Finance Assistant

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Finance Assistant

    Job Description

    Finance Assistant

    Position Summary

    The Finance Assistant will support the daily financial operations of Homeward Trust administratively and operationally to ensure any necessary processing is handled on a timely basis.

    Reporting Structure

    The Finance Assistant reports to the Manager of Finance or other related positions as may be determined by the Executive Director.

    Primary Objectives

    ; Works in conjunction with the Manager, Finance, Funding Facilitators and to ensure all

    documents, claims, and cheque requisitions are processed and filed in accordance with the

    policies and procedures of the Organization.

    ; Ensures appropriate documentation of all stages through processing financial information,

    entering information into the database, retrieving required data, and performing financial

    activities, as requested.

    Essential Functions

    ; Calculate, prepare and issue documents related to projects and other financial statements

    using computerized and manual systems.

    ; Assembly of claims. Ensures all supporting documentation is attached as necessary. ; Code, total, batch, enter, and verify transactions such as purchase orders, cheques,

    invoices, and cheque requisitions.

    ; Calculate costs of materials, overhead and other expenses based on estimates, quotations,

    and price lists.

    ; Ensures the accuracy of financial transactions conducting necessary reconciliation's,

    including investigation and resolution of differences.

    ; Perform related clerical duties, such as word processing, maintaining filing and record

    systems, faxing and photocopying.

    ; Good understanding of accounting principles and concepts.

    ; Knowledge of accounting processes, including accounts payable, accounts receivable,

    general ledger.

    ; Operates a variety of common office equipment such as computers, adding machines and

    scanner, facsimile and photocopying machines.

    ; From time to time, may be required to support other business services within the

    organization which include processing claims from other contracts and agreements that

    have not otherwise been assigned to Funding Facilitators.


    Professional Requirements

    ; Graduate of a recognized post-secondary institution with a focus on Finance, Accounting, or

    related specialty.

    ; Experience in: accounting, finance, to include handling accounts payable/receivable, and

    other data entry and processing.


    ; A combination of education and experience will be considered. Technical Knowledge and Skills

    ; Strong attention to detail

    ; Experience in working efficiently with AccPac, MS Word, Excel, Project, Access and Outlook

    ; Proven analytical and organizing skills Behaviours

    ; Values and respects individuals

    ; Able to handle repetitive tasks

    ; Manages time efficiently

    ; Resourceful, patient and well organized

Please submit your resume and cover letter by Friday, July 30, 2010 at 5pm MST to:

    Ron Gregg, Business Services Director

    Homeward Trust Edmonton

    6th Floor, 10242 105 Street

    Edmonton, AB T5J 3L5


    Fax: 780.496.2634

    Only candidates interviewed will be contacted.

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