Renison University College
Location: Waterloo, ON
Open Date: Oct 27, 2023
Renison University College, affiliated with the University of Waterloo, acknowledges that we live and work on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Renison is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations that includes ten kilometres on either side of the Grand River. Renison invites applications for the full-time, ongoing position of Accounting Manager (35 hours per week; grade 16, salary range: $65,198.00 – $81,498.00). Work is completed in a hybrid environment (office/remote).
Respected as an inclusive community that values the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students, Renison is committed to engaged education for the well-being of the world, offering degree programs reflecting social engagement through the School of Social Work, and the Social Development Studies Department; global engagement through our Culture and Language Studies Department and community engagement in our non-degree programs, including the English Language Institute, through the Centre for Continuing and Professional Education. More information about the College is available at uwaterloo.ca/renison.
The Accounting Manager is responsible for the timely and accurate processing, analysis, reporting, and reconciling of all financial transactions within assigned business units within Renison University College (Renison). The role is also accountable for the direction of activities related to the recording and control of non-credit student tuition, and related revenues and student fees in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and sound business principles. Additionally, the incumbent will represent Renison in a manner consistent with the values, goals, and strategic directions of the University College.
Undergraduate Degree, CPA or enrolment in CPA program preferred
7-10 years for relevant work experience in Finance or Accounting
1-2 years in a management or supervisory role is preferred
Strong financial acumen in business, analysis, reporting and management of money
Relevant knowledge of Not for Profit (NFP) Accounting, ideally in a post-secondary environment
Detail oriented with a high level of accuracy, demonstrated organizational skills
Excellent interpersonal, communication and listening communication skills
Demonstrated management and leadership skills
Demonstrated organization skills
Ability to exercise diplomacy and maintain a high level of confidentiality
Superior problem-solving skills, excellent computer skills (Excel proficiency – High)
Experience with Accounting Software required – Blackbaud Finance Edge software experience and knowledge would be considered an asset
Ability to adapt to changes in working environment
Full Job Description can be found here – https://uwaterloo.ca/renison/sites/default/files/uploads/documents/2023-10-23-jd_accounting_manager_23.pdf