Accounts Administrator

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

Position Summary:
Under the direction of the immediate supervisor, administer accounts. Acts as resource person and resolves problems. Processes or monitors the processing of financial, accounting and payroll transactions. Examines, analyses and reconciles accounting and financial records as well as documents such as bank statements, expenditures, budgets, loans and others. Ensures accuracy and compliance with University, government and granting agency guidelines, as well as accounting, reporting and payroll policies and procedures. Performs various administrative tasks according to the needs of the unit.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

-    Administers accounts. Acts as resource person and resolves problems. Prepares journal and ledger entries. Processes or monitors the processing of financial and accounting transactions. Examines and analyses accounting and financial records and documents such as bank statements, expenditures, budgets, loans and others.
-    Ensures accuracy and compliance with University, government and granting agency guidelines, tax laws as well as accounting, reporting and payroll policies and procedures. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of these matters and gives explanations to researchers, staff and agencies.
-    Maintains computerized information systems and participates in their implementation and development to improve efficiency within the unit. Liaises with computer resource persons as required. Sets up and maintains databases and spreadsheets. Enters data and updates information.
-    Performs various administrative and clerical tasks according to the needs of the unit. Prepares correspondence related to the duties of the position. Liaises with appropriate resource persons.
-   Verifies the completeness and accuracy of documentation


Other Qualifying Skills and/or Abilities:

Attention to detail, problem solving and ability to multi-task. Proven ability to prioritize and meet frequent deadlines. Demonstrated ability to work with Excel spreadsheets, databases, such as Banner, Minerva, Workday, BSAC, etc. English and French, spoken and written.

Minimum Education and Experience:

DEP - Business Administration 3 Years Related Experience /

Hourly Salary:

(MUNACA Level 08A) $22.09 - $30.49

Hours per Week:

33.75 (Full time)

Supervisor:

Administrative Officer

Position End Date (If applicable):

Deadline to Apply:

02/26/2021

McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated groups to self-identify. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, accessibilityrequest.hr@mcgill.ca or 514-398-3711.


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