Deadline Date: 2020/02/21

Location:  Kenora

Do you have finance and administration experience? Consider this opportunity to showcase your accounting skills and provide financial and administrative support services to the Kenora Jail.

Posting Date:
 1430 River Dr
Start Date:
Number of positions:
Days of work:
Business, Finance and Administration
What can I expect to do in this role? In this role, you will: 
Process accounts payable and maintain the institutional reporting systems; 
Process direct billing, transfer payments and journal entries;
Reconcile purchase orders, invoices and offender trust accounts;
Ensure accuracy of accounting and purchasing records;
Perform purchasing and supply functions;
Perform daily cash float transactions;
Arrange travel for staff, including booking of flights and rental vehicles;
Provide other general office and clerical support services.
Financial Knowledge and Skills 
You have knowledge of accounting principles and practices. 
You have financial skills to provide accounts payable and accounting services.
You have strong arithmetic skills to process accounts payable, calculate and reconcile accounts and invoices.
You are proficient in financial information systems and software applications (e.g., IFIS) as well as MS Word and Excel. Analytical and Problem Solving Skills
You can verify the accuracy of financial information, invoices and transactions.
You can identify and resolve discrepancies and issues within established procedures and guidelines.
You can exercise good judgement when working with confidential information.
You have the ability to interpret and apply policies, procedures, guidelines and instructions. Office Administration Skills You have experience and skills in providing general office administration and clerical support.
You have knowledge of office practices, and you can process mails and use office equipment. Communication and Interpersonal Skills
You can explain and provide accurate information on accounts payable and financial procedures.
You can communicate effectively with managers and staff.
You demonstrate courtesy, tact and diplomacy when answering phone calls and responding to routine inquiries.
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
1. You must apply online at
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Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
Position Title:
 Talent Specialist
Company Name:
 Ontario Public Service
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