Housing Stability Bank Finance Loans Clerk – #063-2020

Job Title: Housing Stability Bank Finance Loans Clerk Competition #: 063-2020
Department: Housing Stability Bank Position Type: FT Permanent
Salary Range: START: $20.02

YEAR 1: $20.53

Unionized: Yes
Location: London –  Centre of Hope
Flexibility in scheduling is required.  The work schedule is determined in consultation with your supervisor and may vary according to requirements of responsibility.  Applicable shifts include a ½ hour paid meal break. The operational hours of this facility are 24/7.


Shifts: Monday to Friday, 08:00 a.m. to 04:00 p.m.


Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Mission and Values
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Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
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Job description

The primary accountability for the Finance Loans Clerk is the general accounting and financial duties associated with Housing Stability Bank, including Emergency Utility Assistance, Rental Assistance and loan recovery.


Service Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assisting in general accounting and related financial duties associated with Housing Stability Bank
  • Code and verify proper authorization of all invoices and cheque requisitions prior to submission to Regional Accounting Centre (RAC)
  • Follow-up with vendors regarding outstanding accounts
  • Receive and process payments from Applicants
  • Maintain cash balances and deposits
  • Prepare monthly invoicing for processing
  • Manage the Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable statements
  • Assist in the preparation and analyzing of data for reports
  • File all finance records in an orderly manner as identified by supervisor
  • Input Housing Stability Bank loans onto scheduler and maintain scheduler information accurately
  • Prepare transmit file reports for uploading to Financial Institutions systems
  • Record, reconcile and monitor Housing Stability Bank loan repayments as required
  • Prepare Housing Stability Bank loan deposits and record on database and spreadsheet
  • Prepare cheque requisitions for vendors as required
  • Provide monthly Housing Stability Bank loan repayment information to Housing Stability Bank Workers for follow up with applicants
  • Maintain organized filing system of applicant files

Perform other position related duties as required.



  • Completion of a University degree or Community College diploma in the field of accounting or business
  • Minimum one year of prior related experience in the accounting/business field, with proven knowledge of standard accounting and financial procedures and processes
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel and Access
  • Proven ability to successfully manage projects independently; strong planning and problem solving skills; ability to organize own work effectively and meet demanding deadlines
  • Effective team work skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Understanding of, support for and commitment to the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army and a willingness to adhere to them
  • Understanding of and support for a Housing First philosophy in relation to client service delivery
  • Minimum one year of prior experience working with a diverse population


Provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required. The screening is secured either through the National Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) or through a local police detachment.

May require screening through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry.

Support for and an understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada.


Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter, three professional references and resume.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.

If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.


Internal Applicants, please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.


Applications Accepted via:
Email: humanresources@centreofhope.ca

Attention:  Jennifer Perez – Senior Employee Relations Advisor

Fax:  519-661-0245


Mailing Address:  281 Wellington St., London, ON N6B 2L4

Attention:  Jennifer Perez – Senior Employee Relations Advisor

Please, no phone calls. 


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