Accounting Associate

Royal Road University
February 16, 2024
Offerd Salary:$57,752
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Working Time:Full time
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Royal Roads University is located on the traditional lands of the Lekwungen- speaking Peoples, the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations. This land has been part of the fabric of the life of Indigenous communities long before Hatley Castle was built, and it will be long into the future. It is with gratitude that we now learn and work here, where the past, present and future of Indigenous and non-Indigenous students, faculty and staff come together. Located in one of Canada's most beautiful National Historic Sites, RRU is just minutes from downtown Victoria, British Columbia and is surrounded by old growth forest and awe-inspiring ocean and mountain views. RRU is a special-purpose university that delivers high-quality applied and professional programs. Established by the provincial government in 1995 through the Royal Roads University Act, RRU was created with a unique mandate and governance structure to respond to the labour market needs of British Columbia. RRU has over 34,000 alumni in 92 countries. With a reputation for innovation, RRU is a leader in the delivery of blended learning programs, which combine intensive residency experiences with online course work.

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Job Title

Accounting Associate

Division Department

Royal Roads University -> Office of the Vice-President, Finance and Operations -> Financial Services & Financial Planning

Recruitment Type

Regular Full Time



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Job Description

Under the general direction of the Manager, Accounting, the Accounting Associate (Accounts Payable & Contracts) is responsible for the timely and accurate processing of supplier and contractor invoices, requisitions and other payment requests, in compliance with University policies and Canada Revenue Agency guidelines. The Accounting Associate is part of the finance team and assists with accounts receivable processing, prepares account reconciliations and general accounting support.

Job Requirements

  • Completion of diploma in relevant post-secondary education (Business Administration, Commerce, Finance, Accounting, etc)
  • At least 3 years of related accounting and administrative experience.
  • Demonstrated financial abilities, including accounts payable functions, and cash management.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage high volume, high-pressure workload and deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task, set priorities, and cope with constant interruptions.
  • Accuracy and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Organized self starter with strong time-management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to exercise initiative, good judgment, confidentiality, and diplomacy.
  • Skilled in the use of personal computers including related software packages (MSOffice suite of programs). Knowledge of Agresso accounting system an asset.
  • Developed communications skills (verbal and written), including an ability to communicate effectively with a variety of client types (vendors, contractors, faculty, support staff, senior management, other professionals).
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution and team building skills.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills
  • Additional Information

    This is a regular, full-time position working 37.5 hours per week. This position has been evaluated at ADM-D with a salary range of $57,752 (minimum) to $67,849 (midpoint) to $77,946 (maximum) per annum. Employment offers will normally be made between the minimum and midpoint of the range and are determined by knowledge, experience and internal equity. The University is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefit package. Royal Roads University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

    While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates shortlisted for further consideration will be contacted. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, you will need to be legally eligible to work in Canada for the duration of the employment contract. If you require any form of accommodation throughout the recruitment process, please contact us directly at [email protected] attention: Lorisha Bühler or 250-391-2600 extension 4408 so we can offer you individualized assistance and ensure equity in our recruitment and hiring process. ALL COMPETITIONS WILL CLOSE AT 10.00 P.M. ON THE DATE OF CLOSING

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