Job Posting 64057

Documentation Clerk
BC Housing
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas, Victoria, BC
closes in 12 days (Wed, 7 Oct)
full time


Job ID:  3524


Location:  VICTORIA, BC







Under the direction of the Regional Administrative Services Manager, the Documentation Clerk is responsible for providing financial and administrative support relating to the operations and maintenance functions within the Region. This position works closely with other departments, internal and external stakeholders and various positions to perform basic accounting and accounts payable duties and responsibilities for the Region. The work involves database entry and maintenance, processing of invoices and work orders, reconciling, verifying receipt of goods and posting batches, and liaising with a variety of contacts to ensure timely payment of accounts and invoices.




The successful candidate will have the following:



  • High school graduation plus completion of a comprehensive post-secondary course in office or business administration from a recognized educational institution
  • Minimum of two years related experience in a comparable work environment which includes bookkeeping or basic understanding of accounting

Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the employer



  • Sound knowledge of rules, practices, and procedures of office and program administration
  • Sound knowledge of basic accounting principles and processes
  • Some knowledge of maintenance and construction terminology is an asset
  • Sound proficiency in standard word processing, database, and other relevant applications (e.g. MS Office Suite)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to type 50 wpm minimum
  • Ability to comprehend instructions and process a large volume of work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail while meeting prescribed deadlines
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt within an evolving environment
  • Ability to exercise good judgement and handle confidential matters with tact and initiative
  • Ability to work independently and on a team in a high-pressure environment


How to Apply:


Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  This information will be used as part of the selection process.

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