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City of Medicine Hat

17182A- Municipal Accountant

Canada-Alberta-Medicine Hat


Company Information

Our organization offers a highly attractive total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefits, 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

Now Hiring Municipal Accountant

(Up to 1 Year)      

The City of Medicine Hat’s Finance Department is looking to hire an individual to join their highly skilled team and provide accounting services of the highest quality to the Municipal Services business units. Responsibilities for this role include providing accurate and timely financial and management reports, interpreting financial information to facilitate decision making, and participation in the budget process.  In addition, providing budget assistance to the assigned business units and preparing divisional and consolidated financial statements while assisting in the development and maintenance of accounting procedures and internal controls.


If you enjoy working in a team environment where you are continuously learning, have thorough knowledge of accounting principles and practices including those relating to business and governmental accounting, as well possess strong communication skills, then this is the position for you!


 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 #17182A 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, September 27, 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 Hat
Government/Public Administration
Human Resources
Posting Date: 15-Sep-2017Government/Public AdministrationAccounting and Finance Contract (includes summer), Full-Time 12 months Open 1 ASAP
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