New Job Financial Assistant In Saskatchewan

Financial Assistant
Financial Assistant

Financial Assistant

Company : Government of Saskatchewan
Salary : $22.32–$27.98 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan

Full Description

Financial Assistant - FIN004773
Employment Type : Permanent Part-time
Location(s) : SK-Rgna-Regina
Ministry : 033 Public Service Commission
Salary Range : $22.323-$27.975 Hourly
Grade : SGEU.05.

The Public Service Commission (PSC) is the central human resource agency for the Government of Saskatchewan. The Commission provides leadership and policy direction to all ministries to enable a high-performing and innovative professional public service.

The Financial and Administrative Services Branch provides financial/procurement/facility/records management, and accounting/IT/administration services to the PSC.


The Financial and Administrative Services Branch has an opportunity available for a permanent part-time (80-100%) Financial Assistant. If you are energetic and have excellent organizational and prioritization skills, consider joining our team!

Your responsibilities will include:

  • auditing of invoices, purchase card expenditures, and requests for payments to ensure compliance with applicable legislative authorities, policies, agreements and contracts;
  • processing payments, identifying accounting errors and preparing adjustments;
  • providing advice, guidance and training to employees with respect to government/ministry policies and procedures;
  • gathering and compiling relevant information to produce and/or maintain reference manuals, financial, statistical and other related reports, and to respond to inquiries;
  • creating, maintaining and reconciling financial and statistical reports;
  • processing cheques and cash received, and preparing deposit information;
  • preparing and entering journal vouchers and debit memos in MIDAS;
  • assisting with forecasting, budgeting and the year-end financial processes;
  • working with computer software applications, spreadsheets, databases, and financial systems; and,
  • contributing to the development and maintenance of internal operating procedures as required.

Ideal Candidate

Our candidate of choice will possess:

  • knowledge of applicable accounting principles and/or procedures;
  • knowledge of applicable computer hardware, software packages and databases (e.g. Excel);
  • ability to clearly and concisely compose and/or edit correspondence, reports and manuals to request or provide information;
  • ability to verbally provide clear, concise and accurate explanations of policies, procedures, entitlements and other information; and,
  • ability to accurately compile, calculate and summarize data to make adjusting entries, complete and/or approve financial statements, amortization, year end schedules, forecasts and the budgets.

Typically, the knowledge and abilities required for this position is obtained through completion of a diploma in accounting or business administration with related work experience. A combination of education and experience may be considered.

What We Offer:

  • Dynamic, challenging work for talented individuals.
  • A competitive salary.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including pension.
  • Vacation, earned days off (EDO) and other types of leave.
  • Inclusive work environments.
  • Advancement opportunities.
  • Flexible work arrangements.

We are committed to workplace diversity.

Hours of Work : A - SGEU Office 36 - one day off every two weeks
Number of Openings : 1

Closing Date: Jul 15, 2022, 12:59:00 AM