Accounting Clerk II

Requisition ID: 5182 


The City of Vancouver is striving to become the greenest city in the world by 2020 and we are proud to be one of BC's Top Employers, Canada's Best Diversity Employers, and one of Canada's Greenest Employers. With employees that have helped Vancouver consistently rank as one of the world's most livable cities, the City values a diverse workforce which represents the vibrant community we so proudly serve.

Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.


Main Purpose & Function

Serving the Community Services business units including Civic Theatres, the incumbent performs a variety of accounting and clerical duties in accordance with established procedures. The work is usually varied and errors could result in financial loss. Main functions are to record monthly financial transactions including, but not limited to, billing, receivables and collections, preparation of journal entries and SAP work orders, cash float replenishment and cash float spot audit, monthly accruals and reconciliations. Providing these services in an effective and efficient manner will ensure that the business units’ finances are accurate and up to date.


Reporting to the Manager of Business Unit Accounting, the Accounting Clerk is a key member of the Finance Team supporting Community Services business units, working collaboratively with the business units’ management and operational teams, Accounting Operations staff, as well as external parties.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Processes accounts receivables including invoicing, receipting, collection and ageing reports in event booking system and SAP.
  • Creates work orders in SAP.
  • Prepares journal entries and accruals for various revenue and expenditures accounts.
  • Prepares monthly and yearend reconciliations and audit working papers.
  • Records and prepares reports for various revenues including food and beverage sales, merchandise, parking, ticket surcharges.
  • Maintains and administers Civic Theatre Cash floats, processes change orders and performs periodic cash counts.
  • Monitors credit card issues and coordinates resolutions.
  • Assists in the preparation of financial reports by collecting and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Participates in testing and implementing software improvements upgrades to existing and new systems and processes as required..
  • Performs other duties/responsibilities as assigned.



  • Completion of diploma program in Accounting or a similar field, plus some related experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • At least one (1) year related experience including the use of accounting and office software applications or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Working knowledge of the generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Working knowledge of SAP or other large-scale ERPs.
  • Proficiency with MSExcel. Database skills are an asset.
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, attention to detail.
  • Ability to prepare standardized financial statements and reports.

Business Unit/Department: Finance, Risk & Business Plan (1150) 

Affiliation: CUPE 15 Non Pks 

Employment Type: Regular Full Time 

Position Start Date:  October 16, 2017

Salary Information: Pay Grade GR-018: $27.44 to $32.29 per hour


Application Close:  September 22, 2017

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion.  

Job Segment: Clerical, ERP, SAP, Database, Testing, Administrative, Technology

Apply now »