Accounts Payable Clerk – Finance Job at Nova Scotia Health Authority – in Kentville, NS

Req ID: 122761
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Western* Zone, Kentville NS*
Department: FI Accounts Payable & Banking
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT* (*100%* FTE) x *2* position(s)*
Status: NSGEU Off&Cler* position*
Posting Closing Date: 8-Dec-21

Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.
Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there’s a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with an Nova Scotia Health role means you’ll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out www.novascotia.com to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.

Reporting to the Assistant Manager – Accounts Payable, the Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for carrying out assigned functional accounting and maintaining the integrity of information within the accounting subsystems in Financial Services. The Accounts Payable Clerk responds to and serves as a point of contact for customers and vendors.
The Accounts Payable Clerk ensures that the principles and practices that guide the Nova Scotia Health Authority such as the vision, mission, values, strategic directions, ethics, safety, quality, partnerships and interprofessional collaboration are integrated within the support that is provided by the work that they do and through the messages they deliver.


  • Graduate of a recognized post-secondary business program with an emphasis in Accounting
  • Minimum one (1) year recent and related experience in a computerized Accounting environment in the past three (3) years
  • Work experience in Accounts Payable preferred
  • Ability to use MS Office (Word, Outlook and Excel), Accounting software and willingness to learn new programs
  • Ability to use general office equipment
  • Knowledge of Accounts Payable and General Accounting
  • Demonstrated accountability
  • Demonstrated judgment and decision making skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service
  • Demonstrated communication and conflict resolution skills
  • Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork skills
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and innovation
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Demonstrated planning, organization and time management skills
  • Commitment to promoting a culture that supports safety, ethical practices and organizational health
  • Demonstrated good attendance in current and past employment
  • Exemplary work history as demonstrated in current and past employment
  • Physical capabilities to perform the duties of the position
  • Experience working within the functional area of Accounts Payable an asset
  • Experience working within SAP an asset
  • Experience in a health care environment an asset
  • Competencies in other languages preferred; French an asset

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application. Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.

Hours of Work

  • Two (2) Permanent, full-time position; 70 hours bi-weekly

Salary Information

$21.80 – $24.39 hourly

Once You’ve Applied
Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Some opportunities may be eligible for our Employee Referral Program. If a Nova Scotia Health employee refers a candidate who is not working for the organization and the candidate is hired, the employee who made the referral may be eligible to earn up to $1000. For more details and instructions, please visit please visit Recruitment – Incentives
This is a Admin Professionals bargaining unit – NSGEU position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.
As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2021.
Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians, People of Colour, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ and Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.

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Job Type: Full-time

About the Company

Company: Nova Scotia Health Authority –

Company Location:  Kentville, NS

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