Financial Administrator

The Financial Administrator works in a team-based environment and performs a range of financial accounting, financial information systems support, regulatory activities, reconciliations, and analyzing accounts. This is a dynamic, fast paced position.

THE POSITION:

Permanent, full-time and based in Whitehorse, Yukon. See the full job description.

THE LOCATION:

Yukon is a perfect place for outdoor enthusiasts and for raising a family. Wilderness adventures start right on your doorstep with canoeing, hiking and fishing opportunities available nearby. Multiple daily flights out of Whitehorse will get you to Vancouver in two hours and Edmonton or Calgary in less than three hours on scheduled days.

YOU’RE THE IDEAL CANDIDATE IF YOU HAVE:

  • Post-secondary training in accounting at a level sufficient to perform reconciliations and develop financial and managerial reports would be a strong asset;
  • Several years’ experience in a computerized accounting environment. Preference will be given to those with a working knowledge of Microsoft GP;
  • Knowledge and experience in budgeting to provide sound advice and recommendations regarding both O&M and Capital budgets;
  • Experience with year-end audit processes would be a great bonus;
  • Knowledge of Windows based computer software applications;
  • Strong client service orientation with good interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work and maintain accuracy under pressure;
  • Working knowledge of the utility regulatory framework is an asset;
  • Good organizational skills;
  • Ability to work in a team and cross-cultural environment;
  • Confidentiality, discretion and good judgement.

TO APPLY:

Submit a covering letter and resume to Human Resources at hr@yec.yk.ca. Resumes and cover letters will be accepted until the position is filled.

We appreciate all responses; only short-listed candidates will be contacted.