• Clearing Clerk - Accounting Dept

    Posted: 03/24/2024

    Opportunity: Clearing Clerk - Accounting Department

    Osoyoos Credit Union (OCU) is looking for a detail-oriented and motivated Clearing Clerk to join our Accounting Department with an immediate start. As a Clearing Clerk, you will be responsible for ensuring accurate and timely processing of transactions, verifying and reconciling account balances, and maintaining accounting records. You will work closely with other team members and external stakeholders to ensure smooth and efficient operations.

    Responsibilities:

    · Verify and reconcile transaction data to ensure accurate and timely processing.

    · Process and reconcile clearing and settlement transactions in a timely and accurate manner.

    · Maintain accounting records and ensure proper documentation and filing of financial information.

    · Assist with month-end and year-end accounting procedures, including reconciliations and journal entries.

    · Communicate effectively with other team members, external stakeholders, and members regarding transaction and account-related inquiries.

    · Ensure compliance with regulatory and internal policies and procedures.

    · Perform other duties as required.

    Requirements:

    · High school diploma or equivalent; associate or bachelor's degree in finance or related field is preferred.

    · Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in financial services or related fields.

    · Strong analytical skills with an attention to detail.

    · Excellent organizational and time management skills.

    · Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders.

    · Ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize workload.

    · Proficiency in Accounting Software and Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.

    · Knowledge of financial products, clearing, and settlement procedures is an asset.

    We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for career growth and advancement. If you meet the requirements and are interested in joining the OCU team as a Clearing Clerk, please submit your resume and cover letter to Russell Comerford, Chief Financial Officer: rcomerford@ocubc.com. Please include “Clearing Clerk” in the subject line.

    We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Working at OCU is different than working anywhere else, and we are proud of it. We do not just say it, we live it. We are a co-operative organization owned by our members, so our customers are our owners. We treat our members and our staff like a family. In fact, community is so important that we consider it one of our core values and here is how we show it:

    · Annually supporting non-profit organizations through our Community Giving fund.

    · Presentation of 3 scholarships and 1 bursary each year.

    · A staff volunteer program.

    · Living wage employer.

    · Over 75 years of legacy in our community.

    Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

    Salary: $40,000.00-$50,000.00 per year

    Benefits:

    • Company pension
    • Dental care
    • Employee assistance program
    • Extended health care
    • Life insurance
    • Vision care

    Ability to commute/relocate:

    • Osoyoos, BC V0H 1V0: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

    Education:

    • Secondary School (preferred)

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