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