Finance Clerk ID: 66152

Deadline Date: 2021/04/20

Location:  sioux lookout

The Finance Clerk processes accounts payable for commercial vendors (~$5,000,000 pa) as well as other payments (~$1,000,000 pa) which involves analysis of detailed invoices, reconciling vendor accounts and calculating applicable HST/GST rebates and input tax credits.

Posting Date:
 Sioux Lookout
 61 Queen Street
Start Date:
 8:30am to 4:30pm
 Salary Range: $45,686 to $55,621 per annum
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
 Business, Finance and Administration


  1. Perform day-to-day processing of accounts payable transactions to ensure Health Authority accounts are maintained and paid in an effective, timely and accurate manner:
  • Receive and verify invoices and purchase orders for goods and services
  • Verify that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures
  • Prepare invoice batches for data entry; ensure accurate coding and tax distributions
  • Enter/process invoices for payment and manage the weekly cheque runs
  • Prepare vendor cheques for mailing
  • Prepare other cheques as and when required
  • Maintain accounts payable sub ledger
  • Maintain updated vendor list, files and vendor numbers


  1. Maintain a quality management environment for accounts payable:
  • Ensure all procedures, checklists and systems are well-documented to facilitate audit and vacation coverage
  • Monitor and measure accounts payable turnover against a net30 standard.
  • Contribute to finance systems development by identifying opportunities for process improvements and for raising issues that affect productivity and efficiency.


  1. Monitor the payment and clearing of outstanding accounts to ensure business relationships remain current:
  • Reconcile monthly vendor statements
  • Generate and review aged accounts payables listings; follow up on all accounts more than 30 days old and notify senior management where accounts are more than 60 days past due
  • Ensure accounts payable sub ledgers remain in balance with control accounts


  1. Provide vacation coverage, analytical and administrative support in order to ensure effective and efficient office operations:
  • Apply knowledge of vendor transactions and billings to assist with preparation of program and project budgets and expenditure reports
  • Provide payroll coverage as required to maintain work flow
  • Maintain organized and up to date filing systems for all vendors, invoices and other payables documents; ensure the confidentiality and security of all financial files
  • Other related duties as required or assigned
  • Must be proficient in the following areas: sound grasp of accrual accounting and bookkeeping
  • Able to read and interpret the purchasing and financial policies, procedures and transactional documents
  • Working knowledge of computerized accounting programs, specifically Sage AccPac ERP
  • Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Computer skills including the ability to operate computerized accounting, spreadsheet, word-processing, web-based financial applications and email at a highly proficient level
  • Effective organization skills combined with excellent time management and stress management
  • Effective verbal, listening, and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and team building
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:

Please send cover letter, resume, three most recent employment references and an up-to-date Criminal Reference Check with a Vulnerable Person’s Sector Check to:

Human Resource Department

Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority

P.O. Box 1300, 61 Queen Street

Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1B8

Phone: (807) 737-1802

Fax: (807) 737-2969

Email: or apply online

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Ian Rose
Position Title:
 Finance Clerk
Company Name:
 Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority
 61 Queen Street
 Sioux Lookout
Postal Code:
 P8T 1B8
 807 737 1627
Web Address:

Apply Today!