The Ministry of Government Relations has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual in the Northern Municipal Services office located in La Ronge. The successful candidate will work primarily with the Northern Municipal Trust Account (NMTA) which is responsible for administering the settlements and resort subdivisions in the Northern Saskatchewan Administration District (NSAD) and in assisting the administration and programs of the hamlets, villages and towns.
Responsibilities include: working closely with others on the accounting team to collect payments and issue receipts, maintaining the master file for the NSAD's tax file, investigating and responding to inquiries concerning tax payments and assessments, utilizing advanced features in a variety of computer software packages such as Word and Excel, in addition to Munisoft, the accounting package used by the NMTA, and supporting the activities of the Administrative Assistant.
You will work with northern municipalities, clients, Saskatchewan Environment, Saskatchewan Assessment Management Agency, corporate businesses and other government and third party agencies providing information or interpretations relating to property taxes, leases and utilities.
Typically, the knowledge for this position would be attained through the completion of a business diploma or certificate program and/or several years of related work experience.
Candidates are asked to clearly describe in their cover letter that they have demonstrated the ability to:
work in a team environment as well as work independently;
work in a cross-cultural environment where English may be a second language;
communicate in a clear and precise manner, often using tact and understanding with clients, while maintaining a commitment to the ministry; and
maintain accounting records and electronic and manual office systems.
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