An employee who, under direction of Principal or Site Supervisor performs a variety of administrative/financial and clerical duties. The nature of this position will require the Secretary to work in a stressful environment with constant interruptions and minimal supervision while meeting deadlines.
1. Possess a recognized Office Administration program certificate from a post secondary institution or equivalent business training institute. External applicants must have two (2) years recent previous experience in an office environment.
2. Training and demonstrated competence in the use of various computer programs, word processing, spreadsheets, and data bases is essential.
3. Familiarity with equipment, associated hardware and software used by the district. Training will be provided by the district.
4. Minimum of 50 words per minute typing with accuracy.
5. Exercises initiative, independent judgment and discretion. In the absence of the Principal or Site Supervisor must be able to make appropriate decisions and choices in a variety of situations and emergencies involving students, teachers, parents and the public.
6. May direct work to others as part of job duties.
7. Performs accounting duties related to the maintenance of trust accounts, petty cash and school/site budgets.
8.. Works as part of a team, maintaining a professional attitude and confidentiality in working relationships with all school personnel, students, parents and the public.
9. Works independently and manages time effectively with excellent organizational skills.
10. Follows School District and school/site policies, procedures, rules, regulations and guidelines.
11. Handles reception duties and deal with the public courteously.
12. Must have understanding and knowledge of safe work practices.
13. Perform other job related duties as may be assigned
An employee who, under the direction of the Secretary Treasurer or designate processes accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions in accordance with School District accounting policies and practices as well as Federal and Provincial tax regulations.
1. Training in accounting equivalent to a two (2) year Business Administration/Accounting diploma program or possess an Office Administration certificate and demonstrated two (2) years' related experience.
2. Training and experience in the use of various computerized accounting systems, databases and spreadsheets.
3. Thorough knowledge of accounting/general ledger systems and procedures, spreadsheet preparation, reconciliations, internal controls and applicable tax remittance procedures and reconciliations.
4. Current knowledge of Federal and Provincial tax regulations.
5. Must work independently with minimal supervision, with emphasis on accuracy and deadlines, timelines and strong organization skills.
6. Excellent communication and organizations skills and the ability to meet and deal effectively with employees, vendors, customers and the general public.
7. Must maintain strict confidentiality.
8. Must have understanding and knowledge of safe work practices.
9. Perform other job related duties as may be assigned
1. Work is indoors in clean, well-lighted and heated buildings.
2. Work can be stressful as there are time pressures and constant interruptions.
3. Will face a variety of situations requiring decision making and action in accordance with protocols prescribed by the Principal or Site Supervisor.
For more information please contact Brittany Deuling, Human Resources Advisor at 250-505-7061 or firstname.lastname@example.org
School District 8 supports equity hiring for Indigenous applicants.
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