Accounting Clerk (Banking)

  • Location: CBU
  • Competition Number: AS347P
  • Deadline: January 24, 2024 at 11:59 pm

CBU invites applications for the position of Accounting Clerk (Banking) in the Finance Office. This is a Full-Time Continuing Role.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing accurate and timely accounting support for the Finance Department of the University. The incumbent tracks banking information, including wire payments, receipts, and transfers between bank accounts; prepares invoices for individuals and businesses outside of the University; ensures proper and timely follow up; troubleshoots accounting and banking problems for the Finance Office and University departments; and provides back up for Buyer/Purchasing Clerk.

The candidate will also be asked to utilize and monitor CBUs ERP (Colleague), BMO Online Banking, CIBC Payments, Access Online banking, Moneris, MS Office and Finance databases. Some other duties will include maintaining up-to-date knowledge of Finance Office policies and procedures. As well as maintain familiarity with international financial transfer procedures, including conversion of funds.

Some qualifications for this position are as listed:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field.
  • Introductory accounting course required, additional accounting courses an asset.
  • One (1) year experience in a business environment working with accounting functions such as bank reconciliations, receivables, payables, invoicing, etc.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.

Applications must be received by January 24, 2024.

The union affiliation of this position is with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 3131. Salary level is Band A6

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Cape Breton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Cape Breton University

Human Resources Dept.

1250 Grand Lake Road

Sydney, NS B1M 1A2