Financial Accountant

Corporate Services
Step 8/9/10
(Salary Range - $2,486.20 - $3459.00 + BSA)

Competition # 5930.21
CUPE Local 3864

Do you want to help shape and grow our community?

Do you believe that municipal government needs to be fiscally prudent, agile and resilient? Do you want to be part of a management team that directly impacts the City of Fredericton's financial health? If so - we want to meet you.

The City of Fredericton is looking for a Financial Accountant to join the Corporate Services Department's Financial team. Each day over 700 City employees work hard to make our community a better place. It is essential that the City have strong leadership in the area of financial management, budgeting, strategy and asset management in order to deliver high quality services to the taxpayers of Fredericton.

The City of Fredericton has seven municipal departments, delivering 65 services, and has an annual general operating budget in excess of $125 million, over $18 million in capital expenditures annually and a $22 million annual water & sewer utility budget. The City offers the lowest municipal tax rate and City debt ratio in New Brunswick and is the first PSAB compliant municipality in New Brunswick.

The City of Fredericton prides itself on being a smart, innovative and fiscally prudent city, offering a world-class business environment and a quality of life second to none with affordable recreational and cultural amenities. 

In this position, you will work directly with the City Treasurer/Assistant Director Corporate Services and the Finance Team (Team). You will be expected to assist the Team with various duties and tasks related to the financial operations, budgeting and financial planning for the City.

You will assist with the operational and capital budget variance analysis providing real time monitoring of budget status across the organization.

You will assist the Team in preparing budget related analysis and documents and other financial accounting tasks including assisting with the integration of an updated asset management plan, corporate energy plan and updating the long-term financial plan.

You will assist City departments/divisions with their budget inquiries and monitoring.

To be successful you must be well organized professional, a self-starter, detail oriented, a team player, results driven, a solid communicator, able to meet deadlines and willing to work the extra hours when required to do so.

This position requires a CPA designation and past experience in operational budget development, monitoring and auditing. Experience with asset management would be considered an asset.

This position is a mid level position with that will have a high variety of work and plays a role in shaping our community.

Are you that person? Can you help us shape our community?

Interested individuals may apply in writing to hr@fredericton.ca by 4:30 pm on 2021 December 1
All interviews will take place virtually via Microsoft Teams

The City of Fredericton is an equal opportunity employer.
Only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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