Accounting Assistant (Temporary 9 months)

Employment type: Full-time
City: Langley
Last visit: 2014-10-29
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-10-29


The Overwaitea Food Group is a dynamic member of the Jim Pattison Group of companies. Located in Langley, BC, we support over 140 unique stores in 6 banner formats (Save-On-Foods, Cooper’s Foods, Overwaitea Foods, PriceSmart Foods, Urban Fare and Bulkley Valley Wholesale) across both BC and Alberta. With over 15,000 team members and one of the longest serving team member bases in the retail industry, our team is committed to fulfilling our mission of “Always Customer First” and maintaining our core values of People, Service, Innovation, Fun and Integrity.

We have a full time temporary employment opportunity (approximately 9 months) in our Treasury Services departmentfor an Accounting Assistant. This position reports to the Senior Analyst.



Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Prepare account reconciliations.

Download daily bank balances for consolidation into daily cash position statement

Administer bank transfers, on-line bank payments and stop payments

Initiate wire transfers for selected vendors

Process AP Invoices

Prepare selected A/R billings

Prepare journal entries and other accounting duties as required.



A solid understanding of basic accounting principles ie. debits and credits. 

Strong organizational and planning skills with a focus on attention to detail.

High level of integrity complemented with the ability to deal with confidential information.

Ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced and dynamic team environment.

Working knowledge of Microsoft applications including Excel and Word.

Excellent customer service, communications and interpersonal skills.


Please note that this is a full time temporary position expected to last for the duration of approximately 9 months.



Interested applicants can now apply online at

on or before

November 12, 2014.



We sincerely thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, we will only contact those selected for an interview.

Career Level: Student

Years of Relevant Experience: Any

Industry: Retail In-Store

Job Function: Accounting and Finance