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City of Medicine Hat

17024A- Temporary Municipal Accountant

Canada-Alberta-Medicine Hat


Company Information

Our organization offers a highly attractive total compensation package, including competitive salary, flexible work arrangements including compressed work week option, learning & development opportunities as well as a great work environment which provides excellent opportunities for professional growth.

The City of Medicine Hat strives to achieve its vision to be a “Community of Choice”; a place where people choose to live, work and play.  The Medicine Hat advantage:


  • Extensive Recreational Facilities

  • Flourishing Cultural Community

  • Low Utility Rates and Taxes

  • Family Oriented Community

Job Description

Temporary Municipal Accountants (Up to 12 months)

The City of Medicine Hat’s Finance Department is searching for highly skilled, adaptable and multi-tasking Municipal Accountants to join a dynamic team of professionals in providing high quality accounting services to the Municipal Service business units.  We develop great people, and part of your role would be to assist in mentoring while providing technical expertise to the entire Finance Accounting group and the departments we serve.

As a member of the team, your responsibilities include providing accurate and timely financial and management reports, interpreting financial information to facilitate decision making, and participation in the budget process.  One must provide budget assistance to the assigned business units and prepare divisional and consolidated financial statements while assisting in the development and maintenance of accounting procedures and internal controls.

Required Qualifications:

  • A university degree in business and a professional accounting designation (C.P.A.);

  • Four (4) years accounting experience;

  • Experience in a government accounting environment with thorough knowledge of PSAB and IFRS considered an asset;

  • An equivalent combination of management approved training and experience may be considered.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a resume to Competition #17024A Human Resources Department, City of Medicine Hat, Suite 101, 505 First Street SE, Medicine Hat T1A 0A9; fax (403) 525-8870; e-mail hr@medicinehat.ca.

This posting will remain open until Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.

We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Information

City of Medicine HatGovernment/Public AdministrationHuman Resourceshr@medicinehat.ca403-529-8352http://www.medicinehat.ca
Posting Date: 12-Jan-2017Government/Public AdministrationAccounting and Finance Contract (includes summer), Full-Time 12 months Open 1 ASAP
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