Financial Analyst I

University Health Network - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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As an integral member of the Grant Operations team within the RFS department, the Financial Analyst I performs a range of detailed accounting activities and advisory functions requiring sound professional judgment to ensure day-to-day operations are carried out in accordance with the established accounting principles and institutional policies for UHN Foundation funded research accounts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work closely and independently with individual researchers, their support staff and the Foundation group to facilitate the administration of UHN foundation funded research accounts
Prepare monthly financial invoices for research accounts within the growing portfolio
Prepare monthly journal entries, reconciliations, and variance analysis to assist with forecasting
Perform cross-functional duties and other duties consistent with the job classification, as required

QUALIFICATIONS:
At a minimum, Community college diploma (three years) in Accounting/Finance or equivalent program
Two (2) years of related experience in an accounting environment with exposure to a range of basic accounting practices, procedures and principles
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Demonstrated commitment to excellent client service and satisfaction
Skill in performing detailed numerical computations and accurate data entry
Demonstrated problem solving skills with strong organization and time management skills
Sound professional judgment, initiative, and the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines
Strong knowledge of computer application accounting systems & software applications, preferably in a Microsoft Office environment (i.e., Excel, Word, Access)
Experience with Grant accounting preferred

POSTING DATE: June 27, 2019 CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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