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Research Finance Manager in Financial Services – Research Finance
Closing Date: 09/03/2012

Reporting to the Executive Director, Finance, the Research Finance Manager plays a leadership role in the efficient, effective and accountable financial administration of research resources and activities. This includes providing information, advice and recommendations to faculty members, as well as, working with the Vice President, Research regarding accounting activities that are related to research. The Research Finance Manager will also be expected to produce a variety of reports for various levels of Canadian government funding agencies in order to relay the impending impacts of funding on research activities to the University. The Research Finance Manager will be knowledgeable in accounting policies and practices and be effective in financial reporting both internally and to the external funding agencies.

The successful candidate must possess a University Degree or College Diploma in Business, along with a minimum of five (5) years of extensive accounting experience in a managerial capacity. Effective leadership, supervisory and team building skills are essential to this position, as well as, demonstrated success in developing and implementing policies and procedures. The successful candidate will also possess excellent organization skills along with the ability to prioritize and multitask. Excellent oral and communication skills are also required of the candidate. The successful candidate must also have demonstrable and advanced skills with respect to financial software programs and MS Excel, as well as an excellent proficiency with respect to Word and PowerPoint.

An accounting designation (CA, CGA or CMA). Thorough knowledge in all government – federal, provincial, and municipal funding agency policies. Working knowledge of the University accounting system – FIS and Query Writer.

In pursuit of the University of Windsor’s Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities) are encouraged to apply. In accordance with Canadian Immigration Requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Please forward your confidential cover letter and resume, quoting the Ad reference number (2012-NU-01), no later than 4:00 pm on Friday, March 9, 2012. Applicants are asked to forward their documents to:
Department of Human Resources, University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue Windsor, ON N9B 3P4

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in the University of Windsor, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Applications submitted through employment agencies will not be considered.