Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada’s leading research-intensive university and a driver of the region’s intellectual, social and economic development. Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our 18,500 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant, purpose-driven community, poised to celebrate 200 years of academic excellence in 2018.
Dalhousie Financial Services strives to provide the highest quality financial services and information, and ensure the effective stewardship of University assets to the benefit of students, research and other scholarly activities. Services provided include Financial Accounting, Budgeting and Planning, Procurement, Risk Management, Financial Systems and Policies.
Reporting to the Assistant Vice-President, Financial Services, the Controller is responsible for management and leadership of University accounting functions (student accounts, cash and general ledger accounting, accounts payable, and capital, research and special purpose fund accounting) and financial reporting. The Controller is a senior position within Financial Services, and is a trusted advisor and strong contributor within Financial Services and the overall University community.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will have an Undergraduate Degree in a field such as Business and a Professional Accounting Designation (CPA). The successful candidate is a seasoned professional with proven managerial and leadership skill at a senior level across a variety of accounting functions. The candidate will demonstrate an ability to work effectively as part of the Financial Services senior management team in a busy, deadline-driven team environment. Must be able to work effectively to build trust and confidence within Financial Services, with senior administration, colleagues and clients throughout the University.
The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate proficiency in Dalhousie’s core and leadership competencies https://www.dal.ca/dept/leaders.html, in particular:
Dalhousie University supports a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Our total compensation package includes a defined benefit pension plan, health and dental plans, a health spending account, an employee and family assistance program and a tuition assistance program.
Apply online by 10 p.m. on January 15, 2018 to competition DPMG-18001.
Salary Range: $86,573 - $117,129 per annum (ADM-09)
This position is part of the Dalhousie Professional & Managerial Group (DPMG).