ADS Level 6 - Accounts Payable Clerk - Financial Services

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, May 8, 2017
Date of Posting: 
May 1, 2017
Financial Services
ADS Level 6 - Accounts Payable Clerk
Full-Time Permanent Position
Hours of Work: 

33.75 hours per week 

$47,127 to $51,866 per annum as per CUPE 1870

Reporting to the Accounts Payable Supervisor, the University is seeking applications from qualified individuals to provide timely and efficient office related support services in the Accounts Payable of Financial Services.  


• Process electronic supplier invoices for payment including payments to international suppliers through wire transfers, US cheques, or bank drafts
• Good understanding of rules for withholding tax and T4A-NR purposes
• Sound knowledge in CBSA regulations and other custom obligations related to importation of goods and services
• Understand and apply appropriate HST provisions including rebates, input tax credits and self-assessment
• Process travel and expense claims
• Verify information for accuracy and follow up on incomplete documentation
• Reconcile  internal and external accounts and documentation on a regular basis
• Address inquiries from departments, suppliers and others both verbally and in writing in a timely manner
• Process and file electronic invoices and other documents.
• Sound knowledge of departmental and University regulations and policies
• Other duties as required


• Minimum 2 year post-secondary program with a focus in Accounting
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience, preferably in a University or similar setting
• Detailed knowledge of and experience working with computerized accounting systems and Excel
• Knowledge on Tax laws and regulations
• Knowledge of Customs, CBSA and government guidelines
• Demonstrate excellent professional, interpersonal and communication skills  ability to work well with others while meeting regular deadlines
• Ability to work with limited supervision

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list to be received no later than the closing date via the link posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

Successful Candidate(s): 

M. Cooper

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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