Finance Assistant

Finance Assistant

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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Accounting & Finance

Contract

04/23/2024

211777

Join a top employer and advance your career. Aplin has partnered with a Saskatoon-based company to hire a Finance Assistant for an immediate long-term temporary opportunity. 
 
Benefits & Perks:
  • Long-term temporary opportunity with the Federal Government 
  • Potential to extend 
Responsibilities:
  • Review, create, and modify purchase orders for accuracy 
  • Data entry of invoices 
  • Reviewing financial records to ensure invoices are coded accurately 
  • Maintain accurate records for the Finance department 
  • Assist with financial audits and make recommendations to the management team
  • Other accounting-related duties as assigned
Qualifications:
  • Post-secondary education in Accounting 
  • One to two plus years of experience with Accounts Payable or as a Finance Clerk 
  • A combination of education and experience will be considered
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial information
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality concerning financial files
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Sound analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Very effective organizational skills and time management skills
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy is necessary
  • Good computer skills including the ability to operate in a computerized accounting environment
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office software applications is an asset
  • Accurately perform data entry of accounts payable and purchase order transactions
  • Ability to effectively analyze information and report on it
  • Basic to intermediate Excel skills 
  • Experience working in a larger organization and/or experience working in a Government or procurement office would be an asset 
  • Ability to work occasional overtime as required 


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