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  • Title: Financial Analyst -
  • Employer: Ontario Tech University
  • Display Date: 2022-01-06
  • Location: Oshawa, ON
  • Salary: $70,065 with annual step progression
  • Preferred application method: temps plein


Finance Department - Financial Analyst - Limited Term
Ontario Tech University
115 avis
Oshawa, ON
Temps plein

Faculty or Department: Finance

Number of Positions: 1

Position Title: Financial Analyst

Appointment Type: Limited Term

Hours of work: 35 per Week

Salary Range: Level 9 – Annual Hiring Salary , $70,065 with annual step progression in accordance with the Salary Grid.

Posting Date: December 6, 2021

Closing Date: December 20, 2021

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Manager of Financial Reporting, the Financial Analyst is responsible for the financial management of administrative and faculty units through the provision of professional expertise on expense control and financial accounting, in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. This position is responsible for the preparation of the University’s management reports and analysis of financial results against budget and forecast.

The Financial Analyst is also responsible for gathering, analyzing, interpreting and disseminating complex information required for the annual budget and quarterly forecast processes and reporting of these on a quarterly basis to the University’s Audit and Finance Committee.


The Financial Analyst responsibilities include:

Delivering professional financial guidance, leadership, education and support to the University community including Directors and Managers of Planning and Operations, Finance and Administration Officers and other senior University community members in the areas of:
financial performance
budget and forecast preparation and reporting
accounting treatment
financial accountability
Responsible for a portfolio of business units with a very high degree of complexity that requires an in-depth understanding and interpretation of different accounting principles and treatment.
Prepares, reviews and analyses the University has consolidated management reports with analysis of results to forecast and budget for reporting to the University’s Audit and Finance Committee.
Oversees the monthly capital asset depreciation process, and performs year-over-year analysis of asset categories, and other assigned “income statement” accounts on a quarterly basis for reporting to Audit and Finance Committee.
Is an integral part of the Financial Reporting team to produce a monthly cash flow forecast for the university.
Developing, coordinating and providing training and education sessions, as required, to the University community to enhance their ability to make sound financial decisions for their respective units.
Prepares accurate and complete financial reports for submission to internal and external organizations on a timely basis, including COFO, Statistic Canada reporting, Ministry reporting and Revenue Canada reporting.
Active participation in all special projects, including continuous process improvements, as assigned by the Director, Financial Planning and Reporting.

Required Skills
Excellent problem solving and communication skills.
Strong financial system and software package skills (e.g. Banner, Excel)
Excellent interpersonal, analytical, organizational and planning skills
Ability to multi-task, to evaluate issues and provide alternative solutions.
Team player and remain calm under pressure.
Self-starter, proactive and service oriented.

Candidates must have a post-secondary degree and a CPA (Certified Professional Accounting) designation.
Verification of Academic credentials may be required

Required Experience
5+ years of financial reporting experience preferred.
Budget development and implementation expertise.
Excellent financial modeling experience, preferably within a non-for-profit environment.
How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit in electronic format a covering letter and their resume. Applications will be accepted until December 20, 2021 or until a suitable candidate is found. We appreciate all applications received; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Ontario Tech University is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, while especially encouraging applications from women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender ex<x>pression. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous Peoples in Canada will be given priority.

Ontario Tech University respects people\\\'s different needs and therefore will take all reasonable steps to ensure accommodation for applicants where appropriate. The University is also committed to ensuring that confidentiality is maintained throughout all aspects of the recruitment cycle.

The University has implemented a mandatory vaccine directive and this affects all employees, students and community members attending our University campus. As a result, all Ontario Tech employees attending campus are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Where operational needs require you to attend campus to perform the duties of your job, you will be required to comply with this request and with the mandatory vaccine directive which requires all employees to be fully vaccinated to attend campus as of October 17, 2021. To learn more about the University’s mandatory vaccination directive, please click here.

The university recognizes some faculty and staff may require accommodations. We are committed to an accommodation process in which individualized needs (e.g. for medical and religious/creed grounds) are appropriately addressed under the Ontario Human Rights Code. If you require accommodation, please contact Julie Day, Health and Disability Management Specialist. For more information about the universities policies for accommodating employees with disabilities please review the university’s Accessibility Policy

The university acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation which is covered under the Williams Treaties. We are situated on the Traditional Territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation which includes Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi.

Ontario Tech University

Expiration Date: 2022-01-24