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2024-08 - Clerk 6, Accounting Assistant - Finance

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  • Brandon

Completed resumes and cover letters are accepted by e-mail to hr@brandonu.ca. Please quote the Job Vacancy Number in the email subject line.

Applications are to be received by: 4:30 pm on June 16, 2024

Job Vacancy Number: 2024 - 08 (49)

Employee Group: MGEU

Classification: Clerk 6, Accounting Assistant

Department: Financial and Registration Services

Type of Position: Full-Time, Regular

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week

Wage or Salary: $28.87 per hour

Start Date: July 2, 2024

Probation or Trial Period: Minimum of 6 months to a 12 month maximum

Date Issued: May 30, 2024

Duties and Responsibilities:

Brandon University is seeking a full-time, detail-oriented, and organized Accounting Assistant to join our dynamic Finance team. As the Accounting Assistant, you will be responsible for a variety of financial analysis and ensuring the prompt, accurate, and efficient processing of all Accounts Payable functions for the University.

Job duties include, but are not limited to: processing individual expense claims, invoices, travel advances, credit card reconciliations, and providing general support to the Finance team by completing monthly management reports, other financial analysis and accounting services; preparing payments via EFT and cheques, including US cheque runs; processing wire transfers; filing; managing vendor profiles and remittances; reviewing statements for accuracy; preparing tax remittances and assisting with annual student tax receipting; monitoring budget and funding reconciliations; reviewing cash-outs and deposits for accuracy; balancing tills; verifying authorizations, coding, and policy compliance for processing expense claims, invoices, travel advances, and credit card reconciliations; and other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

The successful candidate must possess a 2 or 3 year post-secondary diploma, with preference given to those holding an Accounting or Finance-related diploma. Three (3) years of related Accounts Payable or Accounting experience is required. A comparable combination of education and experience may be considered.

The ideal candidate must demonstrate strong attention to detail and accuracy, critical thinking skills; knowledge of budget management and purchasing; experience working with and implementing policy and procedural documents; a high degree of initiative; excellent organizational, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills; strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office. Statistical analysis and financial reporting experience are an asset. The successful candidate must be able to work with limited supervision in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.


Skill-based testing will be required. This position is subject to a Child Abuse Registry Check and Criminal Record Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. These checks must be submitted in accordance with the Policy in order to maintain employment.


 Brandon University
  270 18th Street , Brandon
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