Accountant, Financial and Registration Services

Brandon University has an exciting full-time opportunity for an accountant to join the Financial and Registration Services team. Reporting to the Director, Financial and Registration Services, this position plays an important role in providing accounting functions for the University.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Budget development;
• Support and monitor the University-wide budget;
• Assist with or prepare annual financial statements;
• Maintain University insurance and risk management portfolios, including reporting property, liability and accident claims; and
• Other relevant duties as assigned.


The preferred candidate will possess a University degree with three (3) years’ related experience in various accounting functions or a comparable combination of education and experience. While a professional accounting designation is preferred; will consider a candidate nearing the end of an accounting program who has the required experience. To be the successful candidate, proficiency in MS Excel, excellent communication skills and strong problem-solving skills are required. Experience in public sector accounting is considered an asset.

NOTE: The successful candidate will be expected to be available to work on campus, and will be required to provide proof of vaccination in accordance with Brandon University’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

Classification: MPO-IV (Managers & Professional Officers)
Salary: $70,388 – $89,063
Application Deadline: 4:30pm on Monday, December 6, 2021
Start Date: as soon as possible

Please submit a cover letter, detailed resume, and the names of three references to:

Allison Noto
Director, Financial and Registration Services

Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit. All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply. Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Evidence of citizenship must be provided.

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment. This starts with the hiring process. If you require an accommodation during any phase of the evaluation process, please indicate it in your cover letter. All information received related to an accommodation is kept confidential. To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, this posting is available in an alternate format upon request.

Posted November 17, 2021