• 08-Nov-2019 to 24-Nov-2019 (CST)
  • Saskatoon, SK, CAN
  • Permanent, Full Time

Established in 1976 the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) is a First Nation governed post-secondary institution.  Recognized under provincial legislation, the Institute has been conferred authority to grant certificates and diplomas.  SIIT welcomes over 2400 students into our urban and community programs annually as well as serving over 6000 clients through our eight Career Centres across the province.  The Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies is playing a significant role in Saskatchewan's economic future.  You can contribute to that success while building your career. 

The Accounts Payable Officer is responsible for carrying out the day-to-day processing of invoices, expense claims and payments in an accurate and timely manner, and in accordance with SIIT policies.  The position is required to provide excellent service to both external and internal clients. Attention to detail and mathematical accuracy are required to ensure effective, efficient, and accurate financial operations. The position is required to problem solve, exercise flexibility and prioritize to effectively manage the high volume of work and activities required for this position.   

This position includes the following broad areas of accountability:

  • Receive, review, document, prepare, and close purchase orders
  • Receive and verify incoming invoices, track outgoing invoices sent for signature and follow up on outstanding invoices as required
  • Prepare batches for data entry, and enter invoices and expense claims for payment
  • Maintain an accurate and efficient processing system, to match and track invoices, purchase orders, and supporting documentation
  • Sort, verify, process, and release payments; ensuring that reviews and signatures are obtained in accordance with signing authorities
  • Respond to internal and external inquiries related to invoices and accounts payable matters and forward complex inquiries to supervisor when necessary
  • Analyze  and resolve discrepancies and issues and forward complex items to supervisor when necessary
  • Ensure the strict confidentiality and privacy of financial information as it relates to employees, the Institute, and third parties

Required Competencies: Flexible & Adaptable; Effective Communication; Relationship Building; Results Oriented; Attention to Detail; Teamwork; Client Focus; Initiative & Problem Solving 

Required Qualifications and Experience: A diploma or certificate in accounting/business or a related field of study is required.  A minimum of one year of accounts payable experience is required; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Knowledge of First Nations cultures and organizations would be an asset. The successful candidate may be subject to a criminal records check upon hire.

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