UBU is a wonderful
organization run by an amazing organization dedicated to helping children
get off the streets and into the most incredible educational programs.
We are currently
looking for several new accountants positions to be filled to help champion
the grant writing programs for UBU. The position is for a Development Manager
of Grant Writing. Below is some information on the position.
Under the general direction of the Operations Director,
Advancement Services, the accountant performs a variety of complex tasks
in general areas of accounting.
Responsibilities include: providing accounting assistance to the Associate
Director; resolving discrepancies; financial or management reporting; maintaining
the chart of accounts; establishing new funds; monthly financial reporting,
analysis and reconciliation of the development and financial systems.
The accountant will work with a variety of university departments and
staff on a regular basis.
Specific duties and responsibilities
Resolve fund related problems and follow up with departments on new projects/funds
to be created.
Reconciliation of donations received and calculation of interest and timely
transfer of funds to appropriate accounts.
Reconcile all pending accounts on a monthly basis.
Manage the chart of accounts.
Establish new funds, process donation journal entries, investigate discrepancies
and prepare detailed records and reports as required.
Assist in the preparation and reconciliation of all monthly financial statements.
Assist in creating, monitoring and updating financial related policies
Initiate and participate in data clean up projects.
Provide occasional back up or assistance to other Advancement Services
staff which requires a well rounded knowledge in the areas of systems,
accounting and tax receipting and other donor related issues.
Exercises judgement and initiative in interpreting policy and guidelines
on financial matters.
Has in-depth understanding of institutional financial policies and procedures
and makes appropriate decisions based on this knowledge.
Has regular contact with development staff, senior divisional administrative
and financial officers, central financial staff and student services.
Education and experience:
Post secondary education in accounting or equivalent experience. Working
towards CPA designation.
3-5 years administrative and accounting experience preferably within a
Must have analytical experience, be accurate with figures, well organized
and exercise sound judgment in decision making.
Software expertise in Microsoft Excel, Access and Word.
Ability to deal with people tactfully and effectively.