Once again, York Region has been named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers. One of Canada's fastest growing municipalities, we're proud to be acknowledged as a place where professionals can bring their enthusiasm, talent and ideas for the future - while contributing to the progress of our vital community. As part of our diverse and highly engaged team, you'll have the opportunity to work on innovative projects that further a sustainable environment, enhance our public services and promote a healthy community.
Accounting Clerk - Intermediate
Salary $27.52 - $29.93 per hour
Position Title Accounting Clerk - Intermediate
Position Purpose Reporting to the Finance Program Manager - Housing York Inc., is responsible for providing various accounting, financial, statistical and administrative services to the Community and Health Services Department including time entry, accounts payable and receivable, service provider and operator payments and preparing and processing journal entries; providing financial and statistical recording, monitoring, reconciliation and reporting; and maintaining accounts files and computerized records.
Successful completion of a Post Secondary Certificate/Diploma (1 year or more) in Accounting or Business field or related program or approved combination of education and experience.
Minimum two (2) years experience in a general accounting field and in developing spreadsheet and/or database applications for financial analysis and reporting.
Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self management and accountability, and flexibility/adaptability.
Knowledge of general accounting practices and procedures and general office procedures including records management.
Mathematical aptitude and analytical skills.
Familiarity with policies and procedures governing time entry, accounts payable and accounts receivable.
Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications as well as proficiency in spreadsheet applications.
Ability to work in PeopleSoft Financial and Human Resource software, as required.
Ability to travel to off site locations in a timely and efficient manner, as required.
Ability to work outside regular business hours, as required.
Scheduled Hours 35
Scheduled Shifts 0830 - 1630
How to Apply Please apply on-line by March 31, 2014, quoting competition #15388. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Draw on your passion. Shape our community. York Region is one of Canada's fastest growing municipalities and as part of our diverse and highly engaged team, you'll have the opportunity to work on innovative projects that further a sustainable environment, enhance our public services and promote a healthy community. York Region is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process and as we grow, it's important that our workforce reflect the citizens we serve. At the Region, we respect, encourage, and celebrate our diversity. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise if you require accommodation.