Finance Clerk - Canada Summer Jobs

The Mustard Seed Calgary, AB

Reporting to the Controller, the Finance Clerk Summer Student assists in providing financial information to senior management. You will have the opportunity to develop key accounting and finance skills, as well as personal capabilities and relationships in an encouraging work environment.

Location: Calgary
Position Type: Seasonal Employment, 8 weeks
Schedule: 35 hours per week
Reporting to: Controller


  • Assist in the preparation of monthly and quarterly reporting compiling financial and non-financial information;
  • Develop new and update existing procedure manuals for various financial accounting tasks;
  • Perform month-end and quarter-end duties: prepare journal entries, reconcile general ledger accounts, and investigate reconciliation differences;
  • Provide support to the budget and forecasting process;
  • Obtain a deep understanding of The Mustard Seed’s operating processes and procedures, Accounting, Reporting & Technology;
  • Demonstrate initiative supporting month-end accounting and data governance processes;
  • Prepare journal entries, reconcile accounts, investigate variances;
  • Support external reporting requirements including tax provisions and cash flow;
  • Identify efficiencies and support the implementation of process improvements;
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Current enrollment in a formal co-op or internship program in 3rd or 4th year Accounting or Finance program at an accredited post-secondary institution, and returning to full-time studies after the work term
  • Positive and professional work ethics, which include: Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence
  • Must pass criminal record check
  • Alignment with our core values of Christ-centeredness and faith
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel (pivot tables and V-lookups)
  • A self-starter mentality with a continuous improvement attitude who is results-oriented and motivated by accuracy
  • A passion and dream to pursue a professional designation (e.g. CPA, CFA, etc.)
  • Outstanding collaboration skills to achieve the best results and deliver the best outcome
  • A strong degree of curiosity - anticipating potential problems and tackling out-of-the-ordinary situations


  • Office setting or remote work, or a combination of both – based on the Government of Alberta restrictions due to COVID-19 pandemic, Monday – Friday during business hours
  • Flexible working hours and some overtime may be required
  • Prolonged periods of sitting, computer use
  • Minimal physical effort
  • Moderate to extreme mental effort
  • Limited travel may be required


  • An Employment Background Check is required for all positions at The Mustard Seed
  • As The Mustard Seed is a Christian ministry, we require our employees to agree to respect and not detract from The Mustard Seed’s Employment Values during their employment at The Mustard Seed.
  • Must have legal authorization to work in Canada on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer


  • Be between 18 and 30 years of age
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
  • Not a member of the Immediate Family of the Employer or a member of the Immediate Family of an officer or director of the Employer
  • International students are not eligible participants
  • Please do not apply if all these conditions are not met
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