Job Posting Details

Finance & Accounting Officer, Aldergrove Credit Union

Location:Aldergrove, British Columbia
Posting Date:November 22, 2018
Closing Date:until filled
Web Site:www.aldergrovecu.ca
Employment Type:Full-time

Finance & Accounting Officer

Do you have a passion for helping people and a reputation for going above and beyond? We are looking for a detail oriented full time Finance & Accounting Officer to contribute to a strong member experience focus that supports ACU's Strategic Direction and core values organizational through a variety of finance and accounting activities. The role needs someone who is a team player, solutions focused, and service orientated. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with an interest in cooperative banking, and a strong desire to learn and grow their career in Financial Services.

Position Overview

As an integral member of the Finance team, the Finance & Accounting Officer delivers exceptionally high-quality service, with a focus on improving operational efficiency to support our branches in delivering an exceptional member experience. Accuracy and efficiency is paramount to success with primary responsibilities of:

Finance

  • Complete tasks related to treasury services including deposit broker communications and reporting, securitizations, investments and borrowing, and contribute to liquidity management processes
  •  Support credit union branch administrative processes relating to finance and accounting

Accounting

  • Support corporate accounting by completing data entry, reconciliations, accruals, accounts payable and required reporting
  • Prepare organization financial statements and subsequent board reports for approval and regulatory filing
  • Confirm processing accuracy and completeness of financial services and payments settlements

Finance, Accounting and Administrative Support

  • Provide fully functional backup to the Accounting Administrator roles
  • Identify opportunities for business process improvements, while documenting and communicating updates
  • Provide administrative support to senior management and corporate projects, initiatives, and other activities

Skills & Attributes

  •  Demonstrates strong attention to detail and accuracy in completing work and providing information
  •  The ability to appropriately identify, prioritize, analyze and resolve problems; involving others where appropriate
  • Passion for delivering exceptional member service and is dedicated to building strong relationships and connections in the community
  • Committed to professional growth and is responsible for ensuring skills and knowledge are up to date to meet position requirements
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changing priorities and a willingness to tackle new challenges
  • Demonstrates financial knowledge and awareness
  • Openly communicates with honesty and integrity

Experience & Education

  • Minimum three years’ experience in an accounting and/or administrative role, preferably within the financial services industry and will have an accounting certification\designation or working towards the same.
  • Combined experience and post-secondary education in the areas directly related to financial services will be considered

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.

Posting will remain open until filled.

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 115 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.