Accounting Technician II, Accounts Receivable

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centred teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.

The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include preparation for university and college, English as a Second Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Alberta College Conservatory of Music.

This position is only open to internal candidates.

The Accounts Receivable department at MacEwan University is recruiting for an accounting technician II – refunds & sponsorships. This position is mainly accountable for ensuring that student refunds, sponsorships, awards, scholarships and bursaries are accurately processed in a timely manner. The ideal candidate will take pride in the responsibility of being a point of contact when it comes to accounts receivable inquiries mostly pertaining to refunds and sponsorships. The incumbent will also liaise with various internal departments to perform their tasks and develop cohesive relationships with those they interact with.

Applicants should possess strong analytical, problem solving, interpersonal and organizational skills and be detail oriented. The incumbent will possess excellent communication skills both verbal and written as well as have a strong customer service background. The successful incumbent will be a highly motivated, self-directed individual and deal diplomatically with issues/concerns/confidentiality as they arise. Strong work experience with use of Microsoft Office applications is preferred; working knowledge of PeopleSoft applications is an asset.

Applicants must have a post-secondary diploma in accounting or related discipline, along with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a mid to large size computerized accounting environment preferably in Accounts Receivable. Related work experience equivalencies will also be considered. Experience in other accounting functions such as Accounts Payable, in addition to Accounts Receivable, is an asset.

This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association collective agreement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full-Time Continuing
Salary $49,307 to $64,099 per annum
Closing Date Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Competition No. 14.12.184
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Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2

Fax: (780) 497-5430
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