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Payment Clerk_Contract Position


Job Description Payment Clerk


The Payment Clerk’s role is to process a high-volume of consumer payments received each day in various trust accounts .



Primary Job Functions


  • Review, analyze and process electronic payment downloads


  • Process other payment types, such as mailed-in cheques, walk-ins (cash and interac payments)


  • Reconcile posted batches to actual money received and prepare end-of-day daily balancing reports.  Review and reconcile posted payments report by bank code and match them with applicable deposit items.  Prepare deposit slips for each trust account as necessary.


  • Monitor deposit due dates for post-dated cheques.  Prepare deposit slips and deposit to applicable client trust accounts.


  • Review and process client downloads, such as those for direct payments, balance adjustments and reversals, according to client instructions and special handling procedures.


  • Support the Payment Processing Group with filing projects, including catching up on historical files and assisting with the creation, implementation and maintenance of daily filing procedures.



Education, Experience and Skills


  • Ability to handle a high volume of data entry with accuracy


  • Intermediate to advanced excel skills (knowledge of excel functions such as pivot table is an asset)


  • Minimum one year accounting certificate


  • Exceptional communication skills


Accounting Banking, Finance and Insurance