Senior Finance Clerk – District of Kent (Agassiz, BC)

Senior Finance Clerk


Competition #2021-03

A well-kept secret hidden within the Upper Fraser Valley of British Columbia‘s southwest coastal region.  The District of Kent is bounded on the north by Harrison Lake, on the west by Harrison River, on the south by the Fraser River and on the east by Hope and the Fraser Canyon.  It boasts a friendly community spirit with a diverse economy in agriculture, industrial development, tourism and government services.
We have an exciting opportunity for a positive, self-motivated, and detail-oriented person to fill the full-time position of Senior Finance Clerk.  This position performs a variety of accounting and clerical functions varying in degrees of complexity which include processing utility billings and tax notices, annual tax sale, home owner grants, tax deferments and refunds, reconciling tax accounts, calculating property taxes, penalties and interest; cash accounting including the reconciliation of cash transactions; reconciling various accounts and subledgers; preparing audit working papers; providing assistance and information to the public; cash receipting, and miscellaneous analyses.

We are looking for someone who has post-secondary education in accounting and commercial courses with formalized training; enrollment in the CPA accounting program or academic equivalent; a minimum of three (3) years previous experience in a municipal finance environment or recognized equivalent financial environment with related duties; able to perform mathematical and arithmetic computations with speed and accuracy; perform tasks with minimal supervision; and able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, public and related governmental or community agencies.

The wage rate for this full-time bargaining unit position is $28.06 per hour.  Upon successful completion of the required probationary period the wage will increase to $33.01 per hour plus a comprehensive benefit package. For more information about the District of Kent, please visit our website at

If this position is of interest to you please submit your resume and cover letter quoting Competition #2021-03 indicating how you meet the qualifications and send to by 4:00 p.m. on February 12, 2021. Alternatively, submit your application in confidence to:

District of Kent
c/o Human Resources
PO Box 70, 7170 Cheam Avenue
Agassiz, BC V0M 1A0
Fax: 604-796-8516

The District would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Police Information Check and provide a recent driver’s licensing abstract.

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