Financial Officer

Website Mount Royal University

Job Description:

Collaborate with the Management team on the strategic planning development and implementation of the annual operating budget for the department.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monthly and annual reconciliation of department balance sheets and year-end procedures.
  • Develop and manage strategies for all year-end procedures for two very distinct areas.
  • Utilize a wide variety of statistical and interpretive approaches to data analysis, fiscal monitoring, and reporting.
  • First point of contact for the Finance Department, Supply Chain, and PCI form.
  • Work with the appropriate areas, and personnel on overseeing grants for CAR.
  • Research and remain current with emerging trends in products and processes that promote environmental sustainability and stewardship, and incorporate them into departmental business/budget plans.
  • Coordinates with the Director and Associate Directors’ Needs, Inventory, and Facilities plans.
  • Developing and maintaining supplier relationships by ensuring ongoing communication and spending checks related to payments and any outstanding balances.
  • Support the advancement of services to students while balancing entrepreneurial activity.
  • Identify ways to streamline and improve efficiencies.
  • Build and nurture an athletic and recreation community to enhance lives and economic sustainability.
  • Lead the development and administration of sound fiscal policies and practices (accounts payable, accounts receivable, revenue controls including daily deposits and cash handling, etc.).
  • Identify key performance indicators and metrics for programs and services, including systems(s) to collect supporting data.
  • Direct the development, implementation, and monitoring of a coordinated revenue plan.
  • Reconcile the Cougars Athletics Fund with the Travel and Office Administrator.
  • Assist in the development of business plans for the Physical Resources/Expansion Committee.
  • Support allocating resources for assessment, evaluation, and research activity.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience monitoring strategic plans’ actual performance versus planned and updating accordingly.
  • 4 years of progressively responsible experience in related fields of business administration, financial planning, project management and business analysis.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships and work as a member of the team.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead as well as adapt to changing priorities, situations and demands.
  • Significant and complex budget experience.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, accounting, or a related field
  • Extensive computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets and google suite (or equivalent).
  • Demonstrated commitment to and appreciation of diversity, cultural competence and global perspectives.

Job Details:

Company:  Mount Royal University

Job Category: Education

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Calgary, Alberta, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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