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Financial Officer

Date: November 1, 2012
Reports to (Job Title): Business Manager, CEMC
Jobs Reporting (Job Titles): None
Location: Main Campus


35 hr/wk

Primary Purpose

This position is responsible for the financial and accounting operations of the CEMC.

Key Accountabilities:

1.Accounting and financial processing and reporting; has signing authority on CEMC accounts.


2.Accounting and financial reconciliation


3.Expense management and monitoring


4.Administrative support for student seminars and teacher conferences


5.Budget preparation, review, monthly reporting.

Position Requirements


College diploma or degree in accounting, business or finance or related experience


Experience and knowledge of GAAP and regular updating of this skill. Good English language skills; experience dealing with suppliers, travel agents, and financial aspects of events administration. Intermediate to advanced experience with accounting and financial reporting standards and management of financial accounts and records. Excellent time management skills and attention to detail.  Proven ability to related complex policies and procedures to staff and clients.


MS Word Excel PowerPoint Other

Intermediate experience with Microsoft Word

Intermediate to advanced experience with Microsoft Excel


Basic experience with database and other software packages

Nature and Scope

Interpersonal Skills:


Present, discuss information and problems



Level of Responsibility:

The job has specialized work with minimal supervision and provides guidance to others. Most issues should be solved with more complex items brought forward to the supervisor for assistance as needed.

Decision-Making Authority:

Independently resolve event-specific decisions, subject to available budgetary constraints. Deals with specific items affecting CEMC accounts and provides follow up to address outstanding issues

Physical and Sensory Demands:

Minimal demands typical of an administrative position within an office environment

Working Environment:

Travel:  Occasional/infrequent travel required

Working Hours:  Regular working hours; some flex time possible during busier contest and seminar/conference times.

Risks  – physical and psychological :

Physical risks

Psychological risks

No significant risks; occasionally (rarely) interactions with suppliers may be difficult