Financial Analyst (Adult Language Programs)

Posted On: 
Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Position: Financial Analyst (Adult Language Programs)
Salary Range: $65,780 - $78,445 – Band 5 (Under Review)
Location: Business Services/Continuing Education, J.W. Singleton Education Centre
Work Schedule: 35 hours/week, 12 months/year
Effective Date: As soon as possible

Position Summary:

The Financial Analyst (Adult Language Programs) is responsible for administering, recording and reporting all financial activities for the Board’s Adult Language Programs ensuring compliance with board policies/procedures and municipal, provincial and federal laws and regulations. The position has dual reporting to both the Manager of Budget and the Manager of Adult Learning Programs. The Financial Analyst develops annual budgets, prepares forecasts and provides interim and quarterly updates, completes monthly reconciliation, facilitates procurement and supports the day-to-day operations of the LINC, ESL and FSL programs.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develops annual budgets for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) funded programs, and coordinates with Budget department staff for consolidation with the Board’s budget
  • Compiles, reviews and finalizes financial results on a periodic basis for revenue claim submissions to funders
  • Assists in preparing the budget for new grant applications in coordination with the proposal writing process
  • Prepares budget forecasts for Principal and Managers and provides interim and quarterly updates
  • Conducts monthly variance analysis; reports on issues requiring management attention
  • Reconciles monthly Visa statements, prepares journal and budget entries, and generates ad hoc financial information
  • Manages and reconciles revenues and expenses for fee payer programs using School Cash Online software
  • Coordinates with the Principal and Manager of Adult Language Programs to procure classroom materials, supplies, consumables and capital equipment
  • Provides day-to-day support to operations including acting as the key contact in program financial audits conducted by the provincial or federal government and/or board auditors
  • Assists the board’s Finance team with year-end closing procedures and audits
  • The completion of a two (2) or three (3) year college diploma in a related field (ie. business administration)
  • A minimum of three (3) years of related experience, preferably in a school board environment
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation or are actively pursuing their CPA designation is considered an asset
  • A clear understanding of accounting principles
  • Knowledge of electronic accounting systems and proficiency with standard office computer applications (Microsoft Office and Google Suite)
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and work with frequent interruptions
  • Proficient communication, interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Familiarity with SparkRock NAV, Employee Centre software, iSYS Works, SFE, and/or School Cash Online is preferred
Halton District School Board
2050 Guelph Line
Burlington, ON L7P 5A8
How to apply: 

Applications, along with your resume and other supporting documents must be submitted through Apply to Education – by Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 4:00 P.M.

Job Category: Management & Professionals - Job Code#2985221

We thank all applicants for their interest in opportunities with the Halton District School Board. Contact will be made with applicants whose experience and qualifications most closely match the requirements of the position. Communication with short-listed applicants will be made through the email address provided on the applicants’ Apply To Education profile page.

First consideration for posted vacancies will be given to qualified applicants from the employee group in which the vacancy occurs.

The Halton District School Board recognizes that, consistent with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, employment practices and procedures at all levels should reflect, demonstrate understanding of and respond to a diverse population. The Board is committed to providing a workplace environment that is fair and equitable to all.

In our efforts to ensure an inclusive, diverse and representative workforce, we will:
value, promote and encourage the hiring of staff from under-represented communities;
value applicants’ additional experiences, lived experience, skills, backgrounds and perspectives

Upon request, we will provide reasonable accommodations for candidates who have temporary or permanent disability, or who otherwise require accommodations based on the protected grounds highlighted in the Ontario Human Rights Code in respect to the recruitment and selection process.

The HDSB is committed to providing a respectful and healthy work environment.

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