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FINANCIAL SERVICES

SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST, REVENUE AND PLANNING (C4677)


Posted on: May 29, 2019
Deadline: June 11, 2019
Grade: 13

Note

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

Scope

Reporting to the Senior Director, Financial Planning and Budgets, the incumbent prepares financial reports and provides high-level financial analysis using Concordia University’s Financial Information System (FIS), Student Information System (SIS), and the Human Resources Information System (HRIS). The incumbent acts as a liaison for Financial Services, interacting with the Office of Institutional Planning & Analysis, the Office of the Registrar, I.I.T.S., Faculties and other internal departments to gather, analyze, and produce information that has a direct impact on senior administrative decision-making, or that is required to meet governmental regulations.

Primary responsibilities

  • Perform University operating grant calculation in line with the MEES (Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur) published “règles budgétaires”.
  • Understand and apply government grant regulations to revenue modeling, forecasting, and reporting.
  • Account for and reconcile the University operating grant as well as the receivables from the government grant, in the financial system.
  • Participate in the year-end audit process by preparing required information for external audit purposes.
  • Prepare and analyze quarterly projections of the University operating grant, administration revenue and tuition fees.
  • Compile and synthesize information from many different sources.
  • Monitor and analyze variance between the University Student data and Government student data and assess impact on University revenues.
  • Assist Senior Management in Financial Services with revenue modeling and other analyses as may be required.
  • Coordinate special projects involving the collection of data, costing, and the organization of pertinent financial information.
  • Perform costs analysis of student enrolment statistics that translate into government funded/non-funded revenues.
  • Support the Senior Director Financial Planning and Budgets to analyze tuition revenues and forecasts trends for Concordia University.
  • Assist with the development of new financial planning analysis, tools and reports.
  • Provide graphics and visual presentations for formal presentations, as required by the Senior Director Financial Planning and Budgets.
  • Analyze the impact of current reporting models in place and ensure that such models maximize current and future levels of funding.
  • Undertake other tasks as required.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field with four to seven years of relevant experience in budget/finance.
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting, budget and bookkeeping policies and procedures.
  • Accounting designation (CPA) is an asset.
  • Financial modeling experience is an asset.
  • Good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken and written English and French in order to communicate effectively with Government and staff as well as to draft correspondence, documentation and reports.
  • Advanced knowledge of Word and Excel and basic knowledge of PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of Concordia’s Financial Information Systems (Banner), Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) and Student Information Systems (SIS), desirable.
  • Good understanding of business process analysis principles.
  • 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.
  • Stong attention to details.
  • Aptitude to work in a service-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work both as member of a team and independently.

Salary

$70,988.18 - $84,798.44 per annum

Union/Association

CUPEU

Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by June 11, 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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