Office Assistant, Accounting

Financial Services
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Closing date: 
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 17:00
Employment status: 
Full or part time: 
Competition status: 
Job description: 

Reporting to the Director, Financial Services, you will undertake a wide range of administrative functions supporting the Financial Services department.  You will primarily be responsible for reception, daily AP invoice registration; scanning and filing of VISA statements and AP invoices; other filing, processing outgoing and incoming financial services mail; processing cheque runs; and cash receipts pickup from various departments.

  • Minimum of one year, related office administration experience (AP experience and asset).
  • College certificate in office administration an asset.
  • Ability to multi task, set priorities, and cope with interruptions.
  • Orderly, efficient and accurate.  Attention to detail essential.
  • Ability to work independently and with the team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to exercise initiative, good judgment, confidentiality and diplomacy.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform consistently to a high standard under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of MS Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Agresso experience an asset.
Application submission information: 

This is a temporary full-time position working for 37.5 hours per week for approximately one year with the possibility of extension. The position has been evaluated at Grade 1 and the recruitment range starts at $33,126 per annum.  The University is pleased to offer a percentage in lieu of vacation.

To apply, please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae (preferably in electronic format) to with a subject line of:

17-007-A0152 – Last name, First name

Or mail to:

Human Resources - Career Opportunities
Royal Roads University
2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, BC   V9B 5Y2
Fax:  (250) 391-2570 Tel:  (250) 391-2511

The competition will begin on January 13, 2017 and will close on January 30, 2017; however, the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found.  

While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted. RRU is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply however; Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.

If you are sending your application via e-mail, please ensure that your electronic file is saved in MS Word or Adobe format.