Job Posting Details

Accounting Administrator III, Salmon Arm Savings and Credit Union

Location:SALMON ARM, British Columbia
Posting Date:April 5, 2019
Closing Date:April 23, 2019
Employment Type:Full-time / Permanent

The Accounting Administrator III provides prompt, professional, courteous and accurate services to both internal and external customers.  The position provides a high level of service delivery and consistency in the application of accounting standards. 

The successful candidate will be accountable to:

Financial Accounting

Undertake advanced level accounting duties and support the accounting team to resolve escalated issues or requests, including:

· Prepare journal entries;

· Review and sign-off on bank reconciliations;

· Calculate quarterly commission for investment planners;

· Prepare or assist with daily cash flow and investments;

· Prepare individual entity and consolidated financial, management and regulatory statements and variances for SASCU Financial Group;

· Participate in the interim and year-end accounting process and procedures including the preparation of working papers and financial statements and reports;

· Participate in annual budget process along with VP Finance,  Controller and Assistant Controller;

· Participate in year-end audit process along with Controller and Assistant Controller, including providing information and dealing with external auditors when necessary;

· Creates financial reports and/or deals with external consultant when necessary;

· Provide oversight, review and provide back up to Accounts Payable.


· Provide full back-up to the Payroll Administrator;

· Enter and manage timecards, time off and TIL requests forms for Accounting.


· Coordinate daily, weekly and monthly routines with the Assistant Controller;

· Completes SASCU Insurance month end close on TAM system;

· Provides assistance, analysis and coordinates activities related to business plan initiatives and ad hoc projects as required.

Education, Training and Experience:

A 2 year business diploma with an emphasis in Accounting and evidence of continued education in the accounting discipline, beyond the business diploma (or equivalent), plus a minimum of 5 years directly related accounting experience. Commitment to enroll in the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) program.

The successful applicant will also demonstrate the following competencies:

· Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and accounting software such as Great Plains, or PO system;

· Banking system proficiency;

· Strong attention to detail, effective time management and organizational skills;

· Commitment to continuous learning and self-development;

· Ability to contribute to an environment of teamwork to collaboratively meet organizational objectives.

This position provides an excellent opportunity for a community minded individual to further their career within a successful and growing organization. SASCU is a community-based, financial co-operative, which offers a full range of banking and financial services. As of December 2018, SASCU is owned by more than 19,000 members with assets of over $770 million under administration.

This is a permanent, full-time position. To apply, please mail or email a résumé to us by Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at:

SASCU Financial Group
Human Resources
PO Box 868, 370 Lakeshore Drive NE
Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4N9