Accounting Technician

The Company:

First Nations Bank of Canada (www.fnbc.ca) is a federally chartered bank servicing Indigenous and non-Indigenous customers throughout Canada. We are focused on delivering superior customer service and offering a full range of personal and business banking products. First Nations Bank has a strong history of growth and profitability with a clear strategy of expansion in the Canadian marketplace and provides ongoing career opportunities for our employees.

Location:

We are looking for a qualified and experienced Accounting Technician to be based in our head office in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on a Monday through Friday work week.

The Challenge: 

Reporting to the Controller, the Accounting Technician will be accountable for a high level of support and will contribute to a comprehensive, efficient and accurate reporting process that satisfies both internal and external stakeholder requirements. This position will be required to prepare bank reconciliations, maintain and reconcile general ledger accounts, post journal entries, prepare other statistical, financial and accounting reports and support the accounts payable and payroll function.  To be successful in this position you will require a strong knowledge in the area of accounting, with an emphasis on reconciliations.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in the finance or accounting department
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to pay close attention to detail
  • High level of organizational skills with strong accuracy and ability to prioritize daily workload
  • Ability to adjust to changing work priorities and meet deadlines
  • Strong computer skills with extensive working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong emphasis on bookkeeping and reconciliations is considered an asset
  • Previous experience with regulatory bodies (OSFI, CDIC, FINTRAC, etc), internal/external audits and the banking industry would be an asset.

Compensation:

First Nations Bank of Canada offers an attractive comprehensive compensation and benefits package where individual and team performance is recognized and rewarded.


Make First Nations Bank of Canada Your First Choice

Please submit your cover page and resume to:

                First Nations Bank of Canada

                Attention: Cheryl Foster, CFO

                Email: cheryl.foster@fnbc.ca    

Controller

Bulkley Valley Credit Union, serving over 14,000 members from Hazelton to Burns Lake, prides itself on employing empowered staff committed to delivering high quality personalized service.

We are currently recruiting a Full Time Controller. If you want to join a dynamic group dedicated to cooperative values and member service, this is the right career move for you. You will report to the Chief Financial Officer and, as a member of the Finance Department, you will be responsible for the financial accounting and budgeting systems for Bulkley Valley Credit Union, Bulkley Valley Financial Services and Bulkley Valley Insurance Services. The Controller prepares annual operating and capital budgets for review; compiles and analyzes budget requests and justifications for expenditures; incorporates branch budgets into the overall budget; monitors budget, analyzes and reconciles variances, and takes corrective action. The Controller monitors and manages overall credit union accounts payable and general ledger accounts; monitors credit union accounting systems and procedures; identifies short-comings and introduces new or improved accounting methods; develops and recommends to the Chief Financial Officer the implementation of new and revised accounting policies and standards. The Controller creates an environment where the finance staff are encouraged to provide high quality service to our staff in a professional manner. They oversee the finance staff to ensure effective performance and results through coaching and development of staff to their full potential. The Controller performs the duties and requirements of Alternate Privacy Officer.

The successful candidate should hold a minimum of three years accounting experience and a Bachelor Degree specializing in Business Administration/Commerce is required. The successful candidate should have completed or be currently enrolled in a designated professional accounting program (CPA).

Qualified applicants can apply through our webpage at https://can62e2.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/bulkleyvalley or directly to:

Borden Armstrong, Chief Financial Officer

barmstrong@bvcu.com

Bulkley Valley Credit Union

PO Box 3637 Smithers BC V0J 2N0

Fax:  (250) 847-3012

Please submit your resume and cover letter via PDF or MS Word attachment. Links to online resumes will be deleted without review.

Bulkley Valley Credit Union encourages all qualified persons to apply. However, only those who are being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Senior Financial Analyst

You’re invited to make a difference… as a Senior Financial Analyst.

At Kindred Credit Union, you will be part of cooperative banking that connects values and faith with finances, inspiring peaceful, just, and prosperous communities.

Reporting to the Director, Finance, the primary focus of this full time role is to interpret and apply legislative and regulatory requirements to ensure the credit union maintains compliance within the areas related to Finance.  The application of this legislation and regulatory requirements is in the form of the calculation of key financial metrics (capital, liquidity, and securitization ratios) and preparation of monthly and annual reporting to the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA), Kindred’s provincial regulator.  In addition, to contribute expertise and analysis to support finance department responsibilities relating to budget, treasury, and financial/cost analysis.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepares monthly and annual reporting to regulator (FSRA), including calculation of key financial ratios including capital, liquidity, and securitization.
  • Performs complex accounting analysis (i.e. IFRS9 ECL analysis).
  • Provides support for Foreign Exchange relating to the Treasury function
  • Supports the annual budget with analysis, in collaboration with the Director, Finance.
  • Contributes expertise in financial analysis in support of project work and business cases.
  • Leads response to requests for data from regulators on behalf of the credit union.

What to bring

With an accounting designation and industry experience, you bring your analytical mind and attention to detail to your work. A strong collaborator, you possess strong communication and relationship building skills and enjoy partnering with others to build solutions and address emerging needs.  Finally, you bring an active commitment to Kindred’s shared values and purpose.

 Plus, you bring your qualifications and experience:

  • An undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance
  • A professional accounting designation
  • 4-6 years of experience in a similar role, preferably within financial services
  • Experience with regulatory bodies is a definite asset

Why Kindred

You will be part of a collaborative workplace where you’ll be asked to participate in the business and share your voice. You’ll be expected to continually grow your skills and abilities and to share your expertise and experience with colleagues. For many roles, we offer flexible and remote options that we can discuss with you.

We believe that your life is bigger than any job, so we’ll work together to achieve work-life quality and to care for your overall wellness. And of course, your rewards package includes competitive total compensation plus an array of financial products and services at preferred rates for staff. When you choose Kindred to further your career, you’re joining an engaged workforce at a certified B Corp™ that is committed to using business as a force for good™ and acting as an advocate for a Living Wage.

RSVP

Ready to choose Kindred?  Apply with your resume and cover letter explaining why you want to work for Kindred.  Next onboarding is scheduled for August.  We look forward to connecting with you!

Senior/Intermediate Loan Administrator and Accounting Clerk

 

 

Senior/Intermediate Loan Administrator 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 role will be appointed as Loan Administration and Accounting Clerk, or Senior Loan Administration and Accounting Clerk based on qualifications and experience of the candidate.

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 Senior Accountant with liaison with Supervisor 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.

Retail Loan Administration involves member-facing activities, all of which are dealt with in a confidential, courteous and professional manner. 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.

The Senior Loan Administration and Accounting Clerk will coach and provide guidance to Loan Administration and Accounting Clerks and new hires.

As the ideal candidate you will have relevant tertiary education, experience with Microsoft Dynamics NAV or Business Central, 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 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.

Senior Accountant, Interim Position

KOOTENAY SAVINGS CREDIT UNION

Kootenay Savings, the region’s leading credit union with over $1 billion in assets, over 39,000 members and over 200 employees, continues to strive to fulfill our vision:

To be the best provider of financial services and the best place to work in the communities we serve.

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT, INTERIM POSITION – Trail, BC

Do you… have experience in accounting?  Do you embrace change and thrive in an ever-evolving work environment?  Do you have exceptional communication skills with a proven track record of accuracy and attention to detail?

If so… we want to hear from you.

We currently have an opportunity to hire a Senior Accountant to join our Finance team on a temporary basis.   The duration of this temporary opportunity is for approximately 22 months.

Reporting directly to the Assistant Controller, the Senior Accountant performs accounting functions that lead to the quality preparation of both internal and external financial and management reports and external regulatory reporting for the Credit Union and its subsidiaries.

Key responsibilities include performing functions in the monthly accounting cycle, preparing and assisting with various reconciliations and assisting with other projects as assigned.  In addition, the incumbent acts as a resource and provides guidance to accounts payable staff.

The incumbent is a team player, committed to developing collaborative, positive working relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization.

The ideal incumbent will possess:

  • A Bachelors’ Degree with a major in Accounting and/or Finance or professional accounting designation
  • A minimum of four years progressive accounting experience, with a demonstrated understanding of advanced level accounting processes, principles and internal controls
  • Strong understanding of computer technology, including demonstrated advanced spreadsheet, word processing and Outlook skills
  • Working knowledge of an accounting and reporting software system
  • Ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing, in a sales & service environment
  • Demonstrated numerical comprehension & attention to detail
  • Ability to organize work and meet deadlines within a fast-paced environment of constantly changing priorities

Why work for us?

We know that our dedicated employees give us a lot and are key to our success; in return, we offer a total rewards package that includes: 

  • Competitive salary of $36.92/hour
  • Competitive benefits including extended health, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid vacation, sick time and floating holidays
  • Health care spending account
  • Confidential employee and family assistance program
  • Continual training, development and coaching
  • Unique staff benefits on products such as bank accounts, loans and mortgages
  • The opportunity to build a satisfying career in an organization that incorporates many leading strategic initiatives
  • Being part of an organization that puts their community and employees first
  • Being part of a talented and dedicated team who improve our members’ financial lives

Nestled in the natural beauty of the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges, next to the mighty Columbia River, the Greater Trail area offers year-round activities for the outdoor enthusiast from golfing to skiing, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, hiking and much more.  Amenities include the region’s largest hospital, Selkirk College and an aquatic and leisure centre, all surrounded by inviting neighbouring communities.  Here you will find outstanding opportunities for living life well and to its fullest.  For more information about the Greater Trail region, please visit imaginekootenay.com.

For more information about Kootenay Savings, please visit kscu.com.

To apply: Please visit the careers section of our website at kscu.com to complete the application questions and submit your cover letter and resume.

Closing Date: July 10, 2022

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Treasury Analyst

Williams Lake and District Credit Union

Williams Lake, BC

 

Treasury Analyst

Williams Lake Administration Branch

 

Williams Lake and District Credit Union has an exciting opportunity for an energetic, service-focused Treasury Analyst to work out of the Williams Lake Branch.

 

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 Accounting and Centralized Services, you will have four to six years’ experience in administration ideally in a Credit Union or Banking environment.

 

You will provide prompt, professional, courteous and accurate services to internal and external members performing, overseeing and reporting on a variety of treasury and finance duties, procedures and analysis relating to the Credit Union; executing day-to-day cash forecasting processes; and making investments and maintaining financial processes and reporting.

 

As the ideal candidate you have completed a business degree or diploma with a specialization in Finance or Economics, CFA, or a professional accounting designation. One year experience in treasury, preferably in the financial services industry; knowledge of both treasury management principles and practices; asset and liability management and liquidity concepts will be a recommendation.

 

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, July 22, 2022 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.

 

Senior Financial Accountant

Senior Financial Accountant

At Conexus, it’s not what we do, it’s how we do it.

Are you ready to make a move and work for a company that puts the financial well-being of its members first? It’s not just something we say at Conexus. It’s a promise delivered by our 900 employees each day. We are passionate about our members’ financial health, and our employees reflect that passion. At Conexus it’s about more than conducting a banking transaction, it’s about providing members with insightful content, tools, advice and products that help them look at their financial choices in new ways. We do this by keeping it simple and lending an ear to each member’s individual needs throughout Saskatchewan.

Our employees are authentic, bold, creative, and responsible. They are the reason we consistently deliver outstanding member experiences. They’re more than just individuals who come to work each day, each employee is a vital part of Conexus.

The bigger picture

We’re looking for an intelligent and savvy account professional to come on board as a Senior Financial Accountant for an 18-month opportunity. As our ideal candidate, you have mastered your proficiency in general ledgers, preparing financial and management reports, and the annual report notes, and have a keen eye for IFRS details and implementation. You will work with like-minded people in a highly cooperative team environment that are driven to produce results. You’re looking for your next step—a place where you’re encouraged to use your skills and collaborative abilities on projects and consulting engagements.

How you’ll be spending your time

  • Researching, recommending, testing and implementing financial accounting systems (e.g. GL, fixed assets).
  • Researching, recommending action and resolving complex accounting issues (e.g. broad systems, policies, departments, internal processes); implementing solutions into accounting systems and processes.
  • Leading and/or providing support in the preparation and problem resolution for non-consolidated financial statement reporting for Conexus, subsidiaries and collaboration partners & partnerships.
  • Resolving problems, preparing and developing consolidated financial statement reporting (e.g. Key Performance Indicators, performance summary and risk-weighted capital calculation, CUDGC reporting) for Conexus, subsidiaries and collaboration partners & partnerships.
  • Fulfilling organizational tax requirements (e.g. filing tax returns, establishing and preparing tax entries for legal entities).

The way people describe you

  • Always looking to expand your knowledge and abilities, you have built on your advanced Financial Accounting and Management Accounting accreditations by obtaining or working towards a professional accounting designation.
  • You have an acute eye and attention to detail.

The experience you bring

  • You have at least three years’ experience in a financial accounting environment and one year of experience in a complex financial accounting environment.

What you get in return

Our team works tirelessly to ensure the financial success of each of our members. We think such dedication deserves recognition. That’s why we’re proud to offer some of the most competitive job perks of any employer around. Come, join our crew, and find out just how sweet the rewards can be:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Industry-leading work-life balance and rewards
  • Formal and informal employee development
  • Meaningful work that makes a real difference in our members’ lives

So, what do you think – does this sound like you? Do you think you’re the right fit for Conexus and can rock this role? If you do, and you have the qualifications outlined above, then we encourage you to apply now. If you have any questions regarding this opportunity, please contact Carmen at carmen.gray@conexus.ca. But act fast, the opportunity closes on May 23, 2022.

Controller

Located in the coveted Kootenay region, Heritage Credit Union (HCU) is proud to be one of the longest running community-based credit unions in BC’s Kootenay region. HCU is dedicated to providing full financial services to the local community with branches in Castlegar, Slocan Valley, and the West Boundary.  We are committed to being a progressive, financially strong, goal-orientated organization always placing our members and cooperative philosophy first and foremost.

The Opportunity

HCU is currently recruiting for the position of Controller to manage the finance and accounting functions of the credit union including its subsidiaries and partnerships.  This is a permanent, full-time employment opportunity working from the administration offices located in Castlegar, BC.

Reporting to the CEO, and as a member of the senior management team, this position will provide leadership and direction for the accounting and financial requirements of HCU and its subsidiaries.  Key areas of focus will include financial planning, regulatory reporting, accounting, investing, budgeting, and management of financial systems and controls.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Participates in the development of annual business plans and goals aligned to the strategic plan, and ensures successful achievement of all objectives.
  • Monitors industry trends and maintains current knowledge of credit union financial systems, and legislative and regulatory requirements.
  • Manages the full financial year accounting cycle for the credit union.
  • Acts as the primary contact for the external audit process.
  • Monitors and analyses operating results versus the budget; provides interpretation and investigates, corrects and/or recommends corrective action to management concerning budget variances.
  • Provides all required financial reporting – documenting and presenting current and projected financial performance for management, board members, regulators, and other stakeholders.
  • Responsible for all financial tools, processes, procedures and ensuring appropriate financial controls are in place; makes recommendations to the CEO where changes in policy are required to address gaps or strengthen existing practices.
  • Manages the credit union investment portfolio.
  • Manages the accounting administration team.

Qualification and Skill Requirements

The successful candidate will possess post-secondary education in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field, and CPA designation completed or in progress.  An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Our successful candidate will also demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting and cost control principles, and an understanding of credit union regulatory requirements,
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with staff, members, and suppliers in an effective and diplomatic manner,
  • Strong understanding of computer technology, including advanced spreadsheet skills and experience with automated financial and accounting reporting systems,
  • Ability to analyze and interpret simple and complex financial data; detail orientated, and demonstration of a high level of accuracy,
  • Good organizational skills; demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines,
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

At Heritage Credit Union we are pleased to offer an excellent compensation package as well as the benefits of living in the highly desired Kootenay region.  https://www.destinationcastlegar.com/

To learn more about our credit union please visit https://www.heritagecu.ca/

 

To Apply

Interested candidates can by apply by quoting posting #03-22 and submitting a cover letter and resume via email by April 25, 2022: hr@heritagecu.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

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