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Accounting Coordinator I

Department or Division: Finance

Term: Temporary full-time for approximately fifteen months


  1. Oversees the day-to-day activities, and supervises the staff, of the payroll and accounting clerical Sections.
  2. Ensures the day-to-day integrity of management and operating reports generated by Division systems and monitors the maintenance management system on an on-going basis.
  3. Participates in the development of financial business systems, ensuring adequate internal controls are present.
  4. Collects, compiles, analyzes and reports financial and operational data for senior management, including analysis of assigned reserves.
  5. Provides daily support and information, related to the financial management systems, to other staff.
  6. Assists with budget preparation, expenditure analysis and financial planning.
  7. Monitors and reports, in conjunction with other managers, the financial status of capital projects.
  8. Participates in staff training related to the implementation of financial management systems.
  9. Reports regularly, or on an exception basis, identifying actual achievements compared to the desired results and analyzing the causes of the variances.
  10. Reviews and participates in developing and justifying rates, and prepares necessary justification and reports to Council.
  11. Organizes and controls Transit year-end processes and reporting activities.
  12. Assists with reporting and preparing claims that are cost-shared with government and agencies.
  13. Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Degree in a related discipline.
  • Possession of a recognized professional accounting designation; i.e. CPA.
  • Four to six years’ progressively responsible, related experience in financial and management analysis and reporting.
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of financial and cost accounting.
  • Considerable knowledge of business process analysis and system design and implementation.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare accounting and financial reports.
  • Ability to prepare and present oral and written reports of a specialized nature.
  • Ability to direct and support staff in achieving identified results.
  • Ability to provide leadership and empowerment to achieve results through others.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to negotiate agreements through problem-solving, consensus, stakeholder involvement and dialogue.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and writing.
  • Demonstrated skill in the use of Windows word-processing and spreadsheet software.

Salary: $74,851.20 to $87,723.84 per annum (2018 rates)

Closing Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 5:00 pm

Labour Group: SCMMA 222