Assistant Director Finance
Kativik Regional Government
Kuujjuaq, Quebec, Canada
3d ago

Permanent Full-Time Position

Apply before August 29. 2019

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Assistant Director Finance oversees tasks related to the management and follow-

up of the KRG’s centralized finance and accounting systems and processes. The selected candidate will have the following responsibilities :

  • Communicate and disseminate information related to internal controls and procedures;
  • Elaborate and provide remedial measures for existing procedures as is necessary;
  • Recommend measures to resolve issues related to work methods / processes and to the accounting system while striving to improve work processes, including cost savings and effectiveness;
  • Ensure best practices on the implementation of procedures as well as proper training and follow-up;
  • Assist employees in applying procedures and controls;
  • Supervise accounts payable and receivable operations and support these sections on a day to day basis with an ability to roll up her / his sleeves and be proactive;
  • Review accounts receivable monthly sub-ledger and ensure proper follow-up;
  • Ensure the issuance of monthly budget variance reports;
  • Assist in the preparation of audits;
  • Oversee month end and year end closing activities for all aspects of accounting, including GL accounts, accounts payable reconciliations, accrual postings and analysis;
  • In collaboration with the Director, analyse and implement the auditor’s recommendations
  • Maintain and update the training plan for the Finance department employees;
  • Coordinate timekeeping and payroll systems as well as support daily payroll operations.
  • The selected candidate must possess :

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or in a related field;
  • CPA designation required;
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in accounting and finance, experience in municipal accounting is considered an asset;
  • A demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge and expertise in the field of accounting;
  • Written and oral working knowledge of at least two (2) of the following languages : Inuktitut, English and French;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite; knowledge of Sage Accpacc and Ceridian considered an asset;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to build and support strong teams.
  • Place of work : Kuujjuaq

    Salary scale :

    Minimum $82 325 / year; maximum $113 197 / year

    Benefits* :

    Cost of living differential : Minimum of $8 500 / year

    Food allowance : Minimum of $3 453 / year

    Annual leave trips : Minimum of 3

    Vacation : 30 days

    Statutory Holidays : 19 days including 10 during Christmas holidays

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