Junior Finance Officer - Comptroller's Office

Competition Number:
REQ 103
Position Type:
Staff Position
Closing Date:
Date of Posting:
Comptrollers Office
Junior Finance Officer
Casual Position
Hours of Work:
Casual, as needed (Up to 8 hours per week)

$28.45 per hour, plus 4% vacation pay


January 2023 to September 1, 2023 (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding, and departmental requirements)

The University of Prince Edward Island invites applications from qualified individuals for a casual position as a Junior Finance Officer.


Working within the Comptroller’s Office, this position will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Preparation of financial analysis and reports with attention to details and deadlines, including:
    • Data queries using various software
    • Building new report templates
    • Account analysis and reconciliations
    • Preparation of journal entries
    • Preparation of year-end working papers
    • Support year-end audit processes
  • Provide support to budget processes, including:
    • Preparation of budget reports
    • Preparation of budget changes
  • Other related duties as assigned


  • Business degree with knowledge in accounting
  • 6 months to 1 year of experience working in an office environment
  • Experience in a University setting is not required but would be considered an asset
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – verbal and written
  • Ability to remember numerous details, both qualitative and quantitative
  • Advanced proficiency in spreadsheets, data analysis software and other business software


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. Applications will not be accepted via email.

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.

UPEI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and reconciliation and believes in providing a positive learning and working environment where every person feels empowered to contribute. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment and encourages applications from underrepresented groups including women, Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. If you require accommodation in any part of the process, please direct your inquiries, in confidence, to our HR Officer, hrofficer@upei.ca.

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

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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.