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Job Title:
Accounting Clerk II

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
Financial Services
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Location: Clarenville Park Place

Accounting Clerk II
Financial Services
Temporary Call In
HoursBased on the needs of the department
SalaryCG-26 ($22.23 - $24.61)
Competition Number2019005811
Posted Date4 November 2019
Closing Date11 November 2019

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
The Accounting Clerk II performs duties related to Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and/or Resident Trust. Work may include preparing and submitting invoices for services provided to patients/residents/clients; retrieving data from various specialized information systems; reviewing data for completeness and accuracy; following up on unpaid accounts; and preparing monthly journal entries. This position may process vendor invoices, road ambulance claims, and/or maintain resident trust fund accounts for various long term care facilities. Other responsibilities may include analyzing vendor invoices in accordance with documents and directives received, policies and procedures and general accounting principles; preparing monthly reports; assisting in preparing audit working paper files; and maintaining filing systems; as well as other related duties as required. This position requires communication and collaboration with related parties which may include patients, clients, vendors, physicians, ambulance operators, government agencies as well as managers and employees of Eastern Health.
Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Occasionally lifts files and supplies weighing less than 10 lbs.
Occasional required to bend, and stretch to retrieve and return files.
A high level of concentration and precision required to prepare calculations, input data, audit records and review assessments while sitting and using a computer mouse.

Job Qualifications
Completion of a recognized/approved two-year Business Administration program* with a specialization in Accounting supplemented by one year of accounting experience within the last three years OR a three-year Business Management program specializing in Accounting is required.
Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Demonstrated effective time management skills and the ability to meet strict timelines.
Demonstrated strong organizational skills.
Ability to work both collaboratively and with a high degree of independence and initiative.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Demonstrated strong customer service skills.
Demonstrated a high degree of accuracy of work produced.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (specifically Excel and Word).
An Excel score of 60% is required. A basic Excel test may be administered by the Department of Human Resources.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

Proof of a current business administration program is required. To be considered current, the program must have been completed within the last three years, unless it is being used on a regular basis in recent positions. This must be demonstrated on the application form.

*Program must be recognized by Eastern Health Human Resources.

Open to external applicants.

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To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.