ADS Level 5 - Student Accounts Clerk - Accounting Office

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, December 22, 2014
Date of Posting: 
December 12, 2014
Accounting Office
ADS Level 5 - Student Accounts Clerk
Temporary Full Time Position
Hours of Work: 

33.75 hours per week

$40,890.00 to $44,995.00 per annum, prorated to time and term as per CUPE 1870

January 2015 to April 30, 2015 (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding and departmental requirements.)

Located in the Registrar’s & Student Accounts Office and reporting to the Accounts Receivable Supervisor (Accounting Office), the Accounts Receivable Clerk is the first point of contact for persons requiring registrar and financial assistance at the University. This position involves a wide variety of multi-tasking with deadlines and confidentiality.


• Providing customer service either at the counter, on the telephone or by email to students, faculty, staff, and general public
• Advising students on the University’s application procedure
• Assisting students throughout the course registration process, including course changes & discontinuations, changes to faculties, declaring majors & minors, transcript requests, degree audits, academic appeals, regulations and standing
• Analysing student accounts to ensure proper fees are charged accordingly
• Financial aid assistance – scholarship, awards, bursary processing; verifying and processing student loans and confirmation of enrollments
• Processing and receipting University revenue from all sources, primarily students such as tuition, fees, residence, meal plans and parking; including balancing daily cash and preparing bank deposit
• Opening and distributing mail
• Other duties as requested


• The incumbent will have at minimum a two year college diploma, preferable with a focus in accounting and/or business
• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with strong experience in customer service
• Ability to work well with others
• A working knowledge and experience in computers and common office software programs - i.e., WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.
• Preference will be given to those with work experience in the University or similar environment

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 below. You can also apply in person 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): 

D. Reid

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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