Accounts Clerk- Spareboard

Closing: May 2, 2023
    Job Category: Support Staff (CUPE)

Accounts Clerk – Spareboard

The Greater Victoria School District provides public educational services to over 20,000 students in the Greater Victoria Area, encompassing six municipalities.  To provide this service, the District has a current operating budget of $210 million and employs approximately 3,500 staff; which includes, teachers, principals and vice-principals, support staff, psychologists, speech and language pathologists and exempt managerial staff.

Accounts Clerk – Schools performs a variety of routine and non-routine accounting functions in support of the school administrative team. Responsibilities include accounts payable, accounts receivable, monitoring school budgets, reconciling bank accounts, maintaining accurate financial records, and allocating purchasing card expenses. The Accounts Clerk – Schools must be able to perform these and other duties while working in a busy school office environment with constant interruptions; yet still meeting the needs of students, parents, and teachers.

The successful candidate must have Grade 12 or equivalent and completion of Financial Accounting 1 or equivalent, plus two (2) years specific financial accounting experience in a large automated financial department. A basic knowledge of fund accounting is required and experience with computerized accounting programs, Microsoft Word and Excel spreadsheet applications would be an asset. Short listed candidates will be assessed for skills.

Although this is currently an on-call position, it may lead to continuing employment in the future.  This position falls under the CUPE collective agreement at a pay rate of $26.25 per hour plus 13% in lieu of benefits. For a detailed job description, please click here.

To apply, please send your cover letter, resume, proof of qualifications and references to:

Greater Victoria School District No.61
Human Resource Services
556 Boleskine Road, Victoria, BC V8Z 1E8

While we appreciate all applications received, only those selected to be interviewed will be contacted.


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