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Supervisor of Accounting

Permanent Full-time Position (1.0 FTE) - 35 Hours Per Week - Monday to Friday - 12 months

Salary range: $77,547.00 - $88,121.00

Start date: Immediately; Duration: Permanent

Reporting to the Manager of Financial Services, the Supervisor of Accounting will provide leadership to the Accounting staff, along with financial reporting and assistance with budget preparations. The Accounting Department is responsible for the Boards accounting, including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Cash Receipts, Charitable Donations, School Funds, and Tax Remittances

Key Job Requirements :

Duties will include, but are not limited to the following:

Accounting: Supervise and train Accounting staff.

Review invoices for adherence to policy and procedures and accurate account coding.

Ensure account analysis, bank reconciliations, adjusting journal entries etc. are completed on a monthly basis and maintain the General Ledger for month-end reporting.

Responsible for year-end preparation to adjusted Trial Balance including Account analysis.

Process Accounts Receivable invoices and manage collections.

Monitor Cash Receipts, including preparation of deposits, Donation Receipts and Community Use Transactions.

Liaise with Vendors, especially where contentious.

Liaise and provide training to School Principals, Secretaries, and other staff regarding Budgets, Accounting Software, School Banking issues and Board Purchasing Policies and Procedures.School Banking:

Monitor Quarterly Reports submitted by the schools.

Complete Year End Consolidated Summary

Reporting: Prepare quarterly Board Expenditure Statements.

Ensure monthly Expenditure Statements are available for schools and departments.

Monitor capital budgets and expenditures.

Facilitate various financial reports for Senior Staff, schools and departments and provide analysis and reconciliation.

Oversee the administration of the Boards Partnership and Priority Funding (PPFs).

Collaborate and facilitate with Facility Services on any capital funding and reporting requirements.

Budget Preparation and Monitoring: Process budget transfers and reallocations.

Provide guidance regarding budget/financial considerations from schools, departments and Board staff.

Other related duties as assigned by the Manager of Financial Services.Qualifications : Post-secondary degree/diploma in Business or Finance, with a CPA designation, or working towards a CPA designation will be considered.

A minimum of five (5) years of experience in financial accounting, preferably in a public sector environment. Knowledge of PSAB and school board accounting will be considered an asset.

Superior Analytical skills with above average aptitude for figures with accuracy and attention to detail.

Proven supervisory skills with experience in a unionized environment and the ability to provide positive leadership to staff and contribute to the establishment of an effective team.

Excellent planning and organizational skills with experience in the effective management of multiple projects with similar deadlines.

Exceptional interpersonal skills to enable incumbent to work in a team environment and to function effectively with administrators, managers, staff, outside agencies, and others.

Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work independently.

Demonstrated proficiency in a computerized environment and in the use of a variety of software applications; including but not limited to, related applications (K212, EFIS, ISYS, E-Base, Microsoft Office with highly proficient use of Excel and Access).

Knowledge and understanding of related BHNCDSB policies, procedures, Ministry Funding Regulations.

Demonstrated ability to handle matters requiring diplomacy, sensitivity, and confidentiality.

About Us:

As a Catholic Learning Community, the Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board provides faith formation and academic excellence, which enables our graduates to live a life of love and service in Christ. The Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board provides a Christ-centered education to approximately 12,000 students within 28 elementary schools, 3 secondary schools and a multisite Alternative Education school and 3 administrative offices.

The Board currently employs over 1500 permanent staff and approximately 350 casual and occasional staff which includes teachers who are supported by a team of consultants, principals and administrators and non-academic staff who work to ensure the best possible facilities, supports and resources are available to our students and the system. The Board encompasses the broad geographical area of the City of Brantford and the counties of Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk. We are located approximately one hour west of Toronto, one hour east of London and one hour south of Kitchener-Waterloo.Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Statement

The Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board believes in giving each and every applicant an equal opportunity to succeed on their own merit and we strive to hire staff that reflect and support the diverse perspectives, experiences and needs of our students and our communities. We remain committed to upholding our Catholic values of equity and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. Therefore, in pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across the district in actualizing the Boards Multi-Year Strategic Plan. We actively encourage applications from individuals from all groups and specifically those groups that may experience systemic barriers. We value and respect the contributions that each person brings to enriching the Board and are committed to ensuring full and equal participation for all in the communities that we serve.

Accessibility and Accommodation Statement

We also recognize our duty to accommodate and to foster a culture of inclusion. Consistent with our Catholic social teachings and virtues, we will make any appropriate accommodation based on any of the protected grounds in the Human Rights Code to support candidate participation in the hiring process. When contacted, candidates will be provided with an overview of the various elements of the hiring process. If you require accommodation for reasons of disability in the application or interview process, please email your request to in advance of any part of the process. All information received relating to a candidates required accommodation will be addressed confidentially by Human Resource Services.We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Rick Petrella

Chair of the Board

Michael McDonald


Excellence in Learning ~ Living in Christ

322 Fairview Drive, P.O. Box 217, Brantford, ON N3T 5M8

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