• Accounting Assistant, Covenant Care + Covenant Living

    Job Locations CA-AB-Edmonton
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/29/2018 4:03 PM)
    Competition Number
    Department Name
    Covenant Care + Covenant Living
    Close Date
    Facility Name
    Job Type
    Permanent, Full Time
    Hours Worked
    7.75 Hour Day shifts
    Shift Rotation
    10 shifts / 2 weeks (0800-1615)
    Who can Apply
    Open to the public
  • Job Description

    About us:

    The mission of Covenant Care and Covenant Living is to “continue the healing ministry of Jesus by serving with compassion, upholding the sacredness of life in all stages, and caring for the whole person – body, mind and soul.” In fulfillment of this mission, Covenant Care and Covenant Living actively participate in advancing the Covenant Strategic Plan which aspires to:

    • Serve – we will strengthen our mission and live our values to meet the needs of those we serve through excellence in care, an engaged team, and wise use of our resources;
    • Grow – we will see out and respond to the needs of our communities, especially the vulnerable and marginalized populations;
    • Transform – we will create systems of care that enable people and communities to be healthy; and
    • Contribute – we will leverage our legacy to maximize the strategic contribution of Catholic health care.

    Position Summary:


    Reporting to the Controller, the Accounting Assistant provides primary support and backup to the Corporate Accountant, assists with special projects as required and assists in developing accounting policies. When needed the Accounting Assistant also provides additional support to the Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Payroll functions.


    The Accounting Assistant is responsible for assisting the Corporate Accountant with the accuracy of monthly and annual financial statements and schedules, preparation of monthly lead sheets, accounting reconciliations, the preparation of journal entries, providing assistance on special projects, and working with the Corporate Accountant in the completion of the year-end external audit.


    A/P - the Accounting Assistant will support the A/P department in disbursing non-payroll accounts payable to individuals, suppliers, corporations, and other entities. This includes maintaining ledgers, credit balances, and account irregularities. The Accounting Assistant will also ensure the timely and accurate processing of payment documents such as Non-Purchase order requisitions, invoices, expense/travel reimbursements, and any other accounting transactions related to A/P management.


    A/R - the Accounting Assistant will support the A/R department in collecting accounts receivable from individuals, residents, customers, corporations, and other entities. The Accounting Assistant will also assist in scanning, soft filing and invoice distribution.


    Payroll - The Accounting Assistant will support the payroll department for Covenant Care & Covenant Living, including benefit reconciliations, addressing pay enquires and other tasks as directed by the Controller and the Payroll Supervisor.


    This position is responsible for assisting with timely administration of the above noted processes for nine separate sites geographically dispersed throughout the province, vendors, contractors and employees.

    When Applying


    • High School Diploma with two (3) or more years’ experience in an accounting or bookkeeping field; or,
    • Two (2) year Business Administration Diploma or equivalent from a recognized post-secondary institution.
    • Two (2) to Five (5) years progressive Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Payroll experience
    • Position requires a basic understanding and/or experience with general accounting principles, Payroll, AP, and/or AR.

    Competitive salary and benefits package offered commensurate with experience level.


    Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


    All employees new to Covenant Care+ Covenant Living must provide a criminal records check, including vulnerable sector search.

    Covenant Care + Covenant Living is committed to an inclusive work environment and encourages all qualified individuals to apply.

    We thank you in advance for applying with Covenant Care + Covenant Living.


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