Accounting Clerk

Job description

POSITION SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Controller, the Accounting Clerk supports Finance operations by performing various administrative and routine accounting task.

NOTE:  This is a temporary full-time 6 month opportunity effective immediately and based in-office in Kelowna.

A typical day includes:

• Work closely with the Client Services (CS) department to determine billings and verify invoices

• Prepare and issues documents related to accounts such as invoices, account statements and other financial reports/statements using computerized and manual systems

• Perform accounts receivables and general accounting support functions including payables, bank deposits, reconciliations, data entry and reports generation

• Verify and reconcile transactions such as contracts, cheques, invoices, cheque requisitions and enter information into computer software

• Work with CS and follow up on delinquent accounts, maintaining positive relationships with clients

• Assist the Controller with complex reconciliations between two different software applications

• Assist with general office administration support functions such as maintaining office supplies, event planning, ordering and stocking supplies

Job requirements

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

• Excellent customer service skills

• Detail and process oriented with a high degree of accuracy

• Proven organizational abilities to prioritize tasks and handle changing work priorities

• A confident communicator

• Excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

• A proven aptitude for working with numbers and the ability to interpret financial information, with a strong understanding of basic accounting and general office procedures

• Strong MS Office, Sage and other computerized financial software skills

• Previous accounting experience preferred, along with a Business-related diploma (Bookkeeping, Accounting, Administration).

Position to remain open until filled.