Finance Partner

Toronto (City), Ontario
To be discussed
March 8, 2024
April 7, 2024
Job Type
CPA status
CPA Member

York University




Finance Partner


Reference: 109523


Duration: Permanent Full Time


Location: 4700 Keele Street, Toronto




York is a leading international teaching and research university, and a driving force for positive change. Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term careers and personal success. Together, we can make things right for our communities, our planet and our future.




The Department of Budgets and Assets Management, (BAM), is dedicated to supporting York University's budgeting processes and structures, in pursuit of its mission, vision and priorities. Within BAM, the Finance and Budgets Partnerships team is central to providing strategic advice/support to its range of clients, including Faculties and administrative units. The Finance and Budgets Partnerships team creates communities of best practice and systems to continually monitor and improve outcomes to enhance client service.




The Finance Partner (Partner) is accountable for the provision of essential day-to-day finance services to guide effective decision-making and strategic planning for a portfolio of client groups comprised of administrative units and Faculties. This position has a broad scope of responsibilities which includes analyses, data extraction, report production and interpretation, system design/enhancements/testing, costing and projections. The Partner is also responsible for the integrity and accuracy of financial results, monitoring internal controls, and ensuring compliance with University policies and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.




The Partner also provides a range of specialist professional services which include multi-year budgeting, financial forecasting, financial and resource planning, accounting and financial reporting, and procurement. The Partner maintains a commitment to advancing sustainability, equity, diversity, and inclusion at York University.




To be considered for this opportunity, you will bring the following:






  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related field. Completion of a recognized professional accounting designation in good standing (e.g., CPA, CA, CGA, CMA).





  • 4 years related experience working in a complex and large organizations in a similar role. Experience with complex data management, accounting skills, including accounting principles and practices, maintaining, analyzing, and monitoring complex financial records, working accurately with figures under pressure of high volume is required. Experience working with PeopleSoft, Maximo, or any Enterprise Resource Planning System will be considered an asset. Experience working in Post-Secondary Institution is an asset.



For full position details, including skills and knowledge requirements, and to apply to this exciting opportunity visit the External Career Portal ( and refer to posting 109523.




We offer comprehensive benefits and access to superb educational and recreational facilities. For more information on what York has to offer U please visit:




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