Vancouver Talmud Torah Accounting Clerk Contract in Lower Mainland, BC

Vancouver Talmud Torah

Branch Lower Mainland BC CA

Accounting Clerk
Lower Mainland, BC

Verify and code accounts payable invoices; Issue invoices to customers; VTT currently has an opening for a part-time (0.70 FTE), one-year contract (maternity…

Founded in 1934, Vancouver Talmud Torah (VTT) is proud to be one of the largest Jewish day schools in Western Canada, serving a population of more than 500 students from preschool to Grade 7. As a traditional Jewish day school, VTT is dedicated to producing well-rounded, well-prepared and spiritually grounded students with a commitment to Jewish traditions and values. At VTT, we offer a thoughtful balance of general and Judaic studies designed to excite, inspire and challenge each child.

VTT currently has an opening for a part-time (0.70 FTE), one-year contract (maternity coverage) Accounting Clerk. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the successful candidate will have a passion for excellent customer service, sound reporting and letter writing skills, the ability to work independently, and be fluent in oral and written English. The candidate will have a proven ability to show empathy, assertiveness, tact and resilience, strong attention to details and confidentiality, and have the ability to relate to people from a variety of backgrounds.

Job Duties

Bookkeeping & Data Entry Duties:

  • Verify and code accounts payable invoices;
  • Prepare source data for computer entry by reviewing data for deficiencies, resolving discrepancies by using standard procedures or returning incomplete documents to the department head for resolution;
  • Enter data into accounting system, verify data entered;
  • Maintain accounting records by making copies, scanning copies to Finance drive, and filing documents; and
  • Reconcile various other accounts and post reconciling entries as requested.

Accounts Receivable & Collection Duties:

  • Enter customer and account data into accounting system and electronic customer files;
  • Verify entered customer and account data by reviewing, correcting, deleting, or re-entering data, purging files to eliminate duplication of data;
  • Issue invoices to customers;
  • Collect and process payments;
  • Create a list of people who have not made payments and organize list according to severity of delinquency;
  • Inform clients of overdue accounts and amount currently due, attempt to collect payment;
  • Prepare and issue collection notices, follow-up by phone when required; and
  • Record cash receipts and make bank deposits, process credit card payments.

Administrative Duties:

  • Draft letters and documents as requested;
  • Research, analyze and summarize information;
  • Create spreadsheets;
  • Perform administrative and office support functions as requested;
  • Filing, scanning documents onto Finance drive; and
  • Prepare information for accounting team and auditors as requested.

General Duties

  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing duties and tasks in an efficient, reliable and accurate manner;
  • Maintain customer and organizational confidence by keeping information confidential; and
  • Deliver a consistent and professional level of service.

Education and Experience:

  • Knowledge of bookkeeping and generally accepted accounting principles;
  • Two to three years of bookkeeping experience;
  • Minimum one year of data entry experience;
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a working knowledge of Sage (AccPac) accounting software;
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software, specifically Word, Excel and Outlook; and
  • Some experience with databases is preferred.

Please send cover letter stating salary expectations. No phone calls please. While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Surrey, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-01
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