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Financial Administrative Assistant

 

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Purpose:
Under the day-to-day functional supervision of the Principal Investigators and Project Managers, the Financial Administrative Assistant will assist on the 'Archive/Counter-Archive: Activating Canada's Audiovisual Heritage' and 'Hemispheric Encounters' SSHRC Partnership projects. The Financial Administrative Assistant works as part of a team, liaising as needed with Research Accounting, Payroll, Office of Research Services, and the Faculty Research Officers to support the financial administration of the Partnership projects.

Education:
Some post secondary education in Business, Accounting, Administration, or a relevant field.

Experience:
A minimum of 1 years of recent related experience providing general and financial related administrative support. Knowledge of accounting principles. Experience in an educational, academic, non-profit environment or related research focused unit is an asset. Working knowledge in the interpretation of terms and conditions of grants/contracts.

Skills:
 Ability to work accurately, responsively, efficiently and effectively both independently and as a part of a team. Proven knowledge and ability to use the following software applications: Intermediate level for Excel and Word.  Strong working knowledge of financial softwares. Concur and eReports. Excellent communication skills in English, both oral and written.

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