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Accounting Technician

by London District Catholic School Board

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Feb 20, 2024
London District Catholic School Board

Job Description

The London District Catholic School Board has a reputation for excellence, with more than 3,800 employees working together to educate approximately 26,000 students at 43 elementary schools, 9 secondary schools and St. Patrick Adult & Continuing Education within Middlesex, Oxford and Elgin counties, including the cities of London, St. Thomas, Strathroy and Woodstock. 


The London District Catholic School Board is currently accepting applications for: 

Accounting Technician 

Catholic Education Centre 

Permanent 1.0 FTE - Twelve month (12) position 

(5200 Wellington Road South, London, ON N6E 3X8) 

The Accounting Technician is responsible for providing accounting, administrative and clerical duties, associated with inputting, summarizing, and reporting of financial information. This position assists with departmental priorities as well as recommending improvements to existing routines and functions within Financial Services. The Accounting Technician ensures accurate accounting records are maintained for all receipts and disbursements of the Board. Duties include performing a variety of complex clerical bookkeeping and accounting tasks, applying accepted processes and procedures to the preparation and maintenance of Financial Services records. This position requires a background in accounting and high prioritizing skills to be able to adhere to deadlines for timely and accurate reporting. 



  • Post-secondary accounting diploma, or certificate. 

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a computerized business environment. 

  • Experience with a school board or other public-sector organization is preferred. 

  • Solid understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) 

  • Solid Experience with various Accounts Payable functions, including Canadian and US transaction processing, and completing various payment methods to suppliers including Cheques, EFT’s, and Visa payments. 

  • Strong reconciliation skills including analysis of accounts and balancing. 

  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. 

  • Ability to work independently in an organized manner, and collaboratively in a team-based environment. 

  • Advanced understanding of, and skills, using financial information systems and MS Office. 

  • Experience using Sparkrock is considered an asset. 

  • Excellent time management skills with focusing on accuracy and attention to details. 

  • Demonstrated professional ethic and sensitivity to the confidential nature of the position. 

  • Demonstrate process improvement initiatives. 

  • Other duties as assigned. 


Start Date: ASAP                                Job Type: Permanent                                 Salary: $27.72/hour 

Applications must include a cover letter and resume, documented proof of qualifications, and the names and contact information of two employment references, one of whom is your immediate supervisor.  

The London District Catholic schools exist to provide an educational atmosphere which fosters and directs the spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social growth of all our students to enable them to live and contribute as responsible Catholics in any society. Hiring a diverse workforce will best serve our students and promote an inclusive environment.   The London District Catholic School Board is committed to equity and inclusion in the recruitment of qualified staff who reflect and support the diverse perspective and experiences and needs of our students and school communities. All hiring decisions will be fair, consistent, transparent, and made in accordance with applicable laws, including the Ontario Human Rights Code and the school board collective agreements. 

The London District Catholic School Board is committed to providing accommodations. If you require accommodation to enable your participation in the interview & selection process, we will work with you to meet your needs. Please advise the Board when contacted for an interview. 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

V. Romeo, Director                                                                                                                G. Pizzuti, Chair 

Application Contact Information

Company Name:   London District Catholic School Board
Telephone:   519-663-2088
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