Financial Clerk

Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission - Halifax, NS (27 days ago)

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Seeking an experienced Financial Clerk (FC) for a position located in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

The FC is responsible for due diligence on processing accounts payable invoices in a timely and accurate manner. Performing data entry and other clerical duties, such as maintaining filing and record systems.

The FC is proactive in communicating with Managing Lawyers and staff in the service offices to ensure effective financial oversight. The FC is an integral part of the finance team who works with and supports other members.

Ideal Abilities and Skills

  • Minimum 2 year post-secondary professional accounting training plus 2 years related experience or an acceptable equivalent of training combined with experience.
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles and concepts (payable, receivable, prepaids) (GAAP).
  • Proficient in spreadsheets, accounting and financial programs, Sage 300 would be considered an asset.
  • Proficiency with personal computers including knowledge and facility with Microsoft Office programs.
  • The FC must be able to perform administrative support duties.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, including attention to detail and accuracy, strong organizational skills, and a capacity to work under pressure of deadlines and multiple competing priorities.

Salary Level

Under review

Deadline for Applications

Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 4:00pm

Submit your resume with cover letter to:

Amy Dickson

Operations Administrative Assistant

Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission

920-1701 Hollis Street

Halifax, NS B3J 3M8

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. We have an Employment Equity Policy and welcome applications from historically disadvantaged groups, including: Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities, and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your application form, cover letter, or resume.

While we appreciate receiving all applications, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. All applications will be held in strict confidence.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract