Job number: 22-BGTO-82-PC
Posting date: November 22, 2022
Closing date: Until a suitable candidate is found
Salary: Will begin reviewing resumes on January 4, 2023
ABOUT THE POSITION
The Budget Officer is a key member of the Finance department and works alongside the Senior Financial Analyst, second Budget Officer and reports to the Chief Financial Officer. This role works collaboratively in preparation of College annual budget, quarterly forecast, quarterly reporting, and annual financial statements. The nature and scope of this work has a College wide impact. Sound working knowledge of budgeting, forecasting and financial reporting is required. A thorough understanding of College Financial guidelines, processes and procedures is required. Responsibilities include
- Budget Officer for Operational Budgets, such as; Facilities & IT, Registrar, Student and College Services, Marketing Specialist, Compliance and Emergency Response, Library, Institutional Analysis & Planning, Corporate Communications, Finance
- Lead on preparing the tuition forecast, budget and unearned revenue calculations
- Lead on preparing budget, and forecast for International revenues
- Prepares scholarships forecast and budget (in coordination with the Awards Officer)
- Lead on preparing endowment, investment quarterly annual earnings, and forecast
- Assist in processing of journal entries, accruals and adjustments for month end and year-end including preparation of quarter accrued actuals, adjustments for revenue, expense and capital projects
- Assists A/R, A/P, Student Accounts during peak times such as intakes
- Flexible hours of work may include evenings and weekends
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
- Degree or Diploma in Accounting, Finance or Business or a combination of education and experience equivalency.
- Minimum three to four years of relevant or related experience in budgeting, accounting and financial reporting
- Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
- Must be proficient with computers, especially MS Office.
- Strong skills in organization, data entry and customer service.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills are essential.
- Knowledge or experience working with Unit 4 would be an asset.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and provide sound decision making.
- Excellent understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
- Successful applicant will be required to provide a current vulnerable sector police information check.
HOW TO APPLY
Portage College is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society.
If you have the right qualifications, experience and motivation to do extraordinary things at Portage College, we would love to hear from you. Please apply using the form below. If you have any questions, call us at 780-623-5747.
Please note we do not accept third-party resume and cover letter submissions. The College appreciates the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.