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Public Works Finance Technician

Job Type: 
Finance /Accounting / Economics
County of Vermilion River
Job Description : 

The County of Vermilion River is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our safety-oriented team as a Public Works Finance Technician. Reporting to the Director of Public Works & Infrastructure, this position is responsible to provide accurate and timely financial reporting on all PW Programs.


  • Diploma in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • Experience in a municipal financial role, preferably in Public Works  
  • Familiarity with Central Square (Diamond/Great Plains) software is an asset
  • Consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Prepare Capital and Operational budgets in accordance with Business Plans, Service Levels and Policies
  • Prepare PW monthly financial statements
  • Financial reporting of PW Programs including Gravel, Dust Control, Rehab, Local Priorities, etc.)
  • Prepare for annual audit, including year-end transactions, gravel inventory, Shop inventory, etc. as per audit requirements
  • Job cost PW projects; ensure records control on projects
  • Assist with process and system flow for job estimates
  • Assist with contracts, tenders and RFP preparation on projects in accordance with County policies and bylaws
  • Gravel program financial administration
  • Dust Control financial administration
  • Asset Management – assist with implementation, data entry and review
  • Provide administrative updates to the GPS Monitoring System
  • Assist with Council reporting and requests
  • Accept other duties and special projects as assigned
  • Records Management as it pertains to all functions of this position


  • Excellent data entry, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Must be able to prioritize to meet strict deadlines
  • Team player with excellent communication skills
Closing Date: 
October 22, 2021
Application Return: 

A competitive salary and comprehensive municipal benefits package are available. The successful candidate will be required to provide a criminal record check and drivers abstract. We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Applications clearly marked: “CONFIDENTIAL – PUBLIC WORKS FINANCE TECHNICIAN” can be submitted to:

Human Resources Manager
County of Vermilion River
4912 – 50 Avenue, Box 69      
Kitscoty, AB T0B 2P0

Email: hr@county24.com        
Fax: 780.846.2716