NSCC - Financial Analyst


Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) - IT Campus

Halifax, Nova Scotia

College Services Finance Department

Term Full-Time Position: Commencing approximately January 2, 2018 ending July 2, 2018 Salary range: $52,926 to $62,266 annually

Application deadline is midnight, November 30, 2017

Competition No. 2017-306

What you’ll be doing…

The Financial Analyst is responsible for a variety of accounting functions including quarter end expense analysis, balance sheet account reconciliations and electronic journal voucher processing. The successful candidate will also be responsible for accounts payable vendor setup, procurement policy compliance review and contractor/consultant review. The Financial Analyst is responsible for regulatory T4A preparation for both NSCC and NSCC Foundation. They will demonstrate independence and initiative in anticipating needs, and successfully manage multiple and competing priorities.

What we’re looking for…

A collaborative, team player who takes personal accountability to deliver on what is expected in their role and who strives for excellence every day. Committed to life-long learning, occupational currency and a belief in NSCC’s mission, they bring a learning-centered perspective to everything they do. They think broadly, celebrate diversity of thought, and respect the uniqueness of individuals. They flourish in a dynamic, changing and sometimes ambiguous environment by keeping informed and connected within their role and the College. Is this you? You have:

Minimum qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a College Diploma or University Degree with an accounting concentration.

Minimum experience:

  • Entry level: working knowledge and experience with spreadsheets, databases and various accounting software packages

  • Working knowledge of accounting functions related to general ledger processing

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and email.

  • Strong organizational, analytical skills and problem solving skills with a comprehensive understanding of accounting systems

  • Experience with PeopleSoft would be considered an asset

Minimum skills and ability:

  • Attention to detail and, as a creative self-starter, you have been recognized for your strong work ethic and your commitment to excellence

  • Known for superb organization skills, ability to multi task and work in a complex and ever changing atmosphere

  • Ability to exercise judgment, tact, diplomacy and confidentiality in managing the day to day operations

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interpret policies and procedures accurately

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other staff, internal/external clients and departments

  • Experience with PeopleSoft would be considered an asset

What you’ll experience at NSCC…

You’ll change lives. You’ll join committed individuals as we work to build Nova Scotia’s economy and improve quality of life through education and innovation. As an NSCC employee, you’ll be part of that change.

You’ll find a place to grow. With a lot of opportunity for professional development and collaborative projects, you’ll continue to grow and learn throughout your career. You’ll find a place to thrive. Doing meaningful and challenging work in a publically accountable and respectful working and learning environment that is diverse, safe and inclusive. You’ll have the freedom to enable innovation, improvement and excellence. You’ll celebrate the uniqueness of individuals. Our college welcomes diversity in both its student body and its employees, and we take every opportunity to become more inclusive.

We encourage applications from qualified candidates from all diverse communities. Applicants from the following communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing an online questionnaire with your application: Indigenous persons, racially visible persons, people with disabilities and women in non-traditional roles. Should an online questionnaire not be available, you may self-identify on your application cover letter or resume.

NSCC offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package. As a learning-centred organization, we provide opportunities for every NSCC employee to be a life-long learner. Candidates selected for interviews will be expected to provide at least three recent, relevant references. The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements.

To apply for College jobs, simply click on the Apply Now Online button. To serve you better, NSCC has a user-friendly on-line application process in partnership with Career Beacon. First time users will complete a basic registration and receive a username and password via email (NOTE: email may appear in "Junk Mail" folder depending upon your mail management configuration). You will then have the option of uploading your existing resume(s) and cover letter(s) in seconds or creating them on-the-spot in the "editor". For more information about working at the College, please visit us at http://www.nscc.ca/about_nscc/jobs_at_nscc/

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