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Temporary, Full-Time Summer Finance Assistant – Dryden

  • Full Time
  • Dryden, ON
  • 2024-05-23

Website Kenora District Services Board

Competition # SUM 24-28

Join Our Team – Temporary, Full-Time Finance Assistant – Dryden – Kenora District Services Board (

Dedicated to improving lives, the Kenora District Services Board (KDSB) is the integrated service delivery agency providing help and support when you need it. With forward-thinking and engaged employees, we deliver Ontario Works, Social Housing, Early Learning and Child Care, and Land Ambulance to current and future clients.

We are currently seeking to hire a temporary, full-time Finance Assistant for the summer located in Dryden, Ontario.  Our employees enjoy a healthy work environment, development opportunities, and an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others.

Reporting to the Finance Supervisor—Payables, the Finance Assistant provides support in maintaining and processing KDSB revenues, receivables, and receipts records; KDSB purchasing, payables and payment records and performing other related administrative tasks.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Process financial records (payables, receivables, and payroll) in compliance with financial policies and procedures and as authorized by the Finance Supervisor—Payables.
  • Receive and process invoices within general financial ledger software and prepare payments for Finance Supervisor – Payables approval.
  • Provide support in preparing and reconciling deposits (cash, non-cash, PAD, EFT) to receipts entered in various software. Report any variances to the Finance Receivables Coordinator.
  • Import data extracts from external software programs into general financial ledger as approved by the Finance Supervisor – Payables.
  • Maintain finance-related records and files.
  • Provide support to Accounts Payable Clerk and Payroll Clerk as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Successful applicants will be able to:

  • A high level of ability to use computers and other information technology, including specialized software and administrative systems.
  • Knowledge of filing systems associated with accounting functions.
  • Ability to work both independently to complete assigned tasks and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated ongoing commitment to the principles and practice of confidentiality.

Qualifications will include:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Enrolment in post-secondary studies, in Accounting, Office Administration, or a related field.
  • A satisfactory Criminal Record Check.
  • Experience in utilizing computer programs involving data entry and word processing in addition to computerized accounting and payroll programs.

To be considered for this position, you must be between 18 and 30 years of age at the start of employment and be a Canadian Citizen or permanent resident or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act [S.C. 2001, c. 27] *.

The hourly wage range for this position is $16.98 – $18.02 (2013 rate, subject to change. The wage depends on whether the successful candidate is a new or returning student).

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by email, referencing the competition number in the subject line, on or before May 23, 2024 at 4:00 pm local time to:

Human Resources Department
Kenora District Services Board


While all responses are appreciated, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Confidential information provided by applicants will be used for the purpose of this competition only and will be protected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The KDSB will make accommodations available wherever possible to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process. The KDSB is an equal opportunity employer.




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