Supervisor, Financial Services
The Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB) is the fourth largest school board in Ontario and a major employer in one of Canada’s fastest growing regions. Our inclusive and diverse board serves 83,000 students and employs nearly 12,000 staff across the City of London, Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford Counties, Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, Munsee-Delaware Nation and Oneida Nation of the Thames. We offer competitive benefits including a pension program and comprehensive mental health and well-being support. Best of all, every role at TVDSB directly supports the success of children and families in YOUR community. Join TVDSB to build each student's tomorrow, every day!
Supervisor, Financial Services
JOB TITLE: Supervisor, Financial Services
SALARY RANGE: $79,932 - $105,707
HIRING RANGE: $79,932 - $102,019
DATE OF VACANCY: 2024 February
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 2024 February 14
The Supervisor, Financial Services is responsible for the coordination, preparation and completion of required Ministry of Education financial reporting, internal and adhoc financial reporting, providing financial support and expertise to Board departments, schools, school councils and the Thames Valley Education Foundation.
•Ensuring the accurate and timely completion of the Ministry of Education financial requirements, statutory reporting requirements and other Ministry reporting requirements
•Preparation of internal and external financial reports
•Provide financial support and expertise to departments, schools and the Thames Valley Education Foundation
•Supervision of the day-to-day activities of the Financial Services team
•Administration of other corporate financial functions including the ongoing maintenance of the Board’s general ledger, corporate credit card program and ongoing tracking of tangible capital assets
•Supervise finance staff including delegation of responsibilities, managing performance and conduct issues, setting goals, completing performance appraisals, and fostering a cohesive, team oriented environment
•Provide customer service and support to schools and Board departments
•Utilize expertise to assist budget holders in assessing potential risks and implications of business decisions
•Plan and coordinate annual reporting requirements
•Liaise with external stakeholders e.g. financial institutions, Ministry of Education, external auditors, etc.
•Ensure compliance with legislative requirements, Board policies and procedures and Ministry regulations related to financial reporting and disclosure
•In-depth knowledge of accounting principles, Public Sector Accounting Standards, and all relevant legislation
•In-depth knowledge of accounting and general business management
•Strong leadership, mentoring, coaching, facilitation, presentation, report writing and customer service skills
•Proficient in computer applications such as MS Office Suite, financial systems and work-related software etc.
•Excellent interpersonal skills with effective communication skills, both orally and in writing
•Ability to understand government legislation, regulations, and communications, including the Ministry of Education Technical Papers
•Ability to plan and coordinate to meet organizational needs and timelines
•Ability to evaluate and recognize the implications of potential issues
•Ability to work both independently and part of a team
•Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
•Continuous improvement mindset
•Completion of a four (4) year Degree in Accounting or Business Administration and a professional accounting designation or equivalent
•Five (5) years of related work experience is required
First consideration will be given to permanent members of The Association of Administrative, Professional and Support Personnel (AAPSP).
The recruitment process requires a criminal background check for work with vulnerable persons.
Please note it is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is received by Human Resources on or before the deadline date.
If you were educated outside of Canada, you must have your certificates and/or diplomas or degrees assessed against Canadian education standards. This will enable you to provide proof of Canadian equivalency when applying for a job. The Alliance of Credential Evaluation Services of Canada is a membership organization that offers fair and credible academic credential assessment services in Canada. (NOTE: This is different from translating credentials into English).
The Thames Valley District School Board is committed to equity and inclusion in the recruitment of qualified staff who reflect and support the diverse perspectives, experiences and needs of our students and school communities. The Thames Valley District School Board seeks to ensure that all recruiting processes are non-discriminatory and barrier-free and will provide accommodations to applicants in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Please inform the Human Resources team member indicated below of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you require.
Please use the "APPLY FOR THIS POSITION" link below to submit your electronic application. Only applications submitted using this link will be considered.
S. Perreault, Acting Staffing Specialist, Human Resources
We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted
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