Accounting Student - Financial Planning (Summer Student 2024)

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Job Title:
Accounting Student - Financial Planning (Summer Student 2024)
Job Number:
J0124-0485
Job Code:
NOACCS
Job Category:
SUMMER STUDENT
Department:
Financial Services
Location:
BRITWHIGF4
Bargaining Unit:
Student
Job Type:
Summer Student
Employment Type:
Replacement
Number of Positions:
1
Contract Duration :
May 1 - August 31, 2024
Hours of Work:
35 hrs/wk
Salary:
$17.00/Hour
Date Posted:
February 1, 2024
Closing Date:
March 3, 2024


Opening Statement

We acknowledge that the City of Kingston is situated on traditional Anishinabek (Ah- nish-in-ah-bay), Haudenosaunee (Ho-den-o-show-nee) and Huron-Wendat (huron-wen·dat) territory and is the home of many Indigenous peoples. We are grateful to reside and work on this land.

Kingston is a smart, livable city in the heart of eastern Ontario. Its stable and diversified economy includes global corporations, innovative start-ups and all levels of government. Kingstonians enjoy a high quality of life with access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.

We take our core values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Pride seriously and apply these standards to everything we do. We foster a working environment that reflects our community’s diversity and respects people’s dignity, ideas and beliefs. The City of Kingston views diversity as its strength and encourages people from all backgrounds, including but not limited to women, racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, Persons with Disabilities and persons who identify as members *2SLGBTQIA+ communities, to apply.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Manager of Financial Planning, the Accounting Student is responsible to complete accounting project work as assigned, including the following:

Assist with system input including journal entries and accounts payable vouchers.

Assist with account reconciliations, spreadsheet development and spreadsheet maintenance.

Responsible for scanning/filing

Other duties as assigned.

Hours of operation are 8:30am – 4:30pm / Monday – Friday.

Qualifications, Competencies

MUST BE ENROLLED IN AND RETURNING TO FULL-TIME POST SECONDARY STUDIES IN FALL OF 2024 – Verification will be required

Preference given to university or college students currently studying accounting/business or a related program

Must demonstrate corporate competencies: Customer Focus, Results Orientation, Integrity, and Teamwork.

Skills, Abilities, Work Demands

Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.

Working knowledge of financial management systems.

MS Excel and Word proficiency at the intermediate level.

A satisfactory criminal record check is required at candidate's own expense.

Closing Statement

Please inform us of any accommodations we need to make to ensure a barrier-free recruitment experience. Accommodations are available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC)and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) at any stage in the recruitment process. We’re happy to provide more information if you email us at HRCity@cityofkingston.ca.

Please apply to Career Opportunities at: www.cityofkingston.ca/Careers
Your resumé must demonstrate how you meet position requirements. Please upload to your profile any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position. We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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