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Employment Opportunity: Administrative Assistant, Finance

3/29/2021 11:53:03 AM

Administrative Assistant - Finance
(full-time position)

The Township of South-West Oxford is seeking an energetic individual to accept the challenge of this entry level position. If you are a self-starter and able to manage priorities in a professional, efficient, and timely manner in an environment with frequent interruptions; you are adaptable and excel in an environment where teamwork is required to meet departmental and organizational goals, this opportunity may be right for you. This position will be responsible for a variety of administrative, coordination and customer service functions to support the Finance Department and to work as a team with other departments. The incumbent will assist with such duties as payable and receivables; updating of financial working papers for audit; and compile data and distribute information pertaining to finance. This position will provide you with the opportunity to gain experience in the workings of municipal government.

Your established skills in customer service and Microsoft Office plus your ability to learn and expand on the uses of software related to electronic records and workflows (Laserfiche) and finance (Great Plains/Microsoft Dynamics) will assist in the streamlining of work processes.

Your positive attitude and proactive approach in serving our community combined with your willingness to engage in team development will assist the municipality in realizing its’ goal to develop and deliver municipal services for the growth and well-being of our community.

General Responsibilities: (job description is currently under review)
Under the guidance of the Treasurer the successful candidate will provide support to Building, Emergency, Finance, Health and Parks & Recreation Services. 

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• Completion of a three (3) year college or specialized program in Business, Accounting or related discipline is preferred; or equivalent work experience
• Excellent interpersonal and public relations skills;
• Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
• Good attention to detail and strong organizational skills
• Computer skills in Microsoft Office Applications (Excel and Word)
• Displays strong oral and written communication skills
• Ability to provide an appropriate criminal records check;
• Ability to work with and contribute positively to a service-oriented team where team members feel involved, included and supported.

Wages & Benefits (Grade 3 on 2021 Township Grid – entry level position)
Annual Salary (35 hours per week): $42,205.80 to $52,761.80 (2021 grid);
plus, a comprehensive health benefits package and OMERS pension plan.

If this challenging career opportunity is for you please apply in writing outlining your qualifications and experience no later than 4:30 p.m. (local time) on Friday, April 23, 2021 to:

South-West Oxford Human Resources
Attn: Brooke Crane
312915 Dereham Line
Mount Elgin, ON N0J 1N0

The Township of South-West Oxford is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free environment. Please advise the Township’s Human Resource Department if you require any accommodations to ensure you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process.
We thank all applicants who apply for this position, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, chapter 25, as amended, and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection only.

Municipal Contacts

Township of South-West Oxford

Located in South Western Ontario, in the South West section of Oxford County and serves as a regional centre for industry, commerce and recreation.

The Township oversees 87,588 acres with a population of 7,544 and we have Canada’s busiest highway in our front yard! With a rich agricultural heritage, please stop by and enjoy our diverse Township. 

The Township’s mission is be "a leader in the development and delivery of municipal services for the growth and well being of our community"

Contact Us

312915 Dereham Line
Mt. Elgin, On N0J 1N0
Hours: Monday – Friday 
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Phone: 519-877-2702 / 519-485-0477
Fax: 519-485-2932

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