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CONTRACT ACCOUNTING CLERK 2 Full-time Job

1 month ago Financial Services Toronto   183 views
Job Details

Major Responsibilities:

    • Verifies operating and capital invoices, prepares and processes payments in accordance with the City’s financial policies and procedures.
    • Prepares correspondence, forms, statements, statistical summaries or reports requiring the assessment and analysis of manual or computerized data.
    • Monitors progress payments and performs lien searches when holdbacks payments are released.
    • Checks, prepares, processes and inputs departmental purchase orders and requisitions into the City’s Financial system (SAP) ensuring accuracy, and coordinates with Purchasing & Materials Management Division.
    • Reconciles payments and resolves discrepancies with accounts, cost estimates, expenditures, reports, project histories, accounts payable, purchasing documents and SAP documents, and takes corrective action.
    • Prepares Correcting journal entries
    • Prior to closing of Purchase Orders, Contracts, etc., reconciles cost expenditures and holdback payments.
    • Prepares yearend liabilities /accruals.
    • Provides information in response to inquiries/complaints and exchanges information with all levels of staff, the public, and/or private companies in accordance with City’s policies, procedures or relevant Acts and regulations.
    • Checks for accuracy and conformity with regulations, statutes, policies and procedures.
    • Assists in executions of legal contracts.

Key Qualifications:

Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

    • Experience with accounting procedures, practices and techniques including accounts payable, general ledger and purchasing.
    • Experience with finance/accounting modules of major enterprise resource planning systems (e.g. SAP) in large organizations.
    • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, PowerPoint and advanced Excel, including ability to perform functions such as “V” look ups, pivot tables and index).
    • Experience in clerical and administrative duties including preparing correspondence, and manipulating large data volumes.

You must also have:

  • Knowledge of applicable by-laws and Federal & Provincial Sales Tax Legislation and the Construction Act.
  • Good written communications skills with the ability to compose correspondence and memoranda.
  • Good oral and interpersonal skills with the ability to meet and deal with staff and the public in an efficient, diplomatic and courteous manner.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and under time constraints.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and organize.
  • Aptitude with figures, attention to detail and ability to do arithmetic calculations accurately.
  • Ability to support the Toronto Public Service values to ensure a culture that champions equity, diversity and respectful workplaces.
Company Description
Canadas largest and most multicultural city, Toronto is often cited as one of the best places in the world to live. Meeting the diverse service and program needs of this dynamic and growing city is an award-winning public service team working across more than 40 divisions.
To join the City of Toronto is to join a large, multi-faceted organization that offers challenging, fulfilling work with great benefits, promotes and supports continued learning, and provides opportunities to grow, advance your career, and balance your personal and professional priorities.
The City of Toronto offers a unique opportunity to work alongside a diverse team of experienced and skilled professionals, and contribute to the well-being of over 2.7 million Torontonians.