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Accounting Clerk

Accounting Clerk (Category 4) – Operations

Regular Full-time

Are you a thorough and conscientious finance professional with great organizational and interpersonal skills? If you are proactive with strong task management skills and a keen eye for detail, this regular, full-time opportunity may be for you. This role in the Operations department is responsible for providing intermediate to complex accounting and clerical support to the Finance program, and Executive Office department.

This position is unionized. The current collective agreement can be found here.

Who we are

BCCNP is the college empowered under the Health Professions Act to regulate the practice of all licensed practical nurses, registered nurses, registered psychiatric nurses and nurse practitioners in British Columbia. Regulation helps to protect the public by ensuring that professional care or service received by the public is competent, ethical and meets the standards that society views as acceptable.

At BCCNP each of us strives to meet our commitment to the following values to maintain a workplace that is respectful and supports the well-being of every BCCNP employee:

  • Trust is essential
  • Better together
  • Speak the truth
  • Protect the public
  • Stay curious

As a member of the team, you can expect to be treated in a respectful and professional manner. While your workload will be busy, the College supports staff in achieving a healthy work-life balance.


As recorded in the Collective Agreement with MoveUP Together (COPE Local 378), the responsibilities of the role will include the following:

  • Maintaining accounting document files; including daily work, accounts receivable and accounts payable.
  • Performing data entry, production, distribution and deposits of accounts payable cheques, revenue receipts and budget planning.
  • Tracking, resolving and/or referring accounting documentation issues or discrepancies.
  • Performing routine, standardized clerical work, which can include file maintenance, fielding employee queries as needed, and managing correspondence when required.

Education, qualifications and skills

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Have four years of related experience, and carry at least a secondary, high school diploma;
  • Demonstrate intermediate skills in accounts receivable, accounts payable, bookkeeping, and general accounting;
  • Have experience using Microsoft Great Plains, or a similar platform;
  • Be able to type at least 45 wpm;
  • Demonstrate excellent communication, customer service and collaboration skills, while fostering an organizational culture that promotes mutual respect, teamwork and service excellence.

How to apply

Please forward your resume and cover letter, indicating where you learned of this opportunity, to The closing date for applications is March 29, 2019.

Please reference the title: Accounting Clerk - Operations in your subject heading line. Due to the volume of resumes we receive, please note that we will only reach out those who are selected for interviewing, and we may coordinate interviews prior to the closing date.

Thank you for your interest in the BC College of Nursing Professionals.

As part of our hiring processes, please note that all final candidates will undergo background screening and testing through a third-party agency.

While we appreciate all responses, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please.