Finance Services Analyst

Website University of Calgary

Job Description:

Reporting to the Manager, Finance Services, the Analyst, Finance Services plays an important role in the delivery of finance support to the faculties/units. This key position coordinates the delivery of financial services to the faculty/unit stakeholders while adhering to and promoting internal control and best practices and policies. Working with the Finance Partner, this position advises, coordinates and administers the operational aspects of financial processes within the faculty/unit and ensures these processes are effectively planned, coordinated and communicated across the faculty/unit. This position makes recommendations regarding the development of policies, processes and systems that would add value to Finance as well as the faculty/unit.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Continually analyze the change process and makes necessary adjustments to maximize effectiveness
  • Support the faculty/unit’s resource allocation decision making process (including research, financial, personnel, capital, information technology, etc)
  • Contribute to an environment that fosters quality improvement and a culture of safety, dignity and respect for staff
  • Recommend the operational use of Finance resources in providing the most effective and efficient delivery of financial services
  • Assist with educating team members in the faculty/unit on finance process, budgeting, and planning
  • Contribute to the creation of operational plans to deliver the requirements for Finance within client environment
  • Ability to initiate, implement and support new or modified approaches, practices and processes

Job Requirements:

  • Five or more years of extensive work experience in progressively more responsible role accounting functions including budgeting, and financial analysis
  • Proficient user of computer software applications, including large integrated enterprise resource planning systems, data warehousing and business intelligence tools, and spreadsheets
  • Strong interpersonal skills and are capable of building and maintaining productive and supportive working relationships
  • Recent graduate or near completion of a professional accounting designation (CPA, CA, CMA or CGA) with a related University degree, in business, finance, accounting or a related field
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired will be considered
  • Excellent communicator with strong written and verbal skills

Job Details:

Company: University Of Calgary

Job Category: Education

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Airdrie, Alberta, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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