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Posted: 
2021-09-16
Job Type: 
Full Time
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: 
Kelowna
Central Okanagan Public Schools (School District No. 23), Kelowna BC, provides education services to 23,000 students in the communities of Peachland, West Kelowna, Kelowna, Lake Country and the Regional District of Central Okanagan. We invite applications for the position of:

ACCOUNTS CLERK - PAYABLES

Under the general direction of the Finance Manager, the Accounts Payable Clerk will

receive and process invoices (both District and school-based), assist with

processing purchase orders, reconcile vendor statements, process vendor

payments, maintain a variety of files and assist with clerical duties.

The successful incumbent will have:

Successful completion of Grade 12 (Senior Secondary School Graduation);

Successful completion of a minimum of a six (6) month post-secondary training (Office Administration Program) including accounting/bookkeeping courses;

two (2) years' recent related experience in accounts payable;

knowledge and experience with tax legislation,

standards and procedures; Minimum net keyboarding speed 35 wpm online Typing Tests are not accepted;

Knowledge and experience with word processing skills - Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Access) as well as SharePoint and Adobe;

Knowledge and experience with accounting programs.

Applicants will be expected to:

maintain a high quality of work including accuracy and dependability;

possess good organizational skills;

maintain excellent interpersonal skills.This is a full-time unionized position, thirty-five (35) hours per week, twelve (12) months of the year, offering a wage rate of $25.11 per hour, plus a comprehensive employee benefit package including extended health and dental coverage, short-term and long-term disability insurance.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply with cover letter and resume outlining relevant background and work experience and 3 professional references.

Application must include:

1. copy of post-secondary certification transcripts/diploma

2. copy of grade 12 transcripts/diploma

3. copy of certified supervised typing test 35 wpm net

The Central Okanagan Public Schools thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.