Senior Accounting Clerk
Arctic Co-operatives Limited
Winnipeg, MB

Title: Senior Accounting Clerk

Salary: $ 18.14 - 21.34 per hour (Rate as of July 1/19)

Location: Home Office - 1645 Inkster Blvd, Winnipeg

Other: Permanent, full time, unionized

Benefits of working at Arctic Co-ops include:

· a competitive salary,

· annual vacation (accrue 3 weeks of paid vacation time in first year),

· employer-matched pension plan,

· comprehensive group benefits plan,

· career development opportunities,

· annual performance plans,

· and an environment where employees are encouraged, supported and recognized.

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Assistant Manager, the incumbent will maintain, record and monitor accurate records in the processing of invoices and reconciliation of accounting records. As part of the accounting operations, the position will take the lead role for accounts receivable.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Reconcile and analyze relevant general ledger accounts

· Process Co-op and non-Co-op invoices and claims as required

· Process adjustments and transfers as requested by Co-ops or other departments

· Respond to any enquiries from customers or other departments

· Process credit applications

· Run all reports, interest and fees required to close accounts receivable semi-monthly

· Produce and distribute semi-monthly accounts receivable statements with relevant back-up

· Handle and reconcile the petty cash account

· Recognize potential errors and investigate

· Provide relevant accounting information using computerized spreadsheets

· Prepare journal entries

· Provide accounting support to business unit staff

· Ensure documentation on procedures are updated on a continuous basis to reflect the current administrative process performed in the position

· Provide back up to other accountants and accounting clerks as required

· Prepare various accounting reports for Co-ops by location

· Maintain documentation and audit records as required

· Assist in general filing

· Perform other duties as assigned.


· Minimum of 2 years accounting experience

· Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency using Sage Accpac

· An intermediate level of computer literacy (the internet, MS Office Suite, web based applications and basic FTP)

· Knowledge of Quasar (or other point of sale systems) would be an asset

· Ability to identify, analyze and resolve day to day financial business problems

· Ability to create, maintain, and modify complex spreadsheets

· Experience in the preparation of bank and account reconciliation and journal entries.

· Strong attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy

· Ability to maintain confidentiality in respect to information handled

· Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task while effectively managing time and meeting deadlines

· Maintain a close working relationship and provide information and support to the management and staff of all member Co-operatives as well as all departments and staff of Arctic Co-operatives Limited

· Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

· Ability to work independently, as well as a member of a team

· Professional and positive attitude

· Proven ability to work in a cross-cultural setting

· Adaptable and flexible

· Ability to work within established deadlines

· Proven commitment to personal growth and development.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $18.14 to $21.34 /hour


  • Accounting: 2 years (Preferred)