Accounting Assistant

1 week ago
Job ID
# Positions
Job Type
Full Time
Job Industry
Accounting and Auditing Services
Career Level
Entry Level
Years of Experience

Job Description

Here is your chance to put your reviewing and auditing skills to use.  Enrich your accounting career now !


Reporting to the Supervisor, Accounting the successful candidate will -

  • Review, audit and print accounts payable cheques;
  • Notify internal and external customers if arrangements have been made in advance for cheques to be picked up when ready;
  • Verify incidentals/mileage claims for compliance to corporate policies;
  • Print any off-cycle payroll cheques; maintain security of cartridge and cheque stock;
  • Ensure print quality of cheques meet bank standards before distribution;
  • Ensure attachments are included with the correct cheque;
  • Maintain accurate organized log of all completed special instruction forms.
  • Electronic funds transfers (EFTs) and Vendor visa payments automated (VPAs) are also audited.





  • ​Post-secondary education with accounting courses or a minimum of 2 years Accounts Payable experience especially with the cheque process.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with an accounts payable computer system/application, SAP is preferred.
  • Demonstrate working ability with Microsoft Office computer applications.
  • Must be a team player as well as work with little supervision.
  • Good mathematical, interpersonal and communication skills are required.
  • Ability to deal effectively and diplomatically with other departments, financial institutions and the public is essential. 







Note:  This is a contract up to six months

Hours of Work: 35 hour per week

Salary: $ 25.15 - $ 33.53

Closing Date: 22 November 2017

Number of Openings: 1 Temporary Full-time

Department/Division/Unit: Corporate Services / Finance / Financial and Treasury Services

Work Location: 300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga, ON





A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, at his or her own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.
We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act.


 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform City Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act .        




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