City of Edmonton Accounting Assistant Temporary in Edmonton, AB

City of Edmonton

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Accounting Assistant
Edmonton, AB

Recognized accounting certificate and 1 year of accounting experience. Come be part of the Corporate Accounting and Reporting Group as an Accounting Assistant!…

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3 temporary full-time positions for up to 11 months

Come be part of the Corporate Accounting and Reporting Group as an Accounting Assistant!

You will be part of a team that is responsible for the consolidated legislative and performance reporting. You will be involved in providing accounting advice to the departments within the City.

Financial Accounting

Check and review systems generated reports and financial reports related to the operating expenditure cycle

Assist the preparation of reconciliations to the general ledger for accounts

Prepare periodic month-end and year-end worksheets

Post general journal vouchers into SAP

Financial Reporting

Perform close process for low risk revenue and expense accounts

Compile data for quarterly capital financial reporting of actual results for distribution to Business Areas

Prepare trial balances

Assist in account maintenance, and monthly working papers

Prepare summaries of financial data or statistics



Recognized accounting certificate and 1 year of accounting experience

Experience with MS Office suite, SAP and other financial systems

Understanding of accounting and administrative procedures and regulations

Ability to handle a large volume of transactions

Ability to maintain, verify, expedite and resolve accounting matters

Excellent customer service along with the ability to effectively communicate and maintain a working rel


Hours of Work:
33.75 hours per week, Monday – Friday.

$25.797 – $32.374 (Hourly)

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Classification Title


Accounting Assistant

Posting Date


May 22, 2015

Closing Date


Jun 5, 2015, 10:59:00 PM

Number of Openings (up to)







CSU 52



Corporate Accounting & Reporting (Financial Services and Utilities)

Work Location(s)


Chancery Hall, 6th Floor, 3 Sir Winston Churchill Square


T5J 2C3

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-05-23
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