Accounting Clerk 1

City of Burnaby

Accounting Clerk 1

Competition No.: 2020-029
Duration: Regular Full Time
Salary: $3,707 – $3,852 – $4,012 – $4,178 – $4,345 month (2019 rates)
Last Updated: 2/5/20 9:20 AM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

This is elementary accounting, routine clerical and data input and verification work of considerable variety involving responsibility for processing and recording receivables and payables transactions, the reconciliation of individual items to total amounts, the preparation of batches for processing, key entry, on-line editing, input and batch updating and the filing of source documents and other materials. The Accounting Clerk 1 codes, checks and balances invoices, purchase orders, equipment time sheets, bank statements, and other source documents; contacts respective departments regarding errors and irregularities in source data and corrects same as required; reconciles invoices to purchase orders; ensures that invoices are approved and that proper account codes are used; prepares journal vouchers and periodic statements as required; prepares various invoices for payment; answers telephone enquiries and replies to or prepares a variety of monthly and year end account reconciliations. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of Grade 12 including or supplemented by bookkeeping and commercial courses plus sound related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience. The incumbent is required to have sound knowledge of rules regulations, policies and procedures applicable to the work; and of modern office practices and procedures. The ability to maintain sustained attention to detail and to learn data input and verification procedures are vital to the role along with processing financial information with speed and accuracy. The role requires someone with the ability to maintain effective working relationships with internal and external contacts to provide routine information and assistance on matters related to the work; operate common office equipment including a calculator and computer terminal.

Please apply online by February 14, 2020

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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Organization: City of Burnaby
Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Financial Administration
Posted: February 5, 2020, 12:16 pm
Expires: March 6, 2020, 11:59 pm

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