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Mount Royal University

Budget Coordinator



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Founded in 1910 and located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Mount Royal University has built a reputation on a strong, liberal education foundation. Our vision is to provide an exceptional undergraduate educational experience for our students.

Recognizing that Mount Royal University is located within the traditional lands of the Niitsitapi (Blackfoot), Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney), Tsuut’ina and Metis nations, MRU is committed to meeting the educational needs of all Indigenous peoples and their allies. By fostering an inclusive learning environment that values and respects Indigenous ways of knowing and learning, MRU is dedicated to providing an exceptional undergraduate experience for Indigenous and non-Indigenous students.

We are a community of engaged citizens, providing personalized, experiential and outcome-based learning in an environment of inclusion, diversity and mutual respect. Through our focus on teaching and learning informed by scholarship, we are preparing our graduates for success in their careers and lives.

Mount Royal University presently offers 12 four-year baccalaureate degrees with 31 majors, with a view to grow this mix to 15 degrees and 60 majors by 2025. Current degree offerings are unique, and include four-year bachelor degrees in interior design, midwifery, child studies and health and physical education, as well as arts, criminal justice, business administration, communication, computer information systems, education, nursing and science. Mount Royal also offers robust continuing education programming as well as an internationally-renowned music conservatory.

Our faculty provide a teaching and learning environment that welcomes challenging ideas. Our staff are dedicated to supporting our campus so that students are provided with an exceptional educational experience. Our management team provides leadership throughout the University, and inspires others at all levels to be leaders in their own important sectors.  In support of our students, and in response to our broader community, we know that investing in our employees benefits the University as a whole. Talented and committed employees are the driving force behind student success. Our faculty, staff and management are united in creating a thriving learning environment for our students. Mount Royal University is an exceptional community focused on our people.

Job Description

Budget Coordinator #7876ES

Financial Services




Competition Number: 7876ES


The Financial Services Department is responsible for the accurate and timely capture, analysis and reporting of all financial information for Mount Royal University, Mount Royal Foundation and Mount Royal Day Care. Reporting to the Director, Financial Planning and Analysis, the Budget Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and capturing the University operating and capital budgets, through each three year budget cycle, to ensure proper representation of the Institution’s approved annual business plan. This involves analysis of major components of the business plan, data management and maintenance of budget changes. The incumbent will be responsible for the development of new budget reports and providing advice on compliance, information sources, procedures, and systematic tools, to meet the changing requirements of the University and its audiences. This senior level role is one among designated accountants in the Financial Planning and Analysis Team of the Department of Financial Services.



  • Develop, coordinate and capture the University operating and capital budgets through each three year cycle to ensure proper representation of the approved annual business plan for the University and its consolidated entities
  • Provide oversight and guidance on the information structures, processes and systems to meet the University’s evolving budgeting needs and responsibilities
  • Maintain and monitor all changes made to the budget within the current fiscal year according to University policy and procedure
  • Review, reconciliation and resolve discrepancies of financial information to ensure comprehensive and accurate information
  • Monitor and analyze significant financial components for future budget planning and variance analysis support
  • Prepare reports for immediate and long-range projections for resources
  • Compile data for analysis and compilation for special projects studies, analysis and reports
  • Develop reporting tools to meet the evolving information and decision needs of the University



  • A bachelor degree in Business Administration with an accounting major or equivalent (B.Com) and a current Professional Accounting Designation (CPA) in combination with three (3) years’ related experience
  • Demonstrated expertise with full cycle accounting and budgeting
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Excel)
  • Experience with  Banner and Millennium accounting, reporting and budgeting software is an asset
  • Strong communication skills


Closing Date                   May 3, 2017


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Mount Royal University
Posting Date: 19-Apr-2017EducationAccounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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