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Who We Are:

An exciting career opportunity has opened up at the Kelowna based Glenmore-Ellison Improvement District to join a dynamic team of professionals dedicated to delivering quality water to an expanding region in the Central Okanagan.

Glenmore-Ellison Improvement District (GEID) is Public Water Utility providing water to approximately 18,000 people in Kelowna, BC and parts of the Regional District of Central Okanagan.  As a member of the Joint Water Committee and one of five water purveyors within the City of Kelowna, GEID primarily services the Glenmore Valley in Kelowna, as well as the Ellison area of the Regional District of Central Okanagan.  Currently GEID provides water from Okanagan Lake to the Glenmore area, servicing a population of approximately 18,000 residents. In addition, GEID also provides well & creek water to the Ellison area, servicing approximately 600 residents.

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic ADMINISTRATIVE TREASURER to be responsible for all aspects of financial management including planning, tracking, balancing and reporting.  Duties will include bi-weekly payroll processing and all related remittances and administration.  The successful candidate will also be responsible for the preparation of Board of Trustee meeting packages and recording minutes, plus the tracking of action items.  They will also provide financial and legislative direction to the Trustees while providing supervision and assistance to the office staff as required.

This position is located in beautiful Kelowna, British Columbia and comes with an attractive and competitive compensation and benefits package commensurate with the successful candidate.

 Key Functions Include:

Financial management, budget preparation and tracking and scheduling of expenditures
Analyzing financial statements monthly
Preparing quarterly reports for the Board meeting deadlines
Tracking of Capital Projects:  prepare reporting spreadsheets; determine required transfers from Reserves in accordance with the Capital Plan
Approving Payables: review expenditures, verify coding
Preparation of Journal Vouchers as required 
Monthly bank reconciliations and subsystem balancing
Processing bi-weekly Payroll (Vadim Software).  Verifying and processing wage changes, verifying overtime, calculating taxable benefit deductions, monitoring vacation, sick leave and banked time accruals.  Ensuring source deduction remittances are made.
Preparing personnel files for new employees along with Benefit Enrollments (EHB, MPP, BC Med)
Processing Benefit Terminations and preparing Records of Employment as required
Preparation for Board of Trustee Meetings: Prepare an agenda and bi-weekly Board Package.  Record Minutes and preparation of same for approval.  Track Action Items.
Providing financial and legislative direction to the Board of Trustees
Provide appropriate supervision and assistance to office staff


Key Qualifications/Requirements:


A Bachelor’s Degree with an Accounting Designation is preferred
Demonstrated ability to thoroughly understand and analyze Financial Statements

Strong expertise in Microsoft Office Programs and experience with Vadim Software is advantageous
Familiarity with the Local Government Act and Improvement District legislation
Highly organized and focused with extreme attention to detail
Strong oral and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to write reports, letters, policies and bylaws
Ability to make decisions, follow direction and meet deadlines by assessing and identifying key priorities prioritizing levels of urgency


To Apply:

If you meet our qualifications and are a performance driven individual please forward your cover letter and resume to [email protected] for consideration.  Please note that only those who are chosen to participate in the interview process will be contacted.