Owen Sound

Reporting to the Manager – Budget and Reporting; the principal role of the Business Office Clerk is to provide clerical and bookkeeping support of hospital business functions.  Responsibilities include processing financial & statistical transactions; communicating with patients, staff and business partners in respect to hospital accounts receivable and accounts payable; issuing payments and accepting payments; assisting the financial staff in gathering information related to hospital business functions.

Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:


  • Secondary School Diploma with a post-secondary business/finance diploma
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience providing bookkeeping or accounting support in an environment with a broad variety of business and clerical functions, preferably in a hospital business office or related environment
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and accounting controls (business mathematics skill to be tested)
  • Experience with accounts receivable and/or accounts payable software (accounts receivable and accounts payable knowledge to be tested)
  • Ability and comfort to learn new software applications
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in the following competencies: customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self-management and accountability, and flexibility/adaptability
  • Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to complete mathematical calculations accurately
  • Computer skills, at the intermediate level, including use of Microsoft Office Suite, quick and accurate data entry skills and (Excel to be tested)
  • Recent satisfactory attendance record and performance
  • Adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence) and ‘LEAD’ Competencies (Lead by example, Empower, Achieve results, Develop others) and a commitment to a safe workplace free of violence and harassment
  • Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes

Additional Information:

Posting Date: 2022-06-30

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