Accounting Clerk

University of Guelph

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Finance & Administration, Physical Resources

Temporary full-time from December 2022 to February 2, 2024
Hiring #: 2022-0775

Reporting to the Capital Accountant, the Accounting Clerk will be responsible for processing capital and operating accounts. Specific responsibilities include: processing vendor invoices for payment and maintaining all purchasing and financial records; maintaining a database for tracking all capital project related contracts and expenses, ensuring information is up-to-date and accurate; submitting and maintaining high value purchase orders; ensuring all contracts, purchase orders and invoices are compliant with the Broader Public Sector Procurement Directive and University of Guelph policies; assisting in month-end and year-end financial reporting and reconciliations; preparing external invoices and processing deposits; preparing journal entries; reconciling procurement card purchases; and other associated duties as assigned.

Requirements of the position include: A two (2) year Community College diploma in an accounting-related field, plus a minimum of two (2) years’ related experience from a fast paced purchasing/financial environment. Consideration will be given to candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience. Additional requirements include strong organization skills; effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; ability to perform a high volume of work accurately and promptly; an orientation to detail; ability to work well both independently and as a valued member in a team environment; ability to recognize and recommend process improvements; strong computer skills; and proficiency with a variety of software including Microsoft Excel and databases. Experience with the University’s Financial Reporting Systems (FRS) would be an asset, as would be bookkeeping and/or construction industry experience.

Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract

Salary: $23.83-$26.63 per hour

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location

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