Senior General Ledger Accountant

Job ID81-E8-3D-74-A3-65
CompanyRed River College
Date Posted2019-08-09
Posted Until2019-08-23
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryFinance
Senior General Ledger Accountant (Term)
Finance department

Position Location: Notre Dame Campus (Winnipeg, MB)

Full-Time, Term Position Available
Anticipated Start mid September 2019

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: The Senior General Ledger Accountant's responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: preparation of complex financial analysis for management, government, and other funding partners; financial guidance and advice to college administration by performing of financial analysis and preparing various financial reports as required; participation in month-end and year-end processes; assistance with year-end audit, and assistance with the budget process; provision of accounting guidance and consultation to selected departments.

- Accredited Accounting Designation (CMA, CGA, CA, CPA)
- Extensive general ledger accounting experience
- Considerable financial and accounting experience including complex financial analysis
- Experience with month-end and year-end processes, external audit and preparation of budgets
- Strong knowledge of working within an ERP system
- Proficient in Windows and Microsoft Office applications
- Excellent verbal communication skills
- Strong written communication skills
- Ability to work independently and in a team, with limited supervision
- Strong analytical skills, problem solving ability and adaptability to a constantly changing environment
- Ability to multitask and produce accurate work within stringent deadlines
- Ability to be customer focused and results orientated
- A commitment to innovation and continuous quality improvement
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Values Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
- Commitment to lifelong learning

- Experience in financial forecasting and budgeting
- Experience working in a post-secondary education setting

- 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

Apply to Red River College by email:

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 #: 2019-190
Closing Date: August 23, 2019
Salary: $51,954 - 71,132 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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2055 Notre Dame Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3H0J9