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Accounting Clerk (12 month term)

 

Alberta Innovates is seeking an Accounting Clerk for our Finance team on a casual basis. The Acocunting Clerk will be responsible for fixed asset activities and accounts payable processing. 

 

Are you our Accounting Clerk? You would be a good fit for this position if you:

  • Enjoy using your knowledge of fixed assets and accounts payable to support the financial health of an organization
  • Enjpy work that is detail orientated

 

We are game changers

Alberta Innovates is a provincially funded corporation with a mandate to deliver 21st-century solutions for the most compelling challenges facing Albertans. We do this by building on our province’s research and technology development strengths in the core sectors of health, environment, energy, food and fibre, and platforms such as artificial intelligence, nanotechnology and omics. We are working with our partners to diversify Alberta’s economy, improve our environmental performance and enhance the well-being of Albertans through research and innovation.

Our subsidiary, InnoTech Alberta, offers a diversified range of scientific engineering and technological research and testing capabilities, and the facilities to support technology scale-up. Our multidisciplinary team has the depth of experience to work across all sectors, from energy to health to food and fibre. InnoTech Alberta offers you access to research talent, technical expertise, and unique facilities that can help accelerate technology development that serves both the private and public sector.

 

Intrigued? Here’s some more information about the position:

The successful incumbent will be accountable for, but not limited to the following:

  • Additions, disposals, maintenance and amortization for fixed assets.
  • Review and enter expenditure contracts in the financial system.
  • Processing vendor invoices on a timely basis in compliance with contract terms and conditions.  Confirm appropriate expenditure officer approvals have been obtained prior to payment.
  • Process weekly cheque runs.
  • Recurring and posting journal entries, and performing month end close process for account receivables and payables.
  • Reconcile GL accounts.
  • Recording transactions accurately.
  • Maintaining confidentiality of client and vendor information.

 

Qualifications;

  • A degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Enrolled in the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) program
  • Two years of related accounting experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Working in a team environment and independently
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Knowledge of accounting software program(s)
  • Effective collaboration and communication skills
  • Organization, planning, and prioritization skills

 

Why Alberta Innovates?

We offer our employees opportunities to work on projects that will expand their skill sets while witnessing the visible impacts of their efforts. We value the development of our employees and create opportunities for working in capacities that allow new skills to be learned. We know that the wellness of our team is the most important part of our business so we offer a strong benefits package and generous vacation and paid time off programs to promote work-life balance which includes flexible work and wellness programs.

 

At Alberta Innovates, we respect diversity and embrace an inclusive culture. We value uniqueness and different perspectives as they play a critical role in our success. To achieve this, individuals are selected based on qualifications, merit, and abilities and we encourage applications from all backgrounds to apply.  

 

The final candidate will be required to undergo a security clearance. All interviewees must be able to meet the requirement specified in the Physical Demand Analysis. This document will be supplied during the interview process to the successful candidate. This competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found.

 

ALBERTA INNOVATES IS COMMITTED TO THE PRINCIPLE OF EQUITY IN EMPLOYMENT AND ENCOURAGES APPLICATIONS FROM ALL QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS. WE WISH TO THANK ALL APPLICANTS FOR THEIR INTEREST. HOWEVER, ONLY THOSE INVITED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED.

 

Employment Status: Temporary

Hours bi-weekly: 72.5

Classification: CB

Pay Grade: 05

Annual Salary: $47,640 - $60,360