Accounting Manager

Northlands College is looking for a highly motivated individual to manage our Accounting Department. This is an out-of-scope position reporting to the Director of Finance and Operations and is primarily responsible for managing the daily operation of the College’s accounting department.  This includes accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, purchasing, and inventory. 

As a member of the management team the Accounting Manager is responsible for strategy, planning, direction, service delivery and budget maintenance of the financial operations of the College.  In addition, the Accounting Manager oversees the administration of information systems relating to program budget development, program revenue review, staff management and development, and comprehensive capital inventories.  The Accounting Manager has direct authority over all staff employed in the finance and accounting area.     

The qualifications for this position typically include: knowledge of financial administration systems which is usually obtained through a Bachelor of Commerce Degree with a Major in Accounting; familiarity with finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost principles including but not limited to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Public Sector Accounting Standards; knowledge of program funding and budget development; in-depth working knowledge of short and long-term budgeting and forecasting; knowledge of SAGE (ACCPAC) is a requirement; and knowledge of the principles and techniques of human resource management.

The successful candidate will have effective verbal and written communication skills; strong leadership skills; a high degree of organizational skills; team building skills and ability to work with a diverse range of stakeholders; a high degree of interpersonal skills; conceptual skills and analytical ability; effective decision making and problem solving skills; effective supervisory skills.

Some travel will be required.

We thank all candidates who apply; however only those short-listed for an interview will be contacted. A criminal record check will be required prior to hire. Northlands College has excellent benefits and an approved Employment Equity Plan. Applicants of Aboriginal ancestry, as well as individuals in other equity groups, are encouraged to apply.

For more information please contact Cheryl Brown, Human Resources Advisor, at 306-425-4499.

Application Deadline: Until suitable candidate is found.

Start Date: Negotiable

To apply please send your cover letter, resume, and proof of education to:   

Northlands College, Human Resources Department

Box 1000 Air Ronge, SK.   S0J 3G0

Fax: 306-425-4259