Budget Coordinator needed at Simon Fraser University Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada- Apply Now

Jun 24
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Administrative and Professional Staff (APSA)

Pay range:

$60,405 to $72,137 annually

SFU Department Description:

VP Research – Core Facilities

Position Grade: 7

# of openings: 1

Biweekly Hours: 72

Who We Are

PKP is a core research facility at Simon Fraser University, developing (free) open source software (FOSS) and conducting research to improve the quality, reach, and diversity of scholarly publishing. PKP’s various website platforms, including Open Journal Systems (OJS), Open Preprint Systems (OPS), and Open Monograph Press (OMP), guide users through the editorial workflow of scholarly publishing, including submission, review, editing, publishing, and indexing. Thousands of people around the world are now using our software to publish independent journals on a peer-reviewed and open access basis, greatly increasing the public and global contribution of research and scholarship.

About the Role

The Budget Coordinator, PKP is responsible for providing financial, administrative and operational support for the Public Knowledge Project (PKP) Division with the Burnaby Campus Library Systems department. The position is responsible for preparing and monitoring the annual budget process and long-term financial plan; project budgets, financial reports, projections and year end processing. The Budget Coordinator ensures that all anticipated operating budget revenues and funds are secured and collected by year end. This includes overseeing transaction processing for all research funds and specific purpose projects, fee for service programs, and other related projects and activities. The role acts as the first point of contact for financial matters and provides financial guidance to the PKP's Associate Directors of accounting and budgeting practices, contractual issues, and University policies. The Budget Coordinator provides administrative direction and support for daily operational activities including, accounts payable and receivable, consulting/payroll disbursements, independent contract agreements through procurement and provides personnel support and advice.

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Bachelor's degree in Arts and three years of related experience including experience in budget management and experience adapting to change; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

  • Excellent knowledge of financial and budget management practices, policies and procedures.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills.
  • Ability to develop relationships and partnerships and to work collaboratively at all levels and areas within the organization.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.

What We Offer

At SFU, our goal is to ensure our people are valued and supported by promoting a healthy work-life balance, professional growth and development, as well as a safe and respectful workplace. We offer temporary employees who belong in the Administrative & Professional Staff Association (APSA):

  • 8% vacation pay
  • Employer paid extended health & dental plans
  • Professional development funds (minimum contract period of 1 year)
  • Hybrid-work program for eligible positions

Additional Information

The assignment end date is April 29, 2024.

Please include your cover letter and resume in one attachment.

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