Accounting Clerk

Thompson Rivers University
April 04, 2024
Offerd Salary:$28.36 - $31.51
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
Working type:N/A
Ref info:N/A

Application Restrictions

Open to both Internal and external

Job Type

Support Staff (CUPE)

Posting In effect from


Closing Application Date


Closing date for internal CUPE applicants


Applications will be reviewed commencing the “closing date for internal CUPE applicants” and may continue until the position is filled.

Internal CUPE applicants must submit their application by 4pm on the “closing date for internal CUPE applicants” for their Seniority to be recognized. Applications received after the "closing date for internal CUPE applicants" will be considered alongside external applicants.

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Support Type


Anticipated Start Date


Position End Date (If Applicable)

The Hours of work are subject to change depending upon departmental requirements


The hours of work will be Monday to Friday, 7 hours a day, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Schedule Description


Provides a variety of clerical and accounting functions within the Finance Division. Performs functions of Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable Clerks and Campus Cashier.


  • Accurately performs general data entry in ERP and other financial systems (Excel, Word Banner, FAST and others as needed) for the Finance Division, including select general functions of accounts payable and accounts receivable including: processing of invoices, cheque requisitions and accounts payable and accounts receivable documents, journal entries and inter-departmental invoices.
  • Collects, opens, date stamps and distributes departmental incoming mail; prepares outgoing mail.
  • Provides reception duties within the Finance Division including answering phones, directing visitors, responding to internal and external queries and replies to routine correspondence.
  • Performs clerical functions such as maintaining and ordering office supplies and sets up and maintains relevant filing systems and records.
  • Trains and assists other staff in clerical functions.
  • Provides support and analysis for project assistance.
  • Additional duties as they pertain to the Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable Clerk job and Campus Cashier descriptions.
  • REPORTS TO As designated



  • Grade 12, plus completion of two year diploma, including introduction to accounting and Microsoft Office

  • Two years' related accounting experience

  • Works effectively and cooperatively with all students, staff, faculty and customers
  • Required to deal with staff and clients with courtesy, tact and diplomacy
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills
  • Ability to perform electronic data entry at 45 wpm
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Experience with computerized accounting systems
  • Basic knowledge of accounting procedures and data entry

  • Sitting at desk and computer for long periods of time
  • General office conditions.
  • The salary for the above position is determined by the Collective Agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4879, as it presently exists.

    Pay Band

    $28.36 - $31.51 ( CUPE Grade 07 (90% - 100%) )

    Salary rate

    This Position is not subject to a 90% start rate for new Employees.


    Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)

    # of Hires Needed


    Organizational Unit

    Thompson Rivers University -> Finance -> Treasury

    Diversity and Inclusion Commitment:

    Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to hiring based on merit with a focus on fostering diversity of thought within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, Indigenous, Black and People of Colour, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

    NOTE: To learn more about Thompson Rivers University or living in Kamloops or Williams Lake please visit our Careers website. External Candidates invited to interview will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview.

    From this employer

    Recent blogs

    Recent news