Accounting Technician II – Student Receivables (12-month term)
Accounts Receivable & Ancillary Services
MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered 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 university preparation, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music.
Specific Duties and Accountabilities
The Accounts Receivable & Ancillary Services department has an exciting opportunity to for an Accounting Technician II – Student Receivables. The incumbent will be primarily responsible for student refunds, third-party contract set-up and invoicing, as well as applying professional development funding. The incumbent will take pride in ensuring the integrity and accuracy of student accounts and acting as a point of contact for student inquires. This position will be assigned other ad hoc duties and accountable for helping the team meets its objectives.
Skills and Abilities
Applicants should possess strong analytical, problem solving, interpersonal and organizational skills as well as being detail oriented. The ideal incumbent will also exhibit excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with a robust customer service background. We are looking for someone who is highly motivated, self-directed and deals diplomatically with issues or concerns. To be successful the incumbent must adhere to confidentiality agreements and maintaining privacy of personal information. The preferred incumbent will have intermediate level working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and experience working with PeopleSoft would be an asset.
Applicants must have a post-secondary diploma in accounting or a related discipline (equivalencies will be considered). The incumbent should also have at minimum three (3) years’ experience within a mid to large size computerized accounting environment, preferably in Accounts Receivable.
When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary. Our total compensation package includes:
• Competitive base pay
• Accrued vacation up to 15 days
• Excellent benefit package
• Continuous learning culture
This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association collective agreement. Please note; Article 22.1.1 (Grid Placement); initial salary placement for external candidates is limited to the first three steps of the salary grid.
MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
|Category||Full-Time Term (12 months)|
|Salary||MSA Band D $46,192 to $67,176 per annum|
|Closing Date||August 16, 2019|
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