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Finance Analyst

Job No: 109140
Location: Whitehorse, Yukon

Candidates are required to apply directly to this posting at the following link: www.whitehorse.ca/careers.  Please create an account if you do not currently have one.  All applications must be submitted through this link.

  • Excellent opportunities for an accounting professional to join The City of Whitehorse!
  • Take your career to the next level in these pivotal roles!
  • Receive an extensive list of benefits including four weeks of vacation, RRSPs, Extended Health, Medical and Group Insurance, and much more!

Explore Whitehorse...The Wilderness City

Whitehorse is home to some of the most spectacular scenery in Canada. Named “the Wilderness City”, Whitehorse is nestled on the banks of the famous Yukon River surrounded by mountains and pristine lakes. Gorgeous scenery and a vibrant city lifestyle, it’s no small wonder over 26,000 people enjoy living in Whitehorse year round.

A healthy economy, small town values, a safe environment in which to raise a family, and access to the great outdoors, make Whitehorse one of the best cities in Canada in which to live, work, and play. Whitehorse provides diverse services to all outlying communities and has an economic base including mining, transportation services, tourism, and government services.

Please view this video to see what Whitehorse has to offer you!

About your next role with The City of Whitehorse...

Currently, The City of Whitehorse has an exciting opportunity for a Financial Analyst III to join their team on a full-time basis.

As the Financial Analyst III, you will be responsible for coordinating the yearly budget process and ensuring the accuracy of budgets including fees & charges.

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Analyzing and preparing complex calculations for the operating and capital budget.
  • Compiling operating and capital budget data submitted by departments and resolving data discrepancies.
  • Preparing, recording, and ensuring the accuracy of budget amendments throughout the year.
  • Coordinating fees & charges bylaw process and ensuring compliance.
  • Performing internal audits and reconciliations including bank reconciliations and year-end.
  • Overseeing funding agreements including ensuring compliance with the terms of the agreements from the finance perspective.
  • Preparing relevant bylaws including operating and capital budget and tax.
  • Following, so far as reasonably practicable, established safety procedures and standards.
  • Acting as Financial Reporting Supervisor as assigned.

In order to qualify for this role, you will have a Degree and Level 4 in an Accounting Designation program recognised in Canada along with being actively enrolled in an Advanced Studies Level in the Accounting Designation program. You will also have 4 years previous progressive accounting experience including at least 1 year in a government/municipal setting. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

It is imperative that you have the ability to work independently in a fast paced environment and be comfortable using financial software, microsoft office, and banking software. 

If you want to take the next step in your career in a dynamic role, this could be the perfect opportunity for you! Apply Today! Visit www.whitehorse.ca/careers

What we can offer you

In appreciation of all your hard work and dedication on the job, you can look forward to receiving a highly competitive salary, depending on skills and experience. 

We understand you need a healthy work-life balance so we offer:

  • A 35 hour work week
  • Four weeks of vacation
  • A number of paid leaves 
  • Employee/employer funded RRSP’s to ensure that you have funds when you retire
  • Extended Health and Dental Benefits
  • Group Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Wage Indemnity Insurance (Short-term Disability), and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • An annual Yukon Bonus travel benefit of $2,900 after two years
  • 50% discount on membership at the Canada Games Centre and on transit

At The City of Whitehorse, you will find a fair and forward-thinking team that works to create an inclusive, productive environment. We value our staff and believe in advancing their growth both personally and professionally.    

Don’t miss this opportunity to expand your skill set with an innovative, caring employer.

Candidates are required to apply directly to this posting at the following link: www.whitehorse.ca/careers.  Please create an account if you do not currently have one.  All applications must be submitted through this link.

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