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Financial Coordinator

Date: November 1, 2016
Reports to (Job Title): Financial Officer
Jobs Reporting (Job Titles): None
Department: Statistics and Actuarial Science

Location:

Main Campus

Grade:

USG 5-7
35 hr/wk


Primary Purpose

The Financial Coordinator works with an assigned set of research grant and contract holders in all aspects of their projects from initial grant/contract proposal generation, budget set-up, tracking monthly financial statements and assisting with project reports to funding agencies.  The Financial Coordinator also supports the Financial Officer in managing the School’s operating budget.  Key accountabilities vary according to the USG level on this job description’s associated Career Path.

Key Accountabilities:

1.  Financial Administration:

2.  Financial Reporting:

3.  Project Management:




4.  Other duties as assigned.


Position Requirements

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business, or equivalent experience.

Canadian accounting designation an asset.  (See Career Path requirements for specific requirements at each USG level).

Experience:

Technical:

Intermediate/advanced experience with Microsoft Office, especially Excel including features such as databases and pivot tables.  Experience with online financial reporting systems.  Technical qualifications increase as the incumbent progresses on the Career Path for this position.

Technical:

MS Word Excel PowerPoint Other
word excel powerpoint other

Nature and Scope

Interpersonal Skills:

Internally, makes contacts with partner or potential partner organizations to obtain action, reach agreement, influence and negotiate; occasionally to promote or settle highly sensitive matters:

Externally, makes contacts with partner or potential partner organizations to obtain action, reach agreement and negotiate:

Level of Responsibility:

The level of responsibility increases as the incumbent progresses on the Career Path for this position

Decision-Making Authority:

Physical and Sensory Demands:

Minimal demands typical of an administrative position within an office environment.

Working Environment:

Travel None

Working Hours Regular working hours

Risks  – physical and psychological

Physical risks

  • No significant risks

Psychological risks

  • No significant risks
  • Minimal exposure to disagreeable conditions typical of a financial position