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Accounting Technician

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With a population of 32,097, Parkland County offers a range of municipal services and a vibrant mix of agricultural, residential, industrial and recreational opportunities.

(Temporary, Full-time)

Parkland County has a Temporary, Full-time position available within the Financial Planning & Reporting Department for an Accounting Technician until approximately April 30, 2019. This position is responsible for the budget preparation process; financial reporting and analysis; capital asset maintenance; grant management and other accounting related duties. Other duties may include preparation and maintenance of the budget file, financial statements and other financial reports; a broad range of general accounting duties; utilizing the Capitalization policy; and being involved with both preparation and monitoring of grants. In addition, the Accounting Technician also acts as an accounting resource to departments within the organization. This position requires strong analytical abilities, along with good attention to detail and numerical accuracy skills.


  • Diploma in Accounting from a recognized community or technical college. A Bachelor of Commerce degree would be an asset along with transfer of credits and enrollment in the CPA program is also desirable.
  • Three (3) years of general accounting experience. Payroll experience would be an asset.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office including an in-depth knowledge of Excel and Access database. Must be adept in learning financial software.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of public sector accounting standards.
  • Possession of a valid Alberta driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.

Competition Number: 18-06
Rate of Pay: $62, 490 - $78, 110/annum.
Hours of Work: 7 hours/day; 35 hours/week
Competition Closing Date: Friday, January 19, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.
Benefits: Extensive benefits are offered including an option to join our Earned Day Off Program.

Additional Information:
• Parkland County is proud to be recognized as one of Alberta’s Top 70 Employers for 2016. Please visit to learn why Parkland County was selected.

• Interested candidates are invited to apply on our website at

• Parkland County has a nepotism policy in effect which limits the consideration of employees’ relatives for employment. Please contact Human Resources for further information on this policy (including the definition of a relative under this policy).

• For further information on our organization, please visit

• We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. The personal information submitted pursuant to this advertisement is being collected under the authority of the Municipal Government Act and will be used for Parkland County employment opportunities only. The personal information that you provide may be made public, subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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