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Title Manager, Budgets Financial Planning (Contract)
Job ID 13A-1045
Campus/Site Markham
Job Classification Administrative
Job Type Contract
Position Overview The Manager, Budgets and Financial Planning is responsible for the on-going development, maintenance and timely output of the College’s budget and related management reporting systems. The incumbent maintains budget records, and provides support to college administrators/managers. In addition prepare monthly management reports with variance analysis, procedures for a comprehensive College wide mid-year budget review and annual budget. Assists with annual financial audit preparation ad-hoc basis financial and internal reports as required by the Director, Financial Services and members of the College Executive committee.
Responsibilities • Monthly, prepare management reports with variance analysis against budget.
• Administer and maintain the College’s budget, including review and tracking of and approval of operating budget adjustments, and monitoring capital budget expenditures.
• Ensure that the College’s financial records (budget systems – operating and capital) reflect current accounting (PSA) / regulatory (CFIS) requirements.
• Lead the development and co-ordination of the College’s annual operating and capital budget processes and related procedures including; preparation of working papers, financial analysis, training and support to divisional budget holders.
• Consolidate, review and analyse budget (operating and capital) submissions, verify accuracy and reconcile submitted working papers.
• Assist in the development and maintenance of long range financial planning models to aid in College wide decision-making processes.
• Review and reconcile the College’s capital asset sub ledger system.
• Provide program specific assistance and support to holders responsible for adhering to program delivery recording and reporting guidelines.
• Assist with preparation and review of the College’s monthly internal financial statements, including: maintaining performance measurement statistics and conducting budget-to-actual variance analyses.
• Provide supervision, direction, support and training for (3) departmental employees.
Qualifications • 4 year Degree in Finance, Accounting or equivalent education.
• CMA, CGA or CA designation required.
• 5 years work experience developing, maintaining and controlling multi-divisional budget systems.
• Advanced working knowledge in the use of integrated financial systems and data management software tools (ie. Cognos, Access, Excel, etc.) to perform comprehensive analytical review procedures.
• Proven analytical skills combined with intuition and creativity.
• Ability to resolve issues independently, without intervention by senior management.
• Demonstrated understanding of financial planning and forecasting techniques.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to explain accounting procedures with non-financial personnel (Deans, Directors, Chairs) across the diverse College community.
• Evidence of sensitivity to the issues of working within a multicultural environment.

NOTE: A skills assessment may be administered during the recruitment process.
Required Date As soon as possible until August 29, 2014
Posting Date June 12, 2013
Closing Date June 19, 2013
To Apply
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Note: A skills assessment may be administered and proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents will be required at the time of interview.
Seneca College is committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, especially aboriginal persons, francophones, members of sexual minority groups, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and women.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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