Hiring Financial Assistant | $83646.00 Annually

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University of Toronto Dept of Budget, Planning and Finance based in Mississauga, ON is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Financial Assistant. The University of Toronto Department of Budget, Planning, and Finance plays a crucial role in managing the financial operations of one of Canada’s premier educational institutions. The department ensures optimal resource utilization for academic and administrative functions. The department contributes to the university’s continued growth and success in the competitive academic landscape. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: University of Toronto
Department: Budget, Planning and Finance
Division: U of T Mississauga
Position: Financial Assistant
Position Number: 00044727
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: $65,407.00 – $83,646.00 Annually
Appointment Type: Budget – Continuing
Employee Group: USW
Job Category:  Student Services
Location: 3359 Mississauga Rd, Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6, Canada
Campus: University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)
Schedule: Full-Time
Requisition ID/Job ID: 36644


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates should have advanced College Diploma (3 years) or acceptable combination of equivalent experience in commerce or related field with a specialization in accounting or equivalent combination of education and experience
Experience: Candidates should have a minimum of three (3) years of experience including recording financial transactions (accounts payable, accounts receivable, journal entries) using a computerized information system

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should have experience dealing with a large volume of transactions, customer service, and responding to inquiries in a professional manner
  • The candidates should demonstrate a high level of attention to detail and the ability to maintain accuracy under the pressure of deadlines
  • The candidates should possess a solid understanding of accounting, purchasing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, internal controls, and HST
  • The candidates should have a good understanding of the concepts involved in forecasting and variance analysis, as well as internal recoveries
  • The candidates should demonstrate knowledge of financial accounting, management accounting, accounting software applications, and finance & business communications
  • The candidates should have the ability to quickly master system skills, including the ability to quickly gain a good understanding of systems
  • The candidates should have substantial working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel is essential, including the ability to consolidate and link multiple spreadsheets and to use advanced functions and formulas
  • The candidates should have the ability to effectively prioritize tasks and manage deadlines
  • The candidates should exhibit a highly professional approach, use tact, possess superior organizational skills, have the ability to work with minimal error under pressure, demonstrate good judgment, initiative, flexibility, and the ability to deal in an effective and cooperative manner with a variety of people
  • The candidates should demonstrate the ability to effectively work independently and also collaboratively in a team environment
  • The candidates should be able to demonstrate accountability and adapt to various situations and challenges
  • The candidates should be able to effectively communicate with others and handle situations diplomatically
  • The candidates should be able to solve problems efficiently and work well as part of a team


  • The candidates should be able to prepare and/or process journal entries
  • The candidates should be able to generate standard financial reports and process expense reimbursements
  • The candidates should be able to identify and resolve individual financial discrepancies
  • The candidates should be able to analyze and recommend improvements to financial processes and procedures
  • The candidates should be able to respond to inquiries within the defined scope of the role and redirecting as appropriate
  • The candidates should be able to apply the University Guide to Financial Management and other applicable policies, agency, and regulatory requirements

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through the below-mentioned details.

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