Business Officer [D059]

Business Officer [D059]

19 Nov
University of Toronto.

19 Nov

University of Toronto.


Toronto, ON

$74,041 a year

About us:

The University of Toronto Scarborough is a place of energy, enthusiasm and passion. Our commitment to inclusive excellence attracts the brightest learners, scholars and employees from around the globe. Our success has been made possible by the opportunity given to us by our Indigenous hosts to operate on their territory, and we cherish our continuing partnerships with these communities. The University of Toronto Scarborough is an exciting campus with unlimited potential. Join us on our journey.

Your opportunity:

The Office of the Vice-President & Principal supports the priorities and objectives established by the Principal in accordance with the UTSC Strategic Plan and the President’s Three Priorities. The office also oversees the planning of major university and campus-wide events, initiatives and special projects such as official groundbreaking and building opening ceremonies, convocation and U of T Scarborough awards and recognition. We are the primary contact for all aspects of campus protocol including, visiting delegations and dignitaries.

We are currently recruiting for a Business Officer to join the Office of the Vice-President & Principal. Working under general supervision of the Director, the Business Officer is responsible for overseeing several operating budgets and performing a range of financial and administrative functions for the department.

Your responsibilities will include:

- Forecasting, planning and monitoring multiple complex budgets
- Analyzing financial trends and preparing analytical reports and forecasts for management decision making
- Monitoring department budget to ensure expenditures remain within budgeted allocations
- Applying the University Guide to Financial Management and other applicable policies, agency and regulatory requirements
- Implementing plans and process improvements for financial administration activities
- Producing complex statistical and/or financial reports
- Liaising with internal and external contacts to facilitate purchasing and/or procurement processes
- Identifying and resolving individual financial discrepancies

Essential Qualifications:

- Bachelor's Degree in finance or accounting or acceptable combination of equivalent experience. Completion or working towards a professional accounting designation.
- Minimum four years of related financial and administrative experience.
- Experience with budget preparation, forecasting and analysis.
- Excellent computer skills with demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
- Sound working knowledge of financial and human resources software systems such as SAP (HRIS, FIS) or comparable applications.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Demonstrative initiative and time management skills.
- Highly analytical and detail oriented.
- Must possess tact, diplomacy and a positive and professional attitude.
- Sound knowledge of GAAP.
- Must be able to work independently.
- Strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to service excellence.

To be successful in this role you will be:

- Accountable
- Diplomatic
- Multi-tasker
- Organized
- Problem solver
- Team player

Travel: None

Notes: Please note that this is a maternity replacement term position from December 2, 2019 to February 15, 2021.

A copy of the full job description is available upon request from the UTSC HR Office.

Employee Group: United Steelworkers (USW)

Appointment Type: Budget - Term

Schedule: Full-time

Pay Scale Group and Hiring Rate: USW Pay Band 13 - $74,041 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $94,687. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.

Job Field: Administration

Job Posting: Nov 19, 2019

Job Closing: Nov 27, 2019, 10:59:00 PM

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