Job Opportunity: 1.0 FTE Accounting Coordinator

Job Opportunity: 1.0 FTE Accounting Coordinator
Posted on 02/15/2023

Aspen View Public Schools, with a division office located in the town of Athabasca, is a rural school division providing diverse and innovative programming to students in a number of communities. The division is unique in that it is surrounded by a multitude of lakes, golf courses and trails that appeal to an active, outdoor lifestyle while still being in close proximity to larger urban centers.

Reporting to the Secretary-Treasurer, the Accounting Coordinator is primarily responsible for overall accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable and cash receipting. They provide guidance and direction to 10 school business managers ensuring proper execution of accounting procedures in accordance with internal controls, board policy, Alberta Education reporting requirements and CRA regulations.

The successful candidate will be responsible for tasks such as, but not limited to:

  • Bank reconciliations;
  • Payroll review;
  • Administration of purchase cards and financial systems on a division and school-based level;
  • Perform internal audits of school-based accounting system;
  • Monthly financial statements and reporting to Alberta Education;
  • Assist with external audits;
  • Liaise with department heads and school administrators for the preparation of annual budgets;
  • Prepare miscellaneous reports, journal entries and transaction processing, including annual and quarterly statutory reporting for GST, charities and WCB;
  • Review and audit accounts receivable and accounts payable;
  • Liaise with insurance provider(s) regarding status of claims.

The required skills and qualifications include:

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Accounting or Business Administration, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Relevant experience in public administration in the public sector.

Submit resumes to Aspen View Human Resources in Microsoft Word or PDF format, along with two references by 12:00 noon, on March 3, 2023. A current criminal record check including vulnerable sector check, dated within the past six (6) months, must be provided prior to an employment contract being issued.

For further information contact Neil O’Shea, Superintendent at 780-675-7080 Ext. 03.

We appreciate interest in this position; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Competition Number: DO202309

Human Resources
Aspen View Public Schools
E-Mail – [email protected]

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