Job Posting 72905

Financial Clerk
Open Door Group
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Vancouver & Working from Home
closes in 2 days (Sun, 1 Aug)
full time  •  $21.35/hr

Financial Clerk 2


Salary: $21.35 per hour (Grid 10, Step 1)

Hours of Work: 9:00am – 4:42pm

Days of Work: Monday – Friday

Days Off: Saturday, Sunday

Date Posted: July 2, 2021

Closing Date: Once filled

Commencement Date: ASAP

Status: Permanent, Full-Time

Work Area: Vancouver, BC


Please note: This position will be based remotely from the employee's home for the foreseeable future. Equipment will be provided. For onboarding and training, some in-person 1:1 meetings may be required.


About Open Door Group:


Open Door Group is a non-profit organization that has been serving communities across British Columbia since 1976.  Today, we continue to provide tailored employment services to individuals and businesses to build strong workforce ecosystems and thriving communities.


Certified as a Great Place to Work™, and ranked as one of the Top 50 Mid-Size Employers in Canada in 2021, we pride ourselves on modeling a culture of authenticity and transparency. Our core values are based on the genuine belief that all individuals have the ability to succeed and are the drivers of their own success, and we aim to support lifelong learning and career success for the people we serve, as well as our employees.


As a Certified Living Wage Employer, Open Door Group strives to offer competitive wages and benefits for our staff. All permanent staff at Open Door Group receive a comprehensive, 100% employer-paid benefits package, a municipal pension plan, and supplemental benefits including earned days off and ongoing professional development. Open Door Group also offers an Employee and Family Assistance program to support the well-being of each of our staff.


 Job Summary: 


Reporting to the Accounting Administrator 2, the Financial Clerk 2 performs complex duties related to accounts receivable, billings, and/or accounts/client payments, including posting to general ledger and reconciliations, and preparing monthly government claim for approval.




  1. Processes financial information such as payroll, accounts receivable, billing and/or accounts payable by performing duties such as entering and updating records using a computerized system, posting accounts payable entries to the general ledger, completing trial balances, following up on overdue accounts and making decisions regarding related action. Identifies reasons for discrepancies and takes corrective action.
  2. Maintains records and compiles information including preparing records of employment and WCB employer claim forms.
  3. Performs analyses and summaries such as calculating retroactive payments and entitlements and preparing salary costing projections.
  4. Assists with the preparation of financial statements and annual T-4 slips, and collects information required for budgets and audits.
  5. Performs routine cash management duties such as recording and issuing client payments; receiving, recording, and balancing cash transactions; preparing and making bank deposits; reconciling bank statements, and maintaining and balancing petty cash accounts.
  6. Prepares monthly government claims for review and approval. Submits monthly claims. 
  7. Answers inquiries by telephone and in person. Identifies problems and takes corrective action.
  8. Verifies client payment related information and data and reconciles data with financial reporting systems, using Integrated Client Management and Contract Financial Management softwares.
  9. Maintains records, gathers and compiles information and documents such as data required for budget preparation and lists of overdue accounts and sends out reminders as directed.
  10. Performs administrative support duties.
  11. Performs other related duties are assigned.


 Required Qualifications:


  • Accounting Certificate
  • Recent, related experience of two years
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Or other Qualifications determined to be reasonable and relevant to the level of work.


 Skills and Abilities:


  • Knowledge of practices and procedures related to accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll
  • Knowledge of Great Plains Accounting Software
  • Microsoft Excel Skills; Advanced
  • Ability to do financial calculations
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others
  • Ability to operate related software and systems
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position


 How to Apply:


Please click the "Apply for this Job" button on this page, and follow the steps to enter your personal information and submit your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are suitable for the role. Please do not submit your application by emailing us.


Open Door Group values diversity and is committed to providing an inclusive work environment. We are looking for qualified individuals who represent, at all job levels, the diversity of the people we serve and encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, individuals of all genders and sexual orientation, origin and ethnic affiliations, disability, age, and religion.


We strive to ensure an accessible experience for candidates. If you require an alternative method to submit your application, please email us  or contact us toll-free at 1 866 377 3670 and ask to speak with an HR representative.


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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