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New Job Officer, Retail Cash Reconciliation In Ontario

Officer, Retail Cash Reconciliation
Officer, Retail Cash Reconciliation

Officer, Retail Cash Reconciliation

Company : Canada Post - Postes Canada
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Ontario

Full Description

Job Requisition Id: 153315
Business Function: Finance
Primary City: Ottawa
Other Location(s):
Province: Ontario
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Status: Permanent
Language Requirement: English Essential
Employee Class and Level: UPCEA06
Working Hours:
Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY):08/15/2022

Job Description

The Officer is responsible for the processing and control of all financial accounting processes for retail outlets. This includes daily control activities, issue resolution, accounting adjustments, monthly reconciliation, period end activities, and verification of compliance with approved corporate accounting policies. This applies to both manual and automated corporate and dealer outlets. Monitors all established retail accounting operations, policies and procedures in order to provide accurate and effective reporting; recommends improvements or solutions. Supervises a team of Analysts, Cash Accounting Management and Reconciliation.

Job Responsibilities

Below are the main job requirements and responsibilities for the Officer, Retail Cash Reconciliation.

  • Supervises, coaches and provides guidance and leadership to employees, promoting a workplace environment. Administers human resources processes such as staffing, performance management, disability management and attendance management. Resolves staff issues, including disciplinary action if required. Creates learning, development and knowledge transfer opportunities for assigned staff.

  • Recommends and implements enhancements to daily financial controls, issue resolution procedures and monthly GL reconciliations/adjustments to promote efficiency and quality in the accounting operations

  • Ensures appropriate accounting control over the GL accounts assigned to the team, monitors and ensures daily accounting control procedures are followed including daily monitoring of imbalances of clearing accounts to maintain the integrity of the accounts. Ensures that Analysts understand and follow established procedures.

  • Ensures issues causing account imbalances are correctly identified and required adjustments and accruals are appropriately justified, approved and performed as per procedures. Defines issue type codes and ensures they are tracked and monitored accordingly.

Job Responsibilities (continued)

  • Coordinates the resolution of inquiries and disputes resulting from discrepancies identified in the processing of financial transactions, including directly contacting the stakeholder where the discrepancy was identified (e.g. third party vendors, retail postal outlets, financial institutions and retail operational management).

  • Ensures analysts prepare GL monthly reconciliations, adjustments and accruals for all retail sales programs according to procedures. Prepares period-end working papers and reconciliations for Corporate Accounting.

  • Prepares year-end financial reports and working papers with supporting analysis for Corporate Accounting. Responds to ad-hoc requests for information or explanations.

  • Assists in providing explanations related to retail sales accounting operations to external auditors as required.

  • Maintains and updates retail sales accounting desktop procedures, GL issue resolution map and other internal tools to support daily operations of the Retail Sales Accounting mandate.



  • Completion of secondary school according to provincial standards or equivalent (GED) is required AND
  • Completion of post-secondary (College/University) course(s) in a related field.


  • 2-5 years of related work experience is required.

Other Candidate Requirements

  • Not Applicable

Other Information

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Employment Equity

Canada Post is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.

Conflict of Interest

The Conflict of Interest Policy prohibits employees from hiring, supervising or reporting to, directly or indirectly via the reporting hierarchy, their immediate family or close personal relations. Should you feel that you may be in an actual or potential Conflict of Interest in regard to this job opportunity, you must communicate with the designated Human Resources representative.


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Important Message

Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements as Canada Post cannot make assumptions about your education and experience. We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Leadership Behaviours

Decision Making – A champion of the organization who takes calculated risks and makes prudent, common sense decisions about current issues, future opportunities and resource requirements in a timely, well thought out manner, that aligns with the corporation's best interests.
Accountability – An individual who strives for performance excellence and who holds him/herself and direct reports accountable for decisions and actions and for learning from mistakes when intended results are not achieved.
Business Orientation – A proactive individual who understands the competitive nature of the business, and is committed to sustaining the business through excellent customer service and new business opportunities.
Execution – A focused and self-motivated individual who acts with a sense of urgency and delivers on time and within budget, by dealing effectively with challenges and ambiguous situations.
Leading People – A compelling communicator and leader who engages, motivates and inspires others to achieve results and who encourages personal growth and finding better ways of doing things.

Our Values

Canada Post’s corporate values reflect the principles, beliefs and aspirations that guide our behaviour and shape our culture.
Transformation – We will innovate and transform to win in the marketplace.
Customer – We serve Canadians with pride and passion.
Integrity – We act responsibly and with integrity.
Respect – We treat each other with fairness and respect.
Safety – We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for all our stakeholders