Plans and coordinates preparation of the annual and triennial budgets, as well as budget updates. Judges reliability of information received, and conducts multiple analyses and revisions to ensure quality of information produced and to comply with budgetary policies. Oversees operation of the FAST Budget financial system, putting controls in place to ensure data integrity and accuracy.
Knowledge of accounting or finance acquired through university studies
Professional accreditation in a related field (CPA, MBA) an asset
At least three years’ experience in financial management, preferably in budget management, financial planning and financial analysis
Experience interpreting and applying regulations and procedures
Experience using computer systems and software, including financial and ERP systems such as Banner, spreadsheet programs, word processors, databases, email and the Internet
Excellent ability to analyze, summarize and solve complex problems
Interpersonal relations, communication and leadership skills, to act as a resource person
Ability to organize work to meet tight deadlines, set priorities and carry out multiple tasks simultaneously
Experience in human resource and team management, as well as in interpersonal conflict resolution
Strong knowledge of benefit administration policies and procedures
Excellent skills in planning, information management and decision-making affecting one or more fiscal years; ability to coordinate annual budgetary process
Independence, creativity and attention to detail, to produce high-quality analysis
Bilingualism — English/French (spoken and written)
Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:
Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to achieve an objective or a project. Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.
Initiative: Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results. Be proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond expectations whenever possible.
Service Excellence: Reflect a positive attitude, demonstrate competence and professionalism, treat members of the community with respect, exercise care, devote full attention and find solutions. (Visit the section "Useful links" on the home page to read the detailed definition).
Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal. Accept and give constructive feedback. Adjust own behaviour to reach team goals.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require.
Temporary assignment or contract of 12 months, with possibility of renewal. Eligibility to benefits will be determined upon hiring. This position is excluded from all union accreditation units. All applications will be considered equally. To obtain a temporary assignment, internal candidates must receive approval from their immediate supervisor. Schedule with an average of 35hrs/week. Workshops offered by Leadership, Learning and Organizational Development that you have taken may be considered an asset if you apply for a position at the University. Don’t forget to list them on your CV. We thank all candidates for applying. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence. Remember to upload a copy of your diploma(s) or a certificate of merit as well as a current version of your CV into the My documents section of your career profile (please include the job ID number, i.e. J0000-0000, in the title of your document).
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