Accounting Clerk
Department: Finance
Close Date: 08/15/2022
Full Time
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada - S4P 2K1

Regina Open Door Society



Central Administration & Finance

Position Title

Accounting Clerk

Work Hours

Monday to Friday 8:00 to 4:30

Closing Date

August 15, 2022

Mission Statement

The Regina Open Door Society RODS is a non-profit organization that provides settlement and integration services to refugees and immigrants in Regina. RODS is committed to meeting the needs of newcomers by offering programs and services that enable them to achieve their goals and participate fully in the larger community.

Position Summary

The Accounting Clerk is responsible for providing administrative and bookkeeping services in order to ensure effective and efficient operation of the Central Administration & Finance Department. This position works closely with the Accounting & Payroll Clerk, Inter-office Administrative Coordinator and other front desk support.


This individual must possess knowledge of the Sage accounting program, common payroll practices, analyzing information, general math and data entry skills. They will have excellent communication skills in both written and verbal, thoroughness with attention to detail, problem solving skills, willingness to learn new applications and processes and the ability to prioritize projects. Works well in a team setting and autonomously little supervision and willingness to co-operate with others and work to the greater good of the organization and clients.

  • Post-secondary courses of at least two years in an area such as accounting or finance;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications Word, Excel, Outlook;
  • Proficient in Sage formerly Simply Accounting;
  • Knowledge of customer services principles and practices;
  • Clean Criminal Record


  • Knowledge of applicable accounting principles and/or
  • Ability to accurately compile, calculate, summarize, and process
  • Ability to check and verify documentation for completeness and accuracy in accordance with applicable policies and procedures.
  • Proven proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Sage formerly Simply Accounting.
  • Ability to clearly and concisely compose correspondence, reports and other
  • Ability to verbally provide clear, concise and accurate explanations of policies, procedures, and other
  • Ability to calmly listen, assess and clarify problems and respond with options to clients, co-workers and/or vendors who may be angry, confused, or upset.
  • Ability to work independently and work co-operatively with others in a team environment to establish, build and maintain positive work relationships and to ensure deadlines, goals and objectives are met.
  • Ability to plan and organize a large volume of work taking into consideration frequent interruptions, and conflicting and changing priorities to meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain and archive hard copy or electronic records management systems in order to quickly locate and retrieve information when needed.
  • Ability to input, edit, and retrieve information on a computer using various software packages and applications with accuracy and within established timelines.
  • Ability to accurately perform complex mathematical

Duties and Responsibilities

The efficient day-to-day operation of RODS' culturally diverse organization is maintained through a collaborative approach with the Executive Director, managers and staff through consensus based decision making. The Accounting Clerk's responsibilities will include:

Bookkeeping services:

  • Perform bookkeeping duties such as filing, recording and posting day-to-day transactions accurately and efficiently;
  • Process accounts payable;
  • Record and post monthly Administrative overheads;
  • Record and post capital asset depreciation journal;
  • Updating General Ledgers for program managers;
  • Maintain and update accounting records with cooperation of Accountant;
  • Ensure source documents such as invoices and receipts are coded to the appropriate program and account;
  • Reconcile bank, advance, and credit card accounts in Sage;
  • Reconcile all vendor statements;
  • Forward all invoices to the appropriate programs/individuals;
  • Payroll benefits adjustment;
  • Answer questions from colleagues and vendors about invoices and accounts payable quickly and accurately;
  • Complete credit applications, as requested;
  • Process interpreter and basic household needs receipts or invoices whenever requested by Inter-office Administrative Coordinator;
  • Process monthly Childcare

Payroll services:

  • Back-up:

Receptionist and administrative services:

  • Work closely with Inter-office Administrative Coordinator to ensure asset inventory is accurate and up- to-date.

Other duties:

  • Back up of Sage Accounting Program on a daily
  • Any other duties as requested by

Working Conditions

Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment with extensive employees and public contact and frequent interruptions. Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM with a one hour unpaid lunch break and every second Friday or Monday off.

Salary Level/Classification

Accounting Clerk, IT - $26.94 per hour, $47,279.59 annually entry level Please submit your cover letter and application by following this link