• Permanent
  • Brantford, ON
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The Grand Erie District School Board’s 2,800 employees provide quality education to approximately 26,000 full-time equivalent students who attend our 72 schools. The Board spans a geographic area encompassing the City of Brantford and the Counties of Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk. The Board requires a qualified Accounting Analyst.

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will provide accounting support to the Facility Services Department and analyze and communicate results of monthly expense analysis to the supervisor to ensure accuracy of the facilities departmental budget. The successful team player will act as a gatekeeper for purchasing card transactions and perform continuous needs assessment to develop meaningful reporting to Facility Services Management regarding capital projects, departmental budget as well as annual budget development. The chosen applicant will be responsible for the creation of purchase orders, processing of invoices, tracking and analysis of all capital projects. Following Ministry guidelines as well as generally accepted accounting principles, the successful candidate will provide Business Services will a listing of Tangible Capital Asset additions for the major accounting reporting cycles. The successful applicant will perform a leadership role in both maintaining Ebase project tracker and the Facilities Capital Planning and Management Software (VFA) ensuring all projects are tracked efficiently and effectively for analysis purposes.

Qualifications:

  • Community College Diploma in Accounting, Business Administration or related field
  • Minimum 3 years accounting experience in a similar role is required
  • Strong accounting skills required
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills (written and verbal) and organizational skills
  • Advanced level knowledge of spreadsheets, pivot tables, query, databases, accounting software and other computer applications required
  • Must be able to work effectively with minimum supervision
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to deal with competing timelines necessary

Hours:             7 hour day; 35 hours per week, 12 months a year

Effective Date: As soon as possible

Hourly Rate:     $30.50/hr

If your qualifications, positive attitude and commitment to excellence make you an ideal candidate for consideration, please submit your application, marked “personal and confidential”, which includes a complete resume, cover letter (one document if submitted electronically) with the names and telephone numbers of at least three professional references; your current supervisor must be provided as a reference. Your application must be received by 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, 2021. 

Apply to:

The Grand Erie District School Board

349 Erie Avenue, Brantford, Ontario  N3T 5V3

Fax:  (519) 759-5362 or E-mail: hr@granderie.ca

Please quote posting # 35-20-21

All submissions are to include a complete cover letter, resume, qualifications, and the names of three (3) professional references at least one of which must be a current supervisor (one document if submitted electronically). All new employees are required to provide an original Police Record Check (which includes a “vulnerable sector search”) acceptable to the Board prior to the commencement of employment.

Applicants with a disability that requires an accommodation to enable their participation in the interview process should advise the Board when contacted for an interview.  Any assessment and selection materials and processes used in the interview process can be made available in an accessible format, upon request in advance.

All submissions are subject to a screening process and some applicants may not be granted an interview.

The Grand Erie District School Board recognizes the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe people, as the traditional peoples of this territory. We acknowledge and give gratitude to the Indigenous peoples for sharing these lands in order for us to continue our work here today.