Finance Officer

McGill University

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Place Abstract:

Beneath the course of the Director of Finance, and in shut partnership and collaboration with the Deputy Director of newly named Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Institute of Genomic Medication and the SBMS AEC Finance group, the Finance Officer will play an important function within the billing for, monitoring and compliance of funds for the Workplace of the Deputy Director, constructing and analyzing advanced information and reporting in addition to making certain a clean and environment friendly functioning of the Institute’s monetary administration and reporting actions. The institute obtained a landmark donation of $30M to help McGill College’s famend genomics analysis and teaching programs. As well as, most lately there was an announcement that McGill was granted a $165M in the direction of genomics and RNA analysis program. With all of this wonderful funding information come greater and extra advanced obligations of stewardship and accountability, which requires this unit to have a robust, on the bottom, palms on finance officer.

Main Obligations:

Manages and evaluates a portfolio of funds together with the sound monetary operations and co-ordination of actions within the areas associated to finance.

Implements finest practices and offers a standardization of service throughout the Institute that ensures compliance and effectivity.

Accountable for supporting and contributing to strategic initiatives of the Institute, together with however not restricted to participation in particular strategic workgroups in addition to ongoing discussions and initiatives.

Identifies income producing alternatives, prepares the financials of the enterprise plans and presents suggestions to the Deputy Director to be introduced to stakeholder.

Identifies and creates processes and aligns sources to perform key aims; clearly conveys and assigns clear accountability for essential aims, deadlines, and expectations. Develop and analyze advanced stories  with the usage of present instruments and sources reminiscent of Crystal and Excel to be able to reply to reporting wants associated to variance evaluation, month-to-month pattern projections, price range growth and platform value centre funds.

Acts as a key liaison between the Central’s Monetary Providers, School’s Monetary Affairs Workplace and the SBMS AEC Finance groups. Establishes a detailed partnership with the lab/unit managers of the Institute’s varied sub-units on issues affecting the billing, value restoration and different monetary issues.

Communicates College and Granting Company insurance policies & procedures to the Institute’s management and operational groups to advertise and guarantee compliance with all relevant laws and maintains communication with the Institute’s management group and SBMS finance group.

Supplies steerage and coaching to native customers on monetary affairs and coverage implementation to make sure finest practices are adopted for monetary transactions together with expense reimbursements, PCards, BSA, MMP, and so forth.

Supplies coaching and help to roll out new finance programs and/or instruments. Delivers one-on-one or group coaching periods to person neighborhood impacted by new or modified College or School insurance policies and programs.

Different Qualifying Abilities and/or Talents:
Bachelor of Commerce required. Ideally in Finance and/or Accounting.  In depth information of fund accounting and monetary administration. Potential to manage funds, put together detailed budgets, present variance evaluation and pattern forecasts. Data of McGill fund varieties (or different College) together with expertise working with analysis grants and expertise working for totally or partially self-financed models is an asset. Potential to successfully talk and work together with varied ranges of workers and teachers. Service-oriented with wonderful customer support expertise and the flexibility to determine productive working relationships rapidly. Demonstrated skill creating complete monetary statements, getting ready excessive degree stories for stakeholders with non-finance backgrounds, getting ready stories for monetary audits, working with advanced and superior Excel capabilities and formulation, and creating detailed skilled stories. Sturdy reporting and information evaluation expertise are a requirement. Proficiency and excessive degree of consolation with computerized functions together with spreadsheets, databases, word-processing software program, Banner FIS, Crystal stories and Excel. Wonderful analytical and problem-solving expertise. Confirmed organizational expertise with skill to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines. Confirmed skill to work autonomously and as a part of a group. Potential to coach and encourage workers and colleagues. Confirmed success in facilitating and sustaining sturdy, constant, and optimistic communications to a various viewers. Demonstrated oral and written communication expertise in each English and French. Accounting or Finance designation is taken into account an asset (CMA or CGA).

Extra info: Testing might be administered.

Minimal Training and Expertise:

Bachelor’s Diploma 3 Years Associated Expertise with Bachelor’s Diploma /

Annual Wage:

(MPEX Grade 05) $69,430.00 – $86,790.00 – $104,150.00

Hours per Week:

33.75 (Full time)


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