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Accounting Assistant

Job Type: 
Finance /Accounting / Economics
Organization: 
Town of Crossfield
Job Description : 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for accounts payable functions.
  • Responsible for accounts receivable:  processing invoices to vendors and the collection of payment for invoices
  • Responsible for accounting for Committee and Boards:  accounts payable, accounts receivable, and bank reconciliations.
  • Responsible for bank reconciliations:  daily cash balancing, cash journal entries, and monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Process standard monthly journals and adjusting entries as required.
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to streamline work processes
  • Work cooperatively towards an efficient and effective work environment.
  • Perform other accounting related duties as assigned by the Finance Officer or the Chief Financial Officer.

Required Qualifications

  • Completion of grade 12 education supplemented by basic accounting courses.
  • Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable experience is required.
  • Ability to work on several concurrent tasks with deadline pressures.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy with Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and exercising sound judgment.
  • Experience with financial accounting system (Muniware) would be considered an asset.
  • Experience with small business financial accounting systems would also be considered an asset.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in dealing with private and sensitive customer information.

The incumbent will be required to work 5 days per week.

The Town of Crossfield offers an excellent benefits plan and competitive wage.

Closing Date: 
September 17, 2021
Application Return: 

Interested parties are invited to submit resumes outlining their qualifications to:

Lori Heikkila, Finance Officer
Box 500, Crossfield, Alberta T0M 0S0

Email:  lorih@crossfieldalberta.com

Phone:  1-403-946-5565 EXT 225
Fax: 1-403-946-4523

PLEASE NOTE ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED.