The Accounting Clerk II performs duties related to Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and/or Resident Trust. Work may include preparing and submitting invoices for services provided to patients/residents/clients; retrieving data from various specialized information systems; reviewing data for completeness and accuracy; following up on unpaid accounts; and preparing monthly journal entries. This position may process vendor invoices, road ambulance claims, and/or maintain resident trust fund accounts for various long term care facilities. Other responsibilities may include analyzing vendor invoices in accordance with documents and directives received, policies and procedures and general accounting principles; preparing monthly reports; assisting in preparing audit working paper files; and maintaining filing systems; as well as other related duties as required. This position requires communication and collaboration with related parties which may include patients, clients, vendors, physicians, ambulance operators, government agencies as well as managers and employees of Eastern Health.
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Occasionally lifts files and supplies weighing less than 10 lbs.
Occasional required to bend, and stretch to retrieve and return files.
A high level of concentration and precision required to prepare calculations, input data, audit records and review assessments while sitting and using a computer mouse.
Completion of a recognized/approved two-year Business Administration program* with a specialization in Accounting supplemented by one year of accounting experience within the last three years OR a three-year Business Management program specializing in Accounting is required.
Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Demonstrated effective time management skills and the ability to meet strict timelines.
Demonstrated strong organizational skills.
Ability to work both collaboratively and with a high degree of independence and initiative.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Demonstrated strong customer service skills.
Demonstrated a high degree of accuracy of work produced.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (specifically Excel and Word).
An Excel score of 60% is required. A basic Excel test may be administered by the Department of Human Resources.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.
Proof of a current business administration program is required. To be considered current, the program must have been completed within the last three years, unless it is being used on a regular basis in recent positions. This must be demonstrated on the application form.
- Program must be recognized by Eastern Health Human Resources.
If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health CUOE Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. Otherwise, if this is posted internal and external, we will accept all applications, but preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health CUPE Regional Bargaining Unit.