Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years in the related field
This is what you typically need for the job.
Completion of secondary school is required.
Completion of a college program in accounting, bookkeeping or a related field or Completion of two years (first level) of a recognized professional accounting program (e.g., Chartered Accounting, Certified General Accounting) or Courses in accounting or bookkeeping combined with several years of experience as a financial or accounting clerk are required.
Transportation/Travel Information: Public transportation is available
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment, Repetitive tasks, Tight deadlines, Attention to detail
Personal Suitability: Dependability, Team player, Client focus, Accurate, Organized, Judgement, Flexibility, Reliability
Post journal entries, Maintain general ledgers and financial statements, Prepare trial balance of books, Calculate fixed assets and depreciation, Calculate and prepare cheques for payroll, Prepare tax returns, Keep financial records and establish, maintain and balance various accounts using manual and computerized bookkeeping systems, Reconcile accounts, Prepare other statistical, financial and accounting reports