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Student - Accounting & Administration Clerk

Student - Accounting & Administration Clerk

Competition Number 
Infrastructure & Operations
Posting Category 
Central Support
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CUPE Local 87
CA-ON-Thunder Bay
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More information about this job

As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Thunder Bay encourages applications from Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.


Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.


Application forms must reference the competition number and be submitted to Human Resources.


If you are offered a position as a summer student, you will be required to show proof of completing a full-time academic year (September to April) in 2017/2018 at a school, college, university or other educational institution. You may also be required to show proof of validity of your driver’s licence, professional licences, and/or education when such certification constitutes a job requirement or corporate program requirement.






Job Description

Position Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the Supervisor – Financial Services performs accounting functions, customer service delivery, records management activities, and administrative functions, including, but not limited to, the following:


  1. Prepares and maintains records related to infrastructure.
  2. Prepares purchase requisitions, goods receipts, purchase orders and processes vendor payments.
  3. Performs customer service activities and takes appropriate action for resolution including dispatch.
  4. Records requests and resolutions according to Departmental policies and procedures.
  5. Performs work order management activities resulting in preventive maintenance & repair schedules.
  6. Processes invoices for internal and external services.
  7. Monitors and analyzes postings in capital and operating budgets for accuracy and takes corrective action.
  8. Audits transactions for credit card expenses.
  9. Performs records management activities & manual & computerized filing.
  10. Gathers, reviews & analyzes data for preparation of statistical & information reports.
  11. Performs administrative functions and stenographic duties including typing, reception, mail, and office supply maintenance.
  12. Performs such other related duties as may be assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Secondary school graduation, together with post-secondary courses in accounting; or a recognized bookkeeping course together with one year of office experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be at a basic level in keyboard, word processing and spreadsheets.
  • Must have good customer service and communication skills.
  • Must be courteous and tactful in dealing with the public.