Financial Accountability Coordinator

by Thames Valley District School Board

Date Posted: May 15, 2024
Thames Valley District School Board

Job Description

The Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB) is the fourth largest school board in Ontario and a major employer in one of Canada’s fastest growing regions. Our inclusive and diverse board serves 83,000 students and employs nearly 12,000 staff across the City of London, Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford Counties, Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, Munsee-Delaware Nation and Oneida Nation of the Thames. We offer competitive benefits including a pension program and comprehensive mental health and well-being support. Best of all, every role at TVDSB directly supports the success of children and families in YOUR community. Join TVDSB to build each student's tomorrow, every day! 

Financial Accountability Coordinator

JOB TITLE: Financial Accountability Coordinator
LOCATION: Education Centre, London
SALARY RANGE: $63,172 - $83,542
HIRING RANGE: $63,172 - $80,628
DATE OF VACANCY: Immediate
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 2024 May 27
 
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Financial Accountability Coordinator provides a range of administrative and financial supports within Learning Support Services including completion of related financial activities, interpreting information and data and providing advice on budgetary matters and related issues that impact Learning Support Services. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Plan, develop and coordinate budgets in conjunction with Learning Support Services Administrators
  • Monitor and reconcile accounts, project budget deficiencies and coordinate recoveries from internal and external sources
  • Respond to various requests for financial information and provide analytical data for use within the Learning Support Services department or other departments within the Board as well as for any external users such as the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Labour, etc.
  • Liaison with various departments throughout  the Board to address budgetary matters, financial issues and cross-departmental initiatives
  • Advise Learning Support Services staff on financial issues and accounting software
WORK PERFORMED
  • Plan, develop and coordinate the annual budget for  Learning Support Services in conjunction with Learning Support Services administrators
  • Prepare, coordinate and submit reports for programs and grants provided by the Ministry of Education and other funding sources
  • Research, develop and prepare financial statements, surveys, and documentation
  • Report expenditure allocations
  • Maintain standard code of accounts
  • Monitor accounts, project budget deficiencies and coordinate recoveries
  • Review and assess the financial feasibility and impact of new initiatives
  • Liaise with various departments throughout the Board to address budgetary matters, financial issues and cross-departmental initiatives
  • Participate on Board committees as required
  • Facilitate information sessions for department staff on finance-related issues
QUALITIES/SKILLS/SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE:
  • Proficient in computer applications such as Outlook 365, MS Office Suite, etc.
  • Experience in the use of financial software would be considered an asset;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with effective communication skills, both orally and in writing to provide exemplary customer service
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Advanced analytical and problem solving skills 
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills 
  • Understanding of Public Sector Accounting standards for School Boards, and all relevant legislation
  • Ability to interprete and understand the Education Act, Ministry of Education Technical Papers, Regulations and Ministry Code of Accounts
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
  • Completion of a two (2) year post-secondary program in Accounting or Business Administration or equivalent
  • Three (3) years of related work experience is required
The recruitment process requires a criminal background check for work with vulnerable persons.

Please note it is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is received by Human Resources on or before the deadline date.

If you were educated outside of Canada, you must have your certificates and/or diplomas or degrees assessed against Canadian education standards. This will enable you to provide proof of Canadian equivalency when applying for a job. The Alliance of Credential Evaluation Services of Canada is a membership organization that offers fair and credible academic credential assessment services in Canada. (NOTE: This is different from translating credentials into English).

The Thames Valley District School Board is committed to equity and inclusion in the recruitment of qualified staff who reflect and support the diverse perspectives, experiences and needs of our students and school communities. The Thames Valley District School Board seeks to ensure that all recruiting processes are non-discriminatory and barrier-free and will provide accommodations to applicants in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Please inform the Human Resources team member indicated below of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you require.

Please use the "APPLY FOR THIS POSITION" link below to submit your electronic application.  Only applications submitted using this link will be considered.

S. Perreault, Acting Staffing Specialist, Human Resources

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
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