Accounts Payable & Finance Clerk

Hamlet of Behchoko

Accounts Payable & Finance Clerk

The Community Government of Behchokǫ̀ requires  an  Accounts Payable  & Finance Clerk  who  reports  directly  to  the  Chief  Financial  Officer.  The  Accounts  Payable  & Finance  Clerk  is  primarily  responsible  for  processing  accounts  payables,  verifying  and reconciling  invoices,  and  responsible  for  the  efficient  and  accurate  operation  and payments  by  the  Accounts  Payable  functions  for  the  Community  Government  of BehchokQ  .  This  position  will  also  provide  coverage  and  training  for  other  accounting clerks in the Finance Department.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Accounting Degree or Diploma and/or the completion of accounting program with related accounting experience; 
  • A minimum of 2 years successful experience as an Accounting Clerk.
  • Knowledge  of  accounting  practices  related  to  accounts  payable,  purchase orders,  preparation  of  payables,  printing  cheques, coordinate  direct deposits, complete internal electronic and physical filing, bank reconciliations, etc.;
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, policies, procedures and rules;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Advanced  computer  skills  including  the  ability  to  use  common  office  software, e.g. Excel, Word Processing, PowerPoint, and Publisher programs;
  • Fluency in both English and Tl1, chQ language would be an asset;
  • Must be bondable and submit to a Criminal Record Check as a prerequisite.
The  position  of  Accounts Payable  & Finance  Clerk  is  an  important  position  in  the Finance  Department.    The  successful  candidate  must  be  flexible  enough  to,  when required,  provide  front  office  backup  as  well  as  administer  the  NWT  Drivers   License services offered by BehchokQ  .

Further  details  may  be  obtained  by  calling  Sapan  Seth,  Chief  Financial  Officer  at (867)392-6500 ext. 2308 or email

Please submit  a complete  resume, cover letter, & references  on or before 5:00 pm, October 25, 2019 to the following address:

Community Government of Behchoko,  
ATTN:  Sapan Seth, CFO  
P.O. Box 68
BehchokQ  , NT  
X0E 0Y0

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in this competition.

Organization: Hamlet of Behchoko
Location: Behchoko, NT
Region: North Slave
Professional Category(s): Financial Administration
Posted: September 30, 2019, 10:01 am
Expires: October 25, 2019, 5:00 pm

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