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Accounting Clerk 12

Department or Division: Corporate Revenue

Term: Temporary full-time for approximately twelve months


  1. Prepares the daily balancing for division financial systems and communicates any discrepancies with other divisions and departments.
  2. Monitors and verifies utility and property tax direct debit payments batches and communicates with customers and banking institutions as required.
  3. Prepares all bank transactions for the Corporation (i.e. wire payments, transfers, stop payments, etc.).
  4. Prepares entries to the revenue collections system to correct point-of-sales batches, processes and reconciles returned Items, and prepares customer refund cheques as required.
  5. Processes various assessment and tax transactions in division business systems.
  6. Monitors and verifies the accuracy and integrity of the data entered into the Assessment appraisal system.
  7. Reviews, prepares and enters department journal entries into the corporate General Ledger System.
  8. Completes complex bank and various general ledger account reconciliations, including investigating and clearing outstanding and unusual items.
  9. Prepares, processes, reconciles and maintains payroll records and files, and responds to payroll-related enquiries for assigned work groups.
  10. Assists with the review, development, and implementation of controls, procedures and forms.
  11. Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Grade 12 education.
  • Successful completion of a recognized one year post-secondary business related program, plus or including:

Introductory Accounting 1

Introductory Accounting 2

Intermediate Accounting 1

Intermediate Accounting 2

Management Accounting 1

Management Accounting 2

Commercial Law

  • Five years' related office experience. 
  • Considerable knowledge of audit standards and practices.
  • Knowledge of the City’s utility billing, assessment and taxation processes and systems. 
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret, and make decisions in accordance with, established policies and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain moderately complex accounting records and prepare account reconciliations and reports.
  • Ability to maintain attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to operate word-processing, spreadsheet and database software

Salary: $4,805.48 to $5,298.04 per month (2018 Rates)

Closing Date: Friday, December 13, 2019 - 5:00 pm

Labour Group: CUPE 59