Thompson Rivers University Accountant II Full Time in Kamloops, BC

Thompson Rivers University

Branch Kamloops BC CA

Accountant II
Kamloops, BC

Kamloops, BC CA (Primary). Processes regular and recurring journal entries and interdepartmental invoices; The salary for the above position is determined by…

This intermediate accounting position provides support to Finance department in a variety of areas of responsibilities. This includes balance sheet and income statement accounts reconciliations, analysis, and preparation of related journal entries; preparation of internal and external financial statements including supporting working papers; forecasting; preparation and remitting of various governmental and non-governmental reports; financial analysis; assistance in budget plans and internal audits; other general accounting duties including special projects and reports. This position will perform reviews and analysis that require working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, selected CRA rules and regulations, high degree of professionalism and confidentiality.


Reconciles and analyzes assigned balance sheet and income statement accounts; prepares and verifies related journal entries.

Prepares or assists in preparing divisional and organizational financial statements or reports.

Processes regular and recurring journal entries and interdepartmental invoices; sets up vendors and inputs other assigned entries into the system.

Assists other departmental and TRU staff with advice, training, and expertise on the use of the financial systems.

Develops and produces assigned standard and ad-hoc management information reports including supporting working papers.

Prepares and remits reports to various governmental and non-governmental agencies such as Canada Revenue Agency and BC Provincial Government, Statistics Canada and others as required.

Assist in the forecasting process, budgeting, and internal audits.

Reviews, analyzes and verifies journal entries and other posting reports.

Provides a variety of business support, project assistance, and analysis for the Finance department management team.

Maintains relevant filing system and records.


Associate Director, Financial Reporting



Completion of 2 year accounting diploma or equivalent, including;

Completion of intermediate accounting, taxation


Three years’ related progressive accounting experience including preparing financial statements for internal and external users, including;

Experience with preparing and utilizing large complex spreadsheets and databases


Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

Knowledge of CRA rules and regulations.

Ability to work with clients and staff with courtesy, tact, and diplomacy.

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Experience with computerized accounting systems.

Proven ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.


Sitting at a desk and computer for long periods of time; general office conditions

Please Note: If you are selected for interview, please ensure that you bring a copy of your transcripts to the interview

The salary for the above position is determined by the Collective Agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4879, as it presently exists.

Pay Band

CUPE Grade 07 $24.80

Salary rate

Please Note: This position may be subject to a 90% salary for the first 560 hours of employment.


Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)

# of Hires Needed


Organizational Unit

Thompson Rivers University – > Finance – > Payroll

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. As part of its commitment to Employment Equity, TRU encourages applications from qualified members of the four designated groups: women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and visible minorities. Applicants are invited to identify themselves if they belong to any of the four designated groups.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Kamloops, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-09-24
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