Accounting Generalist (Technical & Resource Support D)

School District No. 39 (Vancouver)

School District No. 39 (Vancouver)

Accounting Generalist (Technical & Resource Support D)

Work in BC’s most culturally diverse and urban school district, Vancouver School District No. 39. Set in one of the world’s most livable cities, Vancouver is a community-minded district seeking talented educators, progressive leaders, and skilled support staff to enrich the learning experience of Vancouver’s 50,000 students. 

The Vancouver Board of Education welcomes applications for the position of:

Accounting Generalist (Technical & Resource Support D)  

VSB Education Centre


Position Type:

$33.20/hour (Annual Salary: $60,424)

Hours of Work:
7 hours per day

In this role, you will:
  • Provide technical and resource support to the Division
  • Prepare and post journal entries
  • Analyze and reconcile GL accounts
  • Review journal entries and account reconciliations prepared by staff in junior positions
  • Provide training on chart of accounts and FAST reporting system
  • Provide financial administration for Miscellaneous Grants, Scholarships, and Playground Projects
  • Assist in PeopleSoft Financials and Human Capital Management systems testing and troubleshooting
  • Generate and post payroll journals
  • Prepare ad hoc reports for management
  • Assist with the implementation of various projects
  • Perform other duties within the job band as assigned

  • Grade 12 plus a valid CPA designation
  • Minimum five years of relevant, senior financial accounting experience
  • Experience with PeopleSoft Financials preferred

  • Proficiency in MS Office applications plus strong Excel skills are required
  • Excellent organizational skills and proven ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently as well as a in a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of Canadian generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) is required and knowledge of Public Sector Accounting Standards (PSAS) is an asset

Your application must include:   
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three supervisor references (phone numbers and email addresses)

**Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted regarding an interview**
**This posting is ongoing until filled. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply on line as soon as possible**

In accordance with the Criminal Records Review Act, selected candidates must sign a consent form to permit a criminal record review with a $28.00 processing fee. Employment with the Vancouver Board of Education is subject to passing this criminal record review.
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Organization: School District No. 39 (Vancouver)
Location: Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Financial Administration
Posted: October 22, 2018, 12:56 pm
Expires: November 23, 2018, 4:30 pm

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