Accounting Clerk – Temporary (Contract)


School District No. 50


START DATE:  January 6, 2020 (following a two-week training opportunity to be scheduled in December 2019) to the return of the incumbent no later than June 28, 2020
SALARY:  $27.71 per hour
HOURS OF WORK:  Twenty-five (25) hours per week

The Accounting Clerk is responsible for the process of accounts receivable and payable from mail to computer input to general ledger status, reconciliation of district trade accounts, process of purchase orders, and correspondence which may pertain to any and all of the above.


  • Grade 12 graduation plus up to one year of computer operation and/or business training.
  • Over two years, up to and including three years practical experience.
  • The ability to type with speed and accuracy of at least 60 c.w.p.m.
  • The ability to write correspondence using correct spelling and punctuation.  A good background in Business English is mandatory.
  • Must possess the ability to work unsupervised with sufficient knowledge and background to set priorities for action.
  • Must possess the ability to deal courteously and tactfully with suppliers, public and staff.  Confidentiality of information is expected.
  • The ability to operate regular business equipment is assumed (facsimile, photocopier, computer, adding machines, calculator and postal machine).
  • Willingness to learn the payroll process to offer relief time during vacation period of the Accountant.
  • An understanding of local Indigenous history and culture as well as contemporary Indigenous issues.
  • Trained in WCB – Level I First Aid or better, or willingness to obtain the same.

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Closing Date

Dec 9, 2019

How to Apply

Please forward applications to:

Selection Committee
School District No. 50 (Haida Gwaii)
PO Box 69, Village of Queen Charlotte, BC V0T 1S0
Facsimile: (250) 559-8849; E-mail: 

Application Deadline: Monday, December 9, 2019 at 3:00 PM