Responsible for verification and processing of accounts payable for all Board locations in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Standards, internal controls, audit requirements, broader public sector guidelines, Canada Revenue Agency regulations and Board policies and procedures.
Major Responsibilities : To process payments by preparing, sorting, reconciling, verifying and balancing all documents such as invoices, petty cash, travel and conference expenses and cheque requisitions.
To liaise with suppliers, schools and departments for the purpose of problem solving, concentrating on sufficient support documentation for audit requirements and authorization of payments.
To provide direction and/or guidance to Board employees in regards to understanding, interpretation and utilization of budget reports, transaction reports and general ledger account numbers.
To maintain and reconcile various records, files, monthly vendor statements, and petty cash.
To create and maintain vendor database in coordination with other departments.
To ensure compliance with tax rules and regulations, technical standards, appropriateness and conformity to Board policies and procedures.
To create, verify and distribute computer generated reports as requested by end users.
To coordinate incoming data, schedule computer file updating, analyze and resolve error conditions, schedule, prepare and balance manual rush cheques and other cheque runs.
To work as an active member of the Accounting Services team.
To sort and distribute internal and external mail.
To provide support, cross training and assistance for other accounting staff as required.
To attend meetings as required.
To attend professional development sessions/training as required.
To perform other duties as assigned.
Line of Responsibility:
Responsible to the Associate Manager, Accounting Services. Accepts direction from the Supervisor of Accounting Services and/or Senior Accounting Representative.
Education, Experience, and Qualifications: Secondary School Graduation Diploma with one year of post-secondary education focusing on accounting practices is required.
Minimum two years related experience is required.
A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and current Board approved/implemented software is required. Excellent keyboarding skills and proficient use of office equipment is required.
Proficient verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills are required.Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Statement
The York Region District School Board (YRDSB) believes in giving each and every applicant an equal opportunity to succeed on their own merit and we strive to hire staff that reflect and support the diverse perspectives, experiences and needs of our students and our communities. We remain committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. We know that diversity underpins excellence, and that we all share responsibility for creating an equitable, diverse and inclusive Board-community. Therefore, in pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across the organizational hierarchy in actualizing the Boards priorities, goals and principles outlined in the Directors Action Plan.
We actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including, but not limited to: First Nations, Mtis and Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples;
African, Black and Black Caribbean peoples (in alignment with Anti-Black Racism Strategy);
members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, religion and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of origin;
persons with visible and/or invisible (physical and/or mental) disabilities;
persons who identify as women; and
persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.At YRDSB, we recognize that many of these identities intersect and therefore, equity, diversity and inclusion can be complex. We value and respect the contributions that each person brings to enriching the Board and are committed to ensuring full and equal participation for all in communities that we serve.
Accessibility and Accommodation Statement
We also recognize our duty to accommodate and foster a culture of inclusion. Consistent with the principles of dignity, individualization and inclusion, we will make any appropriate accommodation based on any of the protected grounds in the Human Rights Code to support candidate participation in the hiring process. When contacted, candidates will be provided with an overview of the various elements of the hiring process, such as skills assessments, written practicum, presentation, interview, etc. We will provide accommodations during the hiring process. If an accommodation is required, please inform the Recruitment and Retention Team in advance of any part of the process. All information received relating to a candidates required accommodation will be addressed confidentially by the Recruitment and Retention Team.