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Finance & Business Officer - University of Toronto Scarborough

updated on 6:32 AM, August 31, 2022
Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Finance & Business Officer
Deadline: September 18, 2022

Job Description / Duties

Monitoring department budget to ensure expenditures remain within budgeted allocations (including reconciling accounts, processing accounts payable and receivable)
Forecasting, planning and monitoring multiple complex budgets
Planning and overseeing short and long range activities that support financial administration
Making recommendations on budget allocations involving multiple sources of revenue and/or recoveries
Analyzing financial trends and preparing analytical reports and forecasts for management decision making (e.g. preparing budget variance reports and statistics)
Developing and revising business methods that support administrative workflow and objectives
Implementing plans and process improvements for financial administration activities
Directing the activities of a single ongoing staff-appointed employee and casual staff

Qualifications / Required Skills

Bachelor's Degree in finance or accounting and working towards a CPA designation or equivalent combination of education and experience
Minimum four years of related financial and administrative management experience, including experience with budget preparation, forecasting and analysis, monthly statement reconciliation, and financial reporting
Supervisory experience, preferably in a unionized environment
Must have well-developed accounting, budgeting, forecasting, financial and administrative management skills (i.e. auditing accounts, reconciling budget anomalies, processing accounts payable and receivables, recommending budget allocations, preparing statistical information, and complete onboarding and payroll documentation for new hires)
Advanced proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
Demonstrated working knowledge of financial and human resources software systems such as SAP (e.g. HRIS, FIS) or comparable applications
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including report writing
Demonstrative initiative, organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize and manage competing deadlines
Highly analytical and detailed-oriented
Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to demonstrate integrity, professionalism, sound judgment and tact
Ability to deal with sensitive and confidential issues and information
Must be able to show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment

Additional Information

View the posting and apply online: https://jobs.utoronto.ca/job/Toronto-Finance-&-Business-Officer-ON/562819317/

Salary: $81,000 USW Pay Band 14

Contact Information

Greg Hum

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The University of Toronto Scarborough is a place of energy, enthusiasm and passion. Our commitment to inclusive excellence attracts the brightest learners, scholars and employees from around the globe. Our success has been made possible by the opportunity given to us by our Indigenous hosts to operate on their territory, and we cherish our continuing partnerships with these communities. The University of Toronto Scarborough is an exciting campus with unlimited potential. Join us on our journey.

The Department of Student Housing and Residence Life is committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment that is conducive to students’ personal and academic success. Our department is responsible for planning and directing all aspects of the University of Toronto Scarborough’s student residences in order to provide accommodations and a community that promotes the development of our students. We work collaboratively with student service professionals across the campus in order to provide a wide range of activities, services and supports to enhance the quality of student experience.