Manager, Finance

Kingston, Ontario
$85,690.00 - $112,210.00/Year
March 28, 2024
April 21, 2024
Job Type
CPA status
CPA Member

Reporting to the Executive Director of Housing & Ancillary Services, the Manager, Finance will be responsible for managing the day-to-day financial activities and resources for Housing and Ancillary Services. The incumbent liaises with the Dean's office, Financial Services, and other university departments, ensuring University financial policies are communicated and implemented across the portfolio and, as a member of the senior management team, the Manager, Finance contributes significantly to the long-term strategic planning for Housing and Ancillary Services. Housing and Ancillary Services is comprised of 4 departments and has an operating budget in excess of $100 million.

The Housing and Ancillary Services portfolio, which includes Residences, Community Housing, Event Services and the Donald Gordon Hotel and Conference Centre, has sizeable revenues and expenses, creating unique complexities for this position. The incumbent is responsible for preparing reports, analyzing data, audit considerations, account maintenance and monitoring of transactions. Additionally, the incumbent will provide advice on matters ranging from HST compliance to external contract monitoring.

The incumbent is directly responsible for the work of the Financial Analyst and Financial Assistant. This includes reviewing processes, recommending improvements, monitoring workload distribution and ensuring compliance with policies and procedures.

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  • University degree In Commerce or Business Administration plus an accounting designation (Chartered Professional Accountant).
  • Seven or more years of related post-degree experience in a business environment including demonstrated progressive responsibility in managing budgets and financial resources.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of standard accounting practices, proven budget management skills and account administration experience.
  • Satisfactory Criminal Records Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening required.
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation and regulations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of university financial systems, procedures, polices and administrative systems considered an asset.