Accounting Assistant – Time Duration

Part Time
Northwest Territories
Posted 4 years ago

Fraser Valley Regional District – Canada
$21.83 an hour

Competition #2016-29 The Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) is inviting applications from qualified candidates to fill the time-duration position of Accounting Assistant in the Finance Department. The term of this position will be from September 2016 to approximately December 16, 2016. Under the direction of the Manager of Financial Operations, the Accounting Assistant will provide support in the form of organizing and redistributing incoming correspondence; data entry; provide front counter support which would include opening registers daily, and assisting with cash reconciliation; answer inquiries from suppliers regarding payments; review statements and request missing invoices from vendors. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Post-Secondary education in book-keeping, or courses in business administration, or an acceptable combination of training, education and experience.

• Have the ability to acquire sound knowledge of the functions, practices, bylaws, policies and regulations pertaining to the operation of the FVRD.

• Have the ability to acquire sound working knowledge of GAAP and of FVRD accounting procedures and operations.

• Excellent interpersonal, customer service and public relations skills. • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external

clients. • Must possess a valid Driver’s Licence.

The wage rate for this bargaining unit position is $21.83 per hour plus 10.6% in lieu of benefits. Upon successful completion of the required 840 hour probationary period the wage rate will increase to $25.69 per hour plus 10.6% in lieu of benefits. Please note that the wage rate for this position is currently under review. If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume, along with a cover letter indicating how you meet the qualifications. Please quote Competition #2016-29 and send in confidence, by 4:30 p.m. on September 2, 2016 to: or mail to: Human Resources Department Fraser Valley Regional District 45950 Cheam Avenue Chilliwack, BC V2P 1N6 or fax confidentially to: 604-702-5461

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