Finance Officer - Department of Athletics and Recreation

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, August 11, 2014
Date of Posting: 
August 4, 2014
Department of Athletics and Recreation
Finance Officer
Term Full Time
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week

Commensurate with qualifications

August 18, 2014 to February 13, 2015 (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding and departmental requirements)

The Department of Athletics and Recreation invites applications for a six-month full-time term position as Finance Officer. This position will report to the Director of Athletics and Recreation.


• Monitor and maintain departmental budget
• Prepare financial reports as requested
• Prepare and monitor contracts relating to the business operations of the department
• Prepare, process, and monitor the procurement process for equipment and supplies
• Establish and maintain effective internal controls for cash flow


• Post-secondary diploma in accounting or business finance from a recognized educational facility
• University degree would be an asset
• Two years relevant experience
• Detailed knowledge of, and experience working with, computerized accounting systems
• Excellent computer skills and familiarity with spreadsheets and database query programs
• Excellent time management skills and organizational skills
• Exceptional communication skills

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 below. You can also apply in person 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.

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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