Job Posting

Accounting Officer (temporary commencing asap until approximately January 4, 2021

Job Posting Number: PASS 2019-15


Reporting to the Senior Manager of Financial Services, this position will be responsible for:


  • Project managing and coordinating accounting software upgrades and online purchasing module
  • Maintaining accounting software code of accounts, updating access for staff and training new staff as required
  • Cheque runs, journal entries and reconciliations related to the transportation consortium and District 8
  • Serving as back-up for the Accounting Supervisor in the day-to-day operations of the accounts payable and receivable department
  • Recording and monitoring of grants and tax levies
  • Review processes between departments in collaboration with stakeholders to research and evaluate possible solutions for improvements
  • Assisting with month end and quarterly reporting, including detailed reviews of programs and accounts
  • Assisting with budget processes such as co-ordination of transportation consortium budget, presentation materials and determining viability of programs
  • Assisting with month end account reconciliations and government remittances
  • Assisting with board and transportation year-end audit preparation
  • Other duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications:

  • Professional accounting designation or actively pursuing a designation
  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrated proficiency with technology and advanced computer applications
  • Advanced analytical skills and ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication and language skills


Desirable assets:

  • School board or other public sector experience
  • Knowledge of MS Dynamics NAV


Salary Level or Salary Range Starting At PASS Level 5, $66,060 per year in accordance with  the PASS Terms of Employment

Hours of Work: Permanent full time: 35 hours per week / 52 weeks per year

Location(s): Catholic Education Centre, 35 Weber St., Kitchener


Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume and covering letter.

Applicants must attach all required documentation required for this position to the resume in order to be considered a candidate for the position.

For external applicants: applications will be received via email at  while the internal applicants must apply via  Please include your first name, last name and posting number (provided above) in the subject line. Further information on the application process can be found at:

Applications will be accepted until November 22, 2019

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be notified.


The Waterloo Catholic District School Board is welcoming of candidates from diverse communities, backgrounds and identities and encourages applications from qualified members of these groups.

Applicants are invited to self-identify if you are First Nations, Metis, Inuit, a member of a visible minority group(s) or a person with disabilities. This information is collected under the authority of the Ontario Human Rights Code and will be used to keep track of recruitment information. No personal information will be included.


At WCDSB, we are committed to respecting your privacy, and will take appropriate measures to protect any personal information you may share with us through the job application process. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used to determine qualifications for employment. For more information about the Board’s Privacy Policy, please contact our Privacy Officer at 519-578-3660 Ext. 2381.


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This is a non-denominational equal opportunity position. If you require a disability related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at (519) 578-3677, extension 2368 to provide your contact information.