Finance & Planning Officer - Dean's Office - Atlantic Veterinary College

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, July 8, 2016
Date of Posting: 
June 30, 2016
Dean's Office - Atlantic Veterinary College
Finance & Planning Officer
Full-Time Permanent Position
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week

Commensurate with qualifications

The Dean’s Office at the Atlantic Veterinary College is currently accepting applications for a full-time Finance and Planning Officer.  This position reports to the Dean of the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) and works collaboratively with and under the guidance of the University Comptroller.


• Collaborate with the Comptroller’s Office to provide financial and business planning to the Dean of the AVC in the preparation and management of the AVC budgeting processes
• Prepare and review budget reports
• Assist in the development of new budgets
• In consultation with the Dean and Comptroller, ensure that AVC budgets are properly administered.
• Salary and benefit projections
• Prepare various financial reconciliations
• Maintain relationships with and provide financial guidance to the Dean of AVC, management and other members of the AVC community regarding their operating budgets and business planning.
• Prepare financial analysis and report with attention to details and deadlines
• Account analysis and reconciliations
• Revenue and expenditure reports
• Various internal and external reports and statistics
• Provide support to the multi-million dollar service units at AVC in the development of various types of business plans related to revenue generating and program delivery opportunities for these units
• Other duties related to the business activities of the AVC


• Undergraduate degree in Business with concentration in accounting.  A professional designation would be an asset, but is not required
• Minimum of 2 years of accounting experience
• Strong organizational skills and ability to effectively manage multiple priorities
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Detailed knowledge of and experience in working with computerized accounting systems, spreadsheets and database software
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – verbal and written

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list to be received no later than the closing date via the link posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

Successful Candidate(s): 


UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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