Finance Analyst

University of Alberta

This place is part of the Non-Educational Employees Affiliation (NASA). 

This place affords a complete advantages package deal which may be considered at: School & Employees Advantages  

Location – Work will primarily happen at Enterprise Sq..

Working for the College of Alberta

The University of Alberta acknowledges that we’re positioned on Treaty 6 territory, and respects the histories, languages and cultures of First Nations, Métis, Inuit and all First Peoples of Canada, whose presence continues to complement our vibrant neighborhood. 

The University of Alberta is teeming with change makers, neighborhood builders, and world shapers who lead with goal every day. We’re house to greater than 40,000 college students in 200+ undergraduate and 500+ graduate applications, over 13,000 school and workers, 260,000 alumni worldwide and have been acknowledged as one in all Canada’s Greenest Employers for over a decade. 

Your work could have a significant affect on an enchanting cross part of individuals—from our college students and stakeholders, to our famend researchers and innovators who’re fairly actually curing illnesses, making discoveries and producing options that make the world more healthy, safer, stronger, and extra simply. 

Place Abstract 

The Analysis Providers Workplace is accountable for producing monetary data from the supply modules that’s utilized by Monetary Providers to provide institutional degree statements. RSO is answerable for producing the supplementary schedules that assist our institutional monetary statements. These duties require RSO to make sure that the integrity of the data maintained and produced is of the very best high quality and in addition supported by good enterprise practices. This place performs a key function in guaranteeing that these requirements are adhered to and can use a excessive diploma {of professional} judgment when finishing up the place’s duties. 

This place will liaise and present assist and steerage to sponsors, workers inside different groups of RSO and the college neighborhood. This place is answerable for utilizing skilled judgement to make sure that College and sponsor procedures, pointers and insurance policies (that are per Typically Accepted Accounting Rules (GAAP) are utilized always. On this functionally-based service setting, the place is anticipated to behave independently and in a workforce setting to make sure fast and environment friendly providers are delivered each internally and externally. 

Analysis awards have develop into more and more complicated to interpret and administer. This place should be sure that the stewardship necessities from the sponsors are being met. This place, in collaboration with the RSO workforce members, is answerable for guaranteeing that every one monetary obligations outlined within the awards are met and adhered to all through the lifetime of the award. 

The Finance Analyst should possess robust accounting, analytical and communication expertise, coupled with demonstrated technical expertise (PeopleSoft, Excel, and so forth.). The Finance Analyst is anticipated to present analyses, studies, and different monetary deliverables inside stringent time frames. 


  • Prepares, indicators off and submits claims to sponsors in a number of currencies that replicate bills incurred below analysis tasks; 
  • Prepares, indicators off and submits complicated monetary statements to sponsors requiring the appliance of consolidation ideas, overseas forex translation, accrual accounting; 
  • Investigates and resolves monetary discrepancies within the accounting information equivalent to these associated to: Budgets, Income, Billings/Accounts Receivable, Expenditures, Venture Monetary Statements 
  • Administration and processing of subgrants; 
  • Assists with the monitoring, investigating and amassing late accounts receivable objects; 
  • Gives help with establishing monetary necessities to workers who negotiate agreements; 
  • Critiques and interprets monetary phrases and circumstances of funding awards to finish monetary reporting necessities; 
  • Prepares and submits basic ledger journal entries for approval; 
  • Applies inside insurance policies and procedures to make sure correct recognition of income that may in the end be mirrored within the monetary statements of the College; 
  • Identifies system associated errors or points and recommends options; 
  • Develops and implements updates to RSO coaching/improvement/shows for the College neighborhood; 
  • Performs detailed evaluation and closes analysis tasks as soon as all phrases and circumstances have been met; 
  • Assesses expenditures for eligibility and adherence to funds; 
  • Participates in Consumer Acceptance Testing for methods improvement as required; 
  • Performs different duties as assigned. 


  • Undergraduate diploma in a associated self-discipline or a enterprise or accounting diploma mixed with present enrolment in knowledgeable accounting program required; an accounting designation could be an asset. 
  • Minimal of two years monetary expertise in a analysis administration setting. 
  • Robust communication (oral and written), interpersonal, and organizational expertise.
  • Superior time administration expertise; capability to offer well timed and environment friendly service. 
  • Excessive degree of accuracy and a focus to element. 
  • Skill to make well timed choices and act on particular person initiative.
  • Data of analysis insurance policies, procedures and pointers for the most important sponsors and the College of Alberta could be an asset. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Workplace suite. 
  • Data of PeopleSoft Financials could be an asset. 

Notice: On-line functions are accepted till midnight Mountain Customary Time of the cut-off date.

We thank all candidates for his or her curiosity; nevertheless, solely these people chosen for an interview shall be contacted.

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