Reports to the Accounts Payable and Processing Supervisor; responsible for the local data processing of the SAMS (Social Assistance Management System) Provincial database; accounts payable and accounts receivable duties relating to the Ontario Works Program.
Retrieves, downloads, processes and distributes data files from the Province-wide database to appropriate areas; prints daily/monthly cheques, direct bank deposit statements, reports, and purchase vouchers.
Processes direct bank deposit reports; identifies errors, notifies appropriate area while adhering to deadlines; provides clarification, processes corrections to bank with follow-up; updates end-user program with current payment status; daily offsite retrieval of bank reports.
Prepares bank deposits for assignments and overpayments; ensures repayments and reimbursements are recorded on SAMS; prepares client receipts; maintains end-user programs for post-dated client cheques.
Processes payments in JD Edwards for purchase vouchers issued to suppliers for goods and services pertaining to Discretionary Benefits; and processes other benefit payments related to social assistance; maintains related end-user programs.
Prepares real time and replacement client cheques; processes stop payments to bank; prepares direct bank deposit recalls; ensures proper documentation is provided in accordance with the prescribed policy and procedures; cancels client cheques as required; maintains related end-user programs.
Prepares and uploads cheque-issued files to bank and processes cheque exceptions via electronic cheque services online banking module.
Liaises with Managers, Supervisors and Ontario Works staff relating to SAMS issues, reconciliation and clarification.
Orders and maintains the supply of computer room stock required by Ontario Works payments.
Issues duplicate T5007 Supplementary Income Tax forms as required; maintains T5007 duplicates database.
Utilizes various end-user programs and technologies to perform duties, such as provincial applications, accounting software, online banking service modules, reporting functionality of point of sale software, internal payment management software and internal purchase voucher software along with word processing and spreadsheet software applications.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Qualifications Completion of a one-year community college accounting certificate or equivalent.
Specialized Training and Licenses
Demonstrated proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets and various software.
Typing speed required is 60 w.p.m.
Compensation Range $34,846 - $50,620 (Level 6)
Current hours of Work: Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
These hours of work are subject to change in accordance with the Collective Agreement and may include evening hours and Saturdays.
This position is currently under review.
NOTE: Applicants may be required to complete a job related test.
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Please note successful candidates will be asked to provide a Criminal Records Check, dated within the last six months. This documentation would not be required until further in the recruitment process (following the interview stage if selected).