Job Posting Details

Accounting Administrator III, Salmon Arm Savings and Credit Union

Location:Salmon Arm, British Columbia
Posting Date:February 13, 2020
Closing Date:March 2, 2020
Employment Type:Full-time / Permanent

Create your future at SASCU. We invite you to be part of a team where you can feel good about the work you do and the positive impact on the communities, we serve in the Shuswap region. We also believe in fostering a work environment that is the perfect blend of friendliness, support and professionalism, not to mention, fun! Add in competitive salary and benefit packages, along with perks such as an employee incentive plan, reduced banking fees and spectacular natural scenery, and you’ll see why SASCU is an award-winning employer.

The Accounting Administrator III provides prompt, professional, courteous and accurate services to both internal and external customers.  The position provides a high level of service delivery and consistency in the application of accounting standards. 

The successful candidate will be accountable to:

Financial Accounting

Undertake advanced level accounting duties and support the accounting team to resolve escalated issues or requests, including:

  • Prepare journal entries;
  • Review and sign-off on bank reconciliations;
  • Calculate quarterly commission for investment planners;
  • Prepare or assist with daily cash flow and investments;
  • Prepare individual entity and consolidated financial, management and regulatory statements and variances for SASCU Financial Group;
  •  Participate in the interim and year-end accounting process and procedures including the preparation of working papers and financial statements and reports;
  • Participate in annual budget process along with VP Finance,  Controller and Assistant Controller;
  • Participate in year-end audit process along with Controller and Assistant Controller, including providing information and dealing with external auditors when necessary;
  • Creates financial reports and/or deals with external consultant when necessary;
  • Provide oversight, review and provide back up to Accounts Payable.


  • Provide full back-up to the Payroll Administrator;
  • Enter and manage timecards, time off and TIL requests forms for Accounting.


  • Coordinate daily, weekly and monthly routines with the Assistant Controller;
  • Completes SASCU Insurance month end close on TAM system;
  • Provides assistance, analysis and coordinates activities related to business plan initiatives and ad hoc projects as required.

Education, Training and Experience:

A 2 year business diploma with an emphasis in Accounting and evidence of continued education in the accounting discipline, beyond the business diploma (or equivalent), plus a minimum of 5 years directly related accounting experience.

The successful applicant will also demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and accounting software such as Great Plains, or PO system;
  • Banking system proficiency;
  • Strong attention to detail, effective time management and organizational skills;
  • Commitment to continuous learning and self-development;
  • Ability to contribute to an environment of teamwork to collaboratively meet organizational objectives.

This position provides an excellent opportunity for a community minded individual to further their career within a successful and growing organization. SASCU is a community-based, financial co-operative, which offers a full range of insurance, banking and financial services. As of December 2019, SASCU is owned by more than 19,000 members with assets of over $806 million under administration.

This is a permanent, full-time, Monday to Friday position.

To apply, please mail or email (preferred) a cover letter and résumé.

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