Finance Clerk Full-time Job6 months ago - Customer Services - Caledonia-Fairbank - 1.7K views
Reporting directly to the Manager, Finance/Deputy Treasurer this role is responsible for the processing of all invoices received for payment, and for providing administrative support to the Division. As a Finance Clerk, you will perform the following duties, including but not limited to:
- Receive and process approximately 400 accounts payable invoices a week
- Verify extensions, sales tax, purchase orders, packing slips, and departmental approval, prior to the release of invoices for payment; reconcile posted accounts to the Payable Distribution Journals/or equivalent report prior to the issuance of cheques/electronic fund transfers
- Obtain additional approvals and signatures for all A/P cheques/electronic funds transfers in excess of established limits
- Maintain accounts payable documentation files
The Ideal Candidate
We are seeking an enthusiastic professional with education, training and/or knowledge in the above, normally acquired from a post-secondary diploma in Accounting or closely related field. The candidate must have minimum certification in Accounting and 1 - 3 years related experience in accounting, preferably in a municipal setting. The candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to explain, clarify and persuade to gain approval. Our ideal candidate demonstrates the ability to exercise significant discretion and sensitivity involving regular access to confidential data.
The ideal candidate will be proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and demonstrates organizational skills with considerable attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines. We are seeking an individual with superior interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively in a team environment.