Financial Administrator

Website University of Calgary

Job Description:

Provide advice and instruction and respond to requests for information from departments and units across the institution

Job Responsibilities:

  • Initiate journal entries in PeopleSoft
  • Ensure transactions are compliant with GAAP and university policies and procedures
  • Provide coaching and guidance to junior journal entry initiators
  • Act as a resource to management to provide accurate, reliable and timely special reports
  • Approve journal entries within approval threshold
  • Contribute to ongoing process improvement of the university’s financial systems and processes
  • Liaise with Financial Reporting staff to ensure university financial reporting requirements are understood and work is consistently performed in such a way as to support accurate, timely and meaningful reporting

Job Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of university financial reporting systems is required
  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills is required
  • May consider a combination of education and experience.
  • 4 to 5 years experience in a computerized accounting environment is required.
  • Extensive understanding of university chart-fields and ability to apply knowledge and communicate correct application of rules is required
  • Strong spreadsheet skills is required
  • Minimum bachelors degree in a related field required.

Job Details:

Company: University Of Calgary

Job Category: Education

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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