Employment Opportunity - Town of Wolfville - Accountant

Employment Opportunity: Accountant  (Click Link for Information about this Job Opportunity)

Employment Opportunity:


Wolfville has an immediate opportunity for an Accountant to join the team.  The successful candidate will be responsible for payroll processing, overseeing group benefits and pension, and supports the Director through the application of accounting/bookkeeping skills, and assisting and acting as backup for administrative activities.

Reporting to the Director of Financial Services, the successful candidate will have experience working in a general accounting office, with specific skills in payroll processing and general accounting reconciliations and general ledger analysis.  Supervisory skills are an asset for the future of this position.   

The successful candidate will have at least 5 years’ practical experience, and should have a related university or community college business degree; accounting designation is desirable.  They should be comfortable working with others and self-motivated when working alone.  Computer literacy utilizing financial software and MS Office products is required.  Experience in Municipal Diamond/GP Financial Software, including payroll module, is a definite asset.  Familiarity with electronic document management systems and intranet platforms are also an asset.

The position requires 35 hours per week and may occasionally require overtime.

Applications will be accepted up until Thursday, February 23 at 4:30 pm and may be submitted by email to:

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Subject line:    Accountant Position

A full job description is available upon request. Salary based on experience and qualifications.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those under consideration will be contacted.