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FINANCIAL SERVICES

ANALYST, FINANCIAL PLANNING AND BUDGETS (C5540)


Posted on: February 28, 2019
Deadline: March 14, 2019
Grade: 11

Note

Repost. This posting represents a full-time contract position effective until January 31, 2022.

Scope

Reporting to the Manager, Financial Planning and Budgets, the incumbent analyzes financial data related to the University Operating Budget and is part of the team related to budget planning and reconciliation. He/she collects and analyzes budget information in order to participate in project teams and liaises with internal departments regarding financial planning and budgeting.

Primary responsibilities

  • Analyze University departmental operating budgets.
  • Monitor the financial performance of units and review and follow-up on all documentation related to financial management.
  • Analyze, prepare, and enter operating budget data into the financial system, process journals when necessary and maintain an operating organizational structure in the financial system.
  • Provide analytical budget and projection support to university departments; produce budget and projection reports and summaries for respective units, and collaborate with departments on a regular basis to ensure budget controls and compliance with university guidelines by flagging position variances and large O/S Commitments and abnormal charges posted.
  • Prepare the annual calculation and analysis of collective agreement driven salary increases by union and by employee for all filled budgeted positions.
  • Compile, analyze and prepare reports in support of budget analysis and design and implement process control measures to enhance greater efficiency of services, when applicable.
  • Maintain relationship with various departments that supply information needed for budget preparation and review.
  • Recommend and initiate improvements regarding budget process and procedures.
  • Liaise with the various directorates as well as financial services to ensure account reconciliation and that account deficits and surpluses comply with University policies.
  • Train employees in the sector responsible for unit budget reconciliation.
  • Perform other duties as required by the Manager and Senior Director.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field with two to four years of relevant experience in budget/ finance.
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting, budget and bookkeeping policies and procedures.
  • Good understanding of business process analysis principles.
  • Good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken and written English in order to communicate effectively with students, staff & faculty as well as to draft correspondence, documentation and reports. Basic knowledge (Level 3) of spoken French.
  • Advanced knowledge of Word and Excel and basic knowledge of PowerPoint.
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to deal sensitively with individuals.
  • Excellent organizational skills in order to effectively organize work and set work priorities under time constraints.
  • Demonstrated ability to make proposals and recommend solutions for immediate and long-term goals.
  • Keen attention to details.
  • Aptitude to work in a service-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work both as member of a team and independently.
  • Knowledge of Banner/Millennium are definite assets.
  • Professional designation is an asset.

Salary

$60,610.55 - $72,396.19 per annum

Union/Association

CUPEU

Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by March 14, 2019. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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