General Accountant Payroll And Finance

September 30 2022
Industries Public administration
Categories Accounting technician, Accounting, Finance, Corporate finance, Treasury, Management accounting, Payroll
Kuujjuaq, QC

The Kativik Regional Government (KRG) is a supra-municipal organization with jurisdiction over the territory of Québec north of the 55th parallel. The KRG is currently looking for a dynamic and reliable person to work in the capacity of:


Reporting to the Director Finance, the selected candidate is mainly responsible for:

  • Perform all payroll-related duties for KRG employees;
  • Stay current with payroll regulations, standards and work methods;
  • Ensure that departmental timelines and priorities are met;
  • Ensure all employees inquiries are answered in a timely manner;
  • Follow-up on financial information requests
  • Performing all regular tasks related to a complete accounting cycle; (bank reconciliation, journal entries, account receivable and account payable);
  • Preparing monthly account analysis;
  • Assist in the preparation for year-end income tax forms and assist with the preparation of the financial audits;
  • Perform any other duties required by his Supervisor.


  • College diploma in accounting or finance; equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered;
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a similar role in payroll and accounting
  • Knowledge of payroll software as well as a Canadian Payroll Association Certificate will be considered an asset;
  • Possess a good and current understanding of payroll and accounting principles and practices
  • Be analytical, attentive to detail and able to work independently.
  • Good knowledge of the office suite (Excel: intermediate level)
  • Written and oral working knowledge of at least two (2) of the following languages:  Inuktitut, English and French.

Place of work: Kuujjuaq.

Salary: Minimum: $44 511 annually; maximum: $75 701 annually (class 8).


Cost-of-living differential: minimum $8 500 annually.
Food allowance: minimum $3 707 annually.
Annual leave trips: maximum of 3 per person annually;
Retirement plan: 6% employer; 4% employee.
Group insurance.
Vacation: 20 days annually.
Statutory holidays: 19 days including 10 during the Christmas period.

Send your resume to:
Human Resources
Kativik Regional Government
P.O. Box 9
Kuujjuaq QC J0M 1C0
Fax: 819-964-2975

The KRG is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with this and the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement, conditions may vary to promote the employment of Inuit
Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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