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Posted: 
2021-10-27
Job Type: 
Contract
Employment length: 
Permanent
Language requirements: 
English
Education requirements: 
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Job experience: 
1 year to less than 2 years
Job industry: 
Education
Job Location: 
West Vancouver
Why West Vancouver Schools?

POSTED: October 26, 2021

CLOSING DATE: 1:00pm November 2, 2021

COMPETITION # SS-2021-123B ACCOUNTING CLERK - SECONDARY

Temporary Assignment

Rockridge Secondary School

Effective immediately to December 29, 2022 or until the return of the incumbent

35 hours per week

Salary starts at $25.81/hr at Step 1 plus 12% in lieu of benefits

Please note: This posting has been amended to include 12% in lieu of benefits and a change in the Reporting Managers title.Why West Vancouver Schools?

West Vancouver Schools, the premier place for learning, has a long-held reputation for excellence and innovation. Our motto endorses our vision that we aspire to provide the finest educational experience in the country for our children, our employees, our community and our world. We support this vision in the work we do, and the drive to be the first and best is clear, both inside and outside the organization.Summary of Duties:

Reporting to the Manager of Finance and under the daily direction and guidance of the Principal, the Accounting- Secondary is responsible for the overall accounting for the schools finances including both school generated and district held operating funds; processes the acquisition of textbooks and school purchases; and working as a member of a team to ensure the timely resolution of general school requirements, using both computerized and manual systems, in accordance with applicable regulations, policies and procedures.The full job description is available on Inside45 for internal staff. External applicants can request a copy of the job description from the Human Resources Department; email: hr@wvschools.ca .

Required Qualifications and Experience: Grade 12 Graduation

Completion of a recognized 2 year Diploma in Business Administration with a major in accounting and finance

Previous experience with accounting for and reporting on GST and PST

Good organizational, interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills

Working knowledge of office procedures and standard office equipment including Windows based office computer systems and software

Ability to analyze, interpret and use judgment in the resolution of problems

Ability to meet deadlines and work with minimal supervision

Minimum keyboarding speed of 40 wpm

Or An equivalent combination of training and experience

Desirable Qualifications and Experience: Knowledge of School District administrative software

Knowledge of School District operations

Previous experience with computerized accounting systems in a School District Qualified candidates are invited to submit a resume via www.makeafuture.ca under West Vancouver Schools. Please note that email and fax applications will not be accepted. Please visit the Job Opportunities page on www.westvancouverschools.ca for more details on the application process.We thank all interested applicants; however, only short listed candidates will be contacted.Successful applicants not currently employed by West Vancouver Schools are required to sign a consent for Criminal Record Search to permit a criminal record review.