ACCOUNTANT (1 Year Temporary Placement)
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Surrey, BC, Canada
6d ago

Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) currently has a 1 Year Temporary Placement opportunity within the Financial Services Department.

Reporting to the Manager, Financial Reporting, the Accountant will provide support in the development, implementation, maintenance, evaluation and improvement of budget, planning, forecasting, performance management, capital and financial systems functions in accordance with KPU policies, collective agreements and statutory requirements.

The Accountant will manage and coordinate special projects in support of KPU’s strategic initiatives. This role will also have direct reports and will oversee staff performing planning, budgeting, monitoring and financial reporting functions to support faculties / divisions as well as University-wide analysis.

KPU currently has an opening for one accountant, however qualified candidates identified through this search may be considered for future openings within the Financial Services team.

The ideal candidate will have completed the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation or is in the process of obtaining their CPA designation.

Candidates with an equivalent combination of education, training and work experience will also be considered. The candidate must have supervisory experience as well as experience in financial budgeting, accounting procedures and financial reporting practices.

Excellent communications skills, ability to exercise tact and diplomacy and demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with employees at all levels of an organization.

Please see job description on our website for a more detailed description of the role and requirements.

In addition to a competitive salary, KPU offers a generous vacation entitlement as well as a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, extended health benefits, an annual health care spending account, life insurance, AD&D, and a defined benefit pension plan.

The incumbent will be eligible for professional development opportunities.

To be considered for this exciting opportunity at one of B.C.’s Top Employers, please forward your resume, quoting the competition number 18-

111 to employ kpu.ca. A review of candidates will begin on July 27, 2018 however, this position will remain open until filled.

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