the financial accounting cycle for the credit union including preparing monthly and annual financial statements and business analysis and reports for review by Management and for filing with regulatory agencies.

The Assistant Controller will:

  • manage and monitor the day-to-day accounting function including the overall accounts payable and general ledger accounts;
  • oversee the preparation of the monthly financial reporting package, including the variance analysis for review by the Controller;
  • lead, coach and manage the accounting team;
  • be a change champion and lead the team in supporting strategic priorities of the credit union;
  • monitor the accounting systems and procedures, identify shortcomings and introduce new or improved processes; and
  • Lead and/ or assist with automation projects including the implementation of the new financial system platform.

  Our Ideal Candidate:

  • completion of a post-secondary degree with a concentration in Finance and/or Commerce;
  • completion or enrolled in a professional accounting program (i.e. CPA);
  • 5+ years of corporate experience, preferably in the financial services industry, with at least 1 year of leadership/ management experience; and
  • strong interpersonal and communication skills.

What we offer:

  • Our Organization- a growth mandate; stability and profitable; $990M+ in assets; located in Toronto; and Membership owned.
  • The Role- leadership in the financial function of the credit union; management of people and systems; and opportunity to contribute to developing a “Best in class” finance function.
  • The People and Team- reports to an experienced Controller; small dynamic professional team; advancement opportunity; and growth oriented.

 

Ukrainian Credit Union Limited has an accommodation process in place that provides accommodations for employees with disabilities. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please let us know as this ensures that the appropriate accommodations are in place.

 

Interested candidates should submit their resumes to Andrew Rozanec, Human Resources Manager, Ukrainian Credit Union Limited at arozanec@ukrainiancu.com

Controller

Lakeland Credit Union is a provider of financial products and services in the Lakeland area. We have been serving our members in Bonnyville, Cold Lake and surrounding rural communities for over 80 years. We believe in community, integrity, excellence, the co-operative system and our people.

Reporting to the VP, Finance and Risk, the Controller is a key leadership position in the organization that works with other members of the senior leadership team in driving financial performance and strategic business decisions.

The successful candidate will be expected to deliver strong performance management by providing oversight, leadership, technical expertise in implementing systems and processes, and improved information flow for business decision making.

This position is responsible for all aspects of accounting management, including but not limited to: internal and external financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, functional accounting and processes, as well as the development, implementation and monitoring of appropriate policies, procedures and workflow.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and mentorship to the accounting team by ensuring that financial deliverables are accurately completed on schedule
  • Key financial liaison with internal and external stakeholders including auditors
  • Ensure orderly scheduling and compilation of annual and multi-year operating & capital budget
  • Prepare quarterly and annual financial statements
  • Prepare monthly capital reports including actual to budget analysis

 

Requirements:

  • Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation
  • University degree in accounting or a related discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in accounting and finance roles with at least 2 years in a senior leadership role
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills and the ability to work as a team member
  • Demonstrated knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Total compensation package includes:

  • Competitive Benefits including extended Health, Dental and Vision
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Annual performance bonus plan
  • Employee Financial Services benefits

Salary range is $88,000 – $110,000.

*This successful candidate must be bondable and will be subject to a pre-employment background screening, including a criminal record and credit checks.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@lakelandcreditunion.com. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Candidates may be considered on future competitions. Thank you for your interest in Lakeland Credit Union.

Application deadline: 2021-03-31

Loan Administration and Accounting Clerk

Loan Administration and Accounting Clerk

Williams Lake Administration Branch

Williams Lake and District Credit Union has an exciting opportunity for an energetic, service-focused Administrator to work out of the Williams Lake Branch. This is an 18-month contract position that may lead to full-time employment following completion of the contract.

The Community

Williams Lake is just a one-hour flight or a scenic day trip (546 km) north on Highway 97 from Vancouver, making it very easy to access. Within a three-hour drive, residents can also access the major cities of Prince George to the north and Kamloops to the southeast. Whatever cannot be found locally is accessible within easy driving distance on major highways. Williams Lake has many amenities, including a modern recreation centre and pool, an extensive trail network for mountain biking and hiking, arts and culture activities delivered through many clubs and societies, the largest shopping area in the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast, and the opportunity for post-secondary education offered through Thompson Rivers University’s Williams Lake Campus. http://www.tru.ca/williamslake.html

Affordable real estate offers an opportunity to own land only minutes from town and the ability to purchase a home within city limits at very affordable prices compared to many Canadian cities. With all four seasons represented and significant sunshine hours (308 days on average), Williams Lake is ranked number 5 across Canada by weatherstats.ca for the highest number of sunny days during warm months. There is plenty to keep outdoor enthusiasts busy. Surrounded by over 800 lakes, the area is a fishing hotspot. The dry climate makes it more likely to experience the outdoors in the sunshine when hunting, hiking, mountain biking, kayaking or enjoying winter sporting activities.

Overall, Williams Lake offers an affordable lifestyle for the family or the young adventurer.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Manager of Accounting and Centralized Services, you will have at least five years’ experience in administration, ideally in a Credit Union or Banking environment.

This is a multi-faceted role that spans several departments within our Credit Union.

Commercial and Retail Loan Administration involves member-facing activities, all of which are dealt with in a confidential, courteous and professional manner. Commercial and Retail Loan Administration involves back office support activities such as recording and processing loan applications, completing departmental reports, conducting credit checks and lien searches as well as registering and releasing security. Further duties include maintaining loan files, preparing and typing routine correspondence, monitoring for required loan account reviews while adhering to all internal policies and procedures.

Accounting and Clearing related activities include conducting daily member account clearing activities and assisting with various accounting related duties which require assistance with setting up new accounting software under the guidance of management/external consultants.

As the ideal candidate you will have relevant tertiary education, possess excellent communication skills and have a commitment to delivering outstanding service.

We offer a competitive compensation package, including benefits, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Interested applicants may submit a resume and cover letter, in confidence by, March 19, 2021 to:

Manager, Human Resources

Williams Lake and District Credit Union

139 North 3rd Avenue

Williams Lake, BC V2G 2A5

Fax: (250) 392 4361

E- mail: resume@wldcu.com

Williams Lake and District Credit Union thanks all applicants for their interest. Only those applicants being considered will be contacted.

For more information on Williams Lake and District Credit Union, please visit our website at www.wldcu.coop.

Accountant

We’re hiring a full-time temporary Accountant!

 The Accountant role is a critical role within our finance department, providing financial accounting to the credit union and its subsidiary.

Position Overview

The Accountant position performs a variety of duties relating to corporate accounting and treasury support. Key responsibilities of this role include assisting in preparing financial reports, accounts payable, processing, GL reconciliations, accruals, allocations, balancing organization general ledger accounts, and daily cash flow forecast. This position will also provide support to Accounting Administrators.

Key Responsibilities:

  • AP, AR and month end duties
  • Preparing AP runs, including communication with management and vendors
  • Allocating expenses and reconciling suspense accounts
  • Daily cash flow analysis and communication of treasury details to management
  • Timely delivery of financial statements and other reports

Skills & Attributes:

  • Knowledge of full cycle accounting
  • Strength in overall verbal and written communication
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Learning and working within various systems and technologies
  • Strong proficiency in Excel

Experience & Education:

  • Preferred minimum 3-year experience in accounting
  • Some treasury experience an asset
  • CPA student 1st or 2nd year desired

Qualified applicants should identify how their skills and experience match our requirements. We thank all applicants for their interest and only those applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.

 Aldergrove Credit Union is a financial service cooperative located in the heart of the Fraser Valley. We proudly offer personal and commercial banking, insurance and financial planning solutions to our members and clients in the communities of Langley, Aldergrove, Abbotsford and Mission. Our Credit Union has approximately 120 staff serving 17,500 members and operates six branches, three insurance offices, and three financial planning offices. The strength of our Credit Union is a direct reflection of our commitment to our people, service to members, and growing our communities. For more information, visit www.aldergrovecu.ca.

Vice President Finance & Risk

Become part of a dynamic and successful credit union located in the community of Summerland and nestled in the beautiful Okanagan Valley.

Under direction of the President & CEO, the Vice President of Finance and Risk manages and oversees financial forecasting activities, budgeting reporting and maintenance, fixed asset and depreciation schedules, tax reporting/filing, accounting, general ledger management, asset/liability management, liquidity, investment management/treasury functions, foreign exchange, financial statement preparation, regulatory filings, statistical reports, stress testing, enterprise risk management and provincial regulatory and legislative compliance activities for the credit union.

The VP of Finance and Risk actively participates in the development of corporate strategies and provides strategic leadership and advice on all financial, enterprise risk, and audit matters, directly supervises staff and provides system administration support for operations.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide overall direction, control and planning for finance, accounting, tax, audit, budget, asset liability management and treasury/investment functions of the credit union.
  • Maintains the Credit Union’s financial records; prepares financial and statistical reports for the Credit Union; prepares and files reports with regulatory bodies; prepares the Credit Union budget in accordance with guidelines from the President & CEO and Board of Directors.
  • Regularly reviews the effectiveness of the accounting and cash management systems and recommends improvements to maintain integrity.
  • Analyzes business, economic, financial conditions and their impact on credit union’s operations; makes recommendations to enhance performance or to mitigate losses including developing and running hypothetical stress tests.
  • Leads the risk management function in the development, reporting and maintenance of corporate strategies and policies.
  • Provides overall direction, control and planning for the enterprise risk management framework. Ensure practices align with policies and procedures and recommend changes to further improve efficiencies and risk.  Follow up on any compliance deficiencies.
  • Manages borrowings, credit limits and securitizations.
  • Manages key relationships with BCFSA and ensures compliance to legislation, regulation and suitable guidelines based on the size and complexity of the credit union.
  • Directly supervises staff by monitoring activities to ensure productivity, efficiency and ensure administrative tasks are completed on schedule. Responsibility includes; hiring, directing job assignments, monitoring performance, coaching, counselling, training, compliance with regulatory requirements and organizational mission, vision and values, policies and work rules.  Review performance and provide recommendations for compensation, promotion and termination, as appropriate.
  • Participates as an active member of the management team by:
    • attending regular management meetings to exchange information on department activities, discuss short- and long-term goals, identify and resolve operational issues and problems using a collaborative approach;
    • attending planning sessions and setting overall goals, objectives and strategies for future growth and development;
    • acting as an advisor to management team in all issues relating to accounting and security,
    • Leads the ALCO discussion at the management meeting
  • Displays knowledge of services offered by the Credit Union; considers and evaluates new services in relation to their financial impact on the Credit Union. Considers, evaluates, recommends and implement improvements where applicable.
  • As Security Officer, ensures the adherence of security procedures with respect to cash holdings by ensuring that cash handling procedures are in accordance with established risk management procedures. Ensures that cash counts are conducted and staff are audited with respect to following security procedures.  Adheres to security procedures as they pertain to the position.
  • Oversees the preparation of financial reporting of subsidiaries.
  • Maintain fixed asset records and the accompanying depreciation schedules.
  • Conducts financial reporting in compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Acts as a voting member of the Management Credit Committee.
  • Represents the credit union at external functions.

The above reflects the general details to describe the principal functions of the job and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in this job.

QUALIFICATIONS:

 EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Professional Accounting Designation
  • Four to six years job related experience

OR   EQUIVALENT EDUCATION and/or WORK EXPERIENCE

 POSITION COMPETENCIES;

  •  Advanced understanding of International Reporting Standards, audit and financial reporting controls
  • Advanced understanding of Enterprise Risk Management and risk management principles
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Strong governance skills and business acumen
  • Strong leadership and communication skills and possesses a high “EQ”.
  • Working knowledge of Security requirements and procedures

Interested applicants should submit their resume and cover letter to sdcu@sdcu.com.

Accounting Administrator

We’re hiring full-time temporary Accounting Administrator!

Do you have a passion for helping people and an eye for the details? We are looking for a diligent, full-time Accounting Administrator to fill a temporary 18 month position within our Finance Team.

Position Overview

The Accounting Administrator is a key position responsible for a wide variety of accounting and administrative functions within our finance department.

Individuals should be organized, accurate and conscientious; have exposure to financial institution products and service; possess knowledge of common accounting practices. In addition, the individual should provide exceptional internal service, demonstrate very good communication skills both verbal and written, and have the ability to handle a variety of responsibility areas.

Key Responsibilities

  • GL reconciliation; registered plans, deposit agents and suspense accounts
  • Administration and compliance reporting; Registered plans and deposit agents
  • Accept wires; Accepting and compliance reporting
  • Communication; Communication between finance and the Credit Union
  • Administrative support for branch operations; Outages, clearing, and following up with members when needed

Skills and Attributes

  • Excel; Strong proficiency
  • Strong communication skills; Strength in overall verbal and written communication
  • Diligence; Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Adaptability; Learning and working within various systems and technologies
  • Accounting and bookkeeping skills; Knowledgeable about accounting fundamentals

Experience & Education 

  • Preferred minimum 1-year experience in accounting
  • Working knowledge of RRSP’s and RESP’s
  • Accounting or bookkeeping courses are an asset

Qualified applicants should identify how their skills and experience match our requirements. We thank all applicants for their interest and only those applicants considered for an interview will be contacted. 

Aldergrove Credit Union is a financial service cooperative located in the heart of the Fraser Valley. We proudly offer personal and commercial banking, insurance and financial planning solutions to our members and clients in the communities of Langley, Aldergrove, Abbotsford and Mission. Our Credit Union has approximately 120 staff serving 17,500 members and operates six branches, three insurance offices, and three financial planning offices. The strength of our Credit Union is a direct reflection of our commitment to our people, service to members, and growing our communities. For more information, visit www.aldergrovecu.ca.

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