Financial Clerk (County of Bruce)


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The County of Bruce is currently seeking qualified applicants for the full time position of Financial Clerk with the Human Services Department, located at the Administration Centre in Walkerton, ON. Reporting to the Business Manager, the Financial Clerk performs administrative duties that support the financial processes of the Department, prepares and interprets reports and compiles financial information, provides information to clients regarding eligibility for financial assistance, refers clients to other community agencies and issues payments to and on behalf of clients.

Knowledge and Skills

•           One year post-secondary diploma in Business Administration or related financial field
•           One year of experience in accounting
•           Demonstrate attention to detail, accuracy and strong mathematical skills 
•           Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing, with a client-centred approach
•           Ability to maintain positive professional boundaries without imposing personal judgments and      expectations on families and clients
•           Strong sense of ethics and the ability to handle sensitive or private information with tact and discretion
•           Ability to deal pleasantly and effectively in a diverse environment, in potentially volatile and emotionally charged situations
•           Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
•           Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands
•           Demonstrated time management skills
•           Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
•           Able to work independently and maintain a supportive and cooperative environment with colleagues

Assets

•           Experience with SAMS (Social Assistance Management System)
•           Familiar with community social services networks and knowledge of Ontario Works
 
Interested applicants should review the entire job posting, and then apply online at www.brucecounty.on.ca, following the outlined process. Deadline for applications is 12:00 midnight on Tuesday July 7, 2020.
 
Personal information contained in applications will be used for recruitment purposes and collected as per the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter M.56.
 
The Corporation of the County of Bruce is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process.  If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.
 
We thank all applicants in advance, but regret that only those selected for interviews will be contacted.