Career Opportunity: Accounts Payable Clerk

Accounts Payable Clerk
Regina, SK  |  Permanent, Full time

Our Company

Innovation Saskatchewan supports Saskatchewan’s research community and technology sector to create economic growth and diversity. As the central innovation agency for the Government of Saskatchewan, Innovation Saskatchewan is responsible for implementing the province's innovation priorities and growing the technology sector. Innovation Saskatchewan develops policies and programs and conducts activities that assist in the implementation of research & development, science, and technology for the province. This includes development and operation of Saskatchewan’s research and technology parks in Saskatoon and Regina.

The Opportunity

We're seeking a detail-oriented and proactive Accounts Payable Clerk to join our Finance team. Reporting directly to the Executive Director of Finance & Special Projects, you'll play a crucial role in ensuring the accurate and timely processing of accounts payable, maintaining financial data integrity, and providing essential support across various financial operations. Your contributions will directly support the Finance Team and Corporate Strategy & Services division in achieving our organizational goals.

Are you a skilled accounting clerk who’s ready to get down to business? This may be the career for you!

Primary Responsibilities

 Duties include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Processing accounts payable invoices accurately and in a timely manner, adhering to agency policies and procedures.
  • Maintaining meticulous records and ensuring proper authorization of accounts payable invoices.
  • Assisting with reconciling financial statements and preparing reports for month-end and year-end financial analysis.
  • Ensuring accuracy and integrity of financial data by maintaining detailed records and reconciling accounts.
  • Supporting the input and verification of financial transactions, including journal entries and bank deposits.
  • Providing essential support to the Finance Team and Corporate Strategy & Services division by maintaining financial data and ensuring compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Collaborating with colleagues to address inquiries and resolve issues related to accounts payable and financial transactions.
  • Other duties or projects as assigned.

What We Want from You

  • Knowledge of and ability to apply public sector accounting standards and procedures.
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic and ability to work independently under minimal supervision.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to structure daily activities and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft 365 programs, including Outlook, Word, and Excel, as well as accounting software.
  • Two years of related experience required.
  • Diploma in Accounting required; a combination of education and experience will be considered.

What We Offer

Innovation Saskatchewan employees enjoy a comprehensive suite of benefits, including extended health, dental and vision care as well as comprehensive life and protection insurance. Our Public Employees Pension Plan includes a generous employer contribution, underlining our commitment to your long-term financial security.

Enjoy the work-life balance afforded by paid Scheduled Days Off each year, alongside a starting vacation entitlement of three weeks (with acknowledgment of prior service within the Saskatchewan Government or universities). Innovation Saskatchewan’s Regina office is in the beautiful Terrace building within its Innovation Place research and technology park, centrally located on the University of Regina campus which includes parking as well as free access to a fitness centre and other perks afforded to park tenants.

At Innovation Saskatchewan, we offer more than a position; we provide a pathway to growth and well-being.

How to Apply

If you have what it takes to help grow Saskatchewan’s tech sector, please send your resume and cover letter to by May 20, 2024.