Job description Bookkeepers And Accounting Clerks Supervisor near Edmonton (AB)

Find out what work is like for a bookkeepers and accounting clerks supervisor in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Supervisors, finance and insurance office workers (NOC 1212).

Supervisors, finance and insurance office workers


Supervisors of finance and insurance office workers supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers in the following unit groups: Accounting and related clerks (1431), Payroll administrators (1432), Banking, insurance and other financial clerks (1434) and Collectors (1435). They are employed by banks and other financial institutions, insurance companies, and by other establishments throughout the private and public sectors.

Job duties

  • This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Implement efficient working processes and co-ordinate, assign and review the work of clerks engaged in the following duties: administering accounts payable and receivable; processing, verifying and recording financial documents and forms; administering payrolls; processing, verifying and recording insurance claims and forms; and collecting user fees and payments on overdue accounts
  • Examine and verify accuracy of work and authorize routine payments, credits and other transactions
  • Establish work schedules and procedures and co-ordinate activities with other work units or departments
  • Resolve work-related problems and prepare and submit progress and other reports
  • Identify training needs and train workers in job duties and company policies
  • Requisition supplies and materials
  • Ensure smooth operation of computer systems and equipment and arrange for maintenance and repair work
  • May perform the same duties as workers supervised.

Job titles

  • supervisor of accounting
  • accounts payable supervisor
  • accounts receivable supervisor
  • bank clerks supervisor
  • billing supervisor
  • bookkeeping supervisor
  • supervisor, claims adjusters
  • collection supervisor
  • credit supervisor
  • payroll supervisor

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