Accountant, Ancillary Services

Job ID47-69-75-F5-C3-58
CompanyRed River College
Date Posted2019-11-28
Posted Until2019-12-12
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryFinance
Accountant, Ancillary Services
Financial Services
Position Location: Notre Dame Campus (Winnipeg, MB)

Full-Time Position Available

This competition may be used to establish a 12 month eligibility list of qualified candidates for future vacancies.

Red River College is a leader in applied learning and innovation. Our talented team of employees is passionate about education, innovation and student success. We offer competitive salaries, extensive benefits, and the opportunity for personal and professional growth in a rewarding career.

"Duties: Reporting to the Accounting Manager, Ancillary Services, the incumbent will work closely with Ancillary Services managers and team members. The incumbent will provide process improvement recommendations, sound financial advice, ensure internal controls are maintained and effective, support management in day to day activities, and assist the Ancillary Services team in promoting and ensuring balance between the entrepreneurial activity of the departments, risk management and due diligence in a public sector organization. Additionally, they will act as a representative of Financial Services and will be a liaison between Ancillary Services and Financial Services.

The Ancillary Services Accountant will work with multiple software/systems to maintain the financial reporting integrity between the various systems and Red River College's Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. Responsibilities include reconciliations of vendor and GL accounts, journal entries, oversee month end and year end accounting process, ad-hoc reporting/analytics and process/financial/system audits. "

- Diploma in Business with an Accounting major; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
- Significant general accounting experience
- Accounting experience in a retail environment with an Inventory-Based Point of Sale (POS) system
- Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
- Extensive experience with Microsoft Office Suite
- Extensive experience using inventory management systems and accounting systems
- Strong analytical and organizational skills
- Ability to meet tight deadlines and work independently with limited supervision as well as a member of a team
- Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced and demanding environment
- Values Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
- Commitment to lifelong learning

- Business Degree with major in accounting
- Actively pursuing a CPA designation
- Experience working in a large organization
- Experience working with an ERP, such as Colleague
- Experience working in a public sector environment

- Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada
- This position may be required to work evenings and/or weekends
- This position may be required to work overtime
- Incumbent must provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Records Check
How To ApplyApplicants are to clearly demonstrate how they satisfy the selection criteria in their written submissions and must identify the competition number they are applying for in the subject line of the email

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This competition may be used to establish a 12 month eligibility list of qualified candidates for future vacancies.

We seek diversity in our workplace. Aboriginal persons, women, visible minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Competition #: 2019-298
Closing Date: December 12, 2019
Salary: $47,302 - 64,683 per annum

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Red River College provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If an applicant requires accommodation during the application or selection process, Human Resource Services will work with the applicant to meet the accommodation needs.

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