Accounting Technician III
General Accounting, Finance

Are you looking for an excellent opportunity to gain more experience in Finance? The general accounting team has an excellent full-time term opportunity for an accounting technician III.

In this position, the incumbent will ensure accurate banking transaction records; prepare journal entries and perform monthly reconciliations of university bank accounts, general ledger accounts, and related tasks; and assist with reviewing and posting of various external journal entries. This position will also allow the incumbent to gain supervisory and mentorship experience by overseeing one (1) accounting technician II.

The successful candidate must have a minimum of two (2) years accounting or business diploma and a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a mid-sized computerized accounting office. Supervisory experience is an asset. Equivalencies will be considered.

The general accounting team is looking for a suitable candidate with the following skills and abilities:

• experience in reconciliations
• intermediate level with Excel
• demonstrated understanding of business processes
• strong analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills
• detail-oriented and able to work well under pressure
• good verbal and written communication skills
• demonstrate strong investigative and analytical skills
• able to work diplomatically with issues/concerns/confidentiality as they arise
• takes initiative and is highly motivated to learn

This position is open to internal candidates only.

This team invites applicants who want to work in a friendly team-oriented work environment to continue to grow and learn in their careers. We are willing to develop the right candidate into this position.

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 Term (approximately 14 months)
Salary $52,034 to $67,645 per annum
Closing Date Thursday, September 4, 2014
Competition No. 14.08.124
Apply In Person/By Mail MacEwan University
Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2

Fax: (780) 497-5430
Apply Online Apply Now

Personal Information Collection Notification
Personal information is being collected to determine your qualifications for employment and used to manage the staffing program of Grant MacEwan University. This information is collected, used and protected under the authority of and in accordance with the provisions of the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. It may be provided to non-HR members of a hiring and interview panel if your application advances to that stage of the hiring process. If you have any questions about these arrangements, please contact: Assistant Director, Human Resources, Human Resources Department, University Services Centre, Rm. 10-600, 10700-104 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 4S2 or phone (780) 497-5434.