Budget Coordinator
Budget and Resource Planning, Finance

The Budget and Resource Planning team in the Finance department is looking for a self-motivated and client service driven individual for the position of a Budget Coordinator.

This full-time term (12 months, with the possibility of an extension) position will allow the incumbent to oversee the setup of operational and strategic budget plans within the PeopleSoft module; complete budget and financial analysis, database integrity maintenance; align budget processes with system requirements; and work with other budget officers in the university. The successful candidate would also serve as a functional analyst with responsibilities for creating, testing, and submitting new queries and N-vision reports to ITS for implementation.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of a near completion of a Professional Accounting Designation (CPA), along with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a medium sized organization working with financial databases in Enterprise system; such as PeopleSoft, SAP, or JD Edwards. Equivalencies may be considered. Preference will be given to candidates with PeopleSoft experience with the ability to link system requirements to the accounting requirements in a public sector organization.

The ideal candidate will have strong skills in problem solving, investigative, analytical, and the ability to recommend solutions; have excellent verbal and written communication skills; have a solid understanding of accounting and budgeting in medium sized organizations; and has good attention to detail; able to work with competing deadlines independently, and in a team setting.

This team invites applicants who want to work in a friendly team-oriented work environment to continue to grow and learn in their careers. We are willing to develop the right candidate into this position.

This commencement date will be as soon as possible.

This position is included under the Administrative Support and Supervisory Personnel Employment Policy D1020.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full-Time Term (12 months, with the possibility of an extension)
Salary $54,384 to $79,767 per annum
Closing Date Saturday, May 31st, 2014
Competition No. 14.05.065
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Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2

Fax: (780) 497-5430
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