Finance & Accounting Officer (Full Time)


Northern Savings Credit Union


Northern Savings Credit Union is seeking a Finance & Accounting Officer located in Prince Rupert, BC.

The Finance & Accounting Officer provides support to the Finance department while performing advanced accounting functions. Under direction, this position assists in the preparation of financial statements and reporting.

Key Accountabilities

  • Maintains knowledge of economic factors and implications for the Credit Union.
  • Maintains subject matter expertise in area of delegated responsibility.
  • Provides effective financial and accounting delivery to benefit members and the organization.
  • Prepares accurate financial results to promote understanding throughout the organization.
  • Contributes to a positive workplace that is motivating to all staff by operating in a manner which promotes trust, respect, integrity and credibility.
  • Collaborates with branch staff.
  • Actively participates in team meetings.
  • Monitors credit union account systems and procedures and identifies new or improved accounting methods.
  • Provides assistance in preparation of the financial statements.
  • Is responsible for overseeing and processing staff expense accounts.
  • Provides general support and coverage for the Finance Department.
  • Supports the Finance department in the development and deployment of finance, treasury and accounting programs, which are cost effective and provides good return.
  • Liaises with member appointed external auditors and cooperating with the auditors in providing for an efficient and effective audit process.
  • Meets compliance, confidentiality and regulatory requirements and abides by management policy and branch procedures.
  • Understands authorities with respect to overrides, waiving service charges & pricing matrix.
  • Fully understands and works within authorities assigned.

Qualifications Required


  • High School diploma required.
  • Completion of post-secondary education is an asset.
  • CPA designation preferred or working towards an accounting designation.


  • Previous accounting experience is required, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Financial services experience is preferred.


  • Ability to communicate and liaise professionally with branch staff and member while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Working knowledge of accounting software and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize work within time constraints, under pressure and competing priorities. Have an understanding of the required compliance and legislative requirements.
  • Analytical and detailed oriented. Self-motivated and a self-starter.

Job Reference Number


Closing Date

Until filled

How to Apply

To receive an application, please contact:

Manager, Human Resources

Or apply online

Thank you for your interest in Northern Savings Credit Union. Please note, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.