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Financial Officer Payroll

Faculty of Medicine - Finance

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Job Type: Contract

Open Positions: 0

Posting Date: March 06, 2014

Closing Date: March 16, 2014

Union affiliation: SSUO

Job Reports To: Finance Manager

Salary (Grade: 06)

Hiring salary range

Position Purpose

Is responsible for processing data relating to payroll for residents and the implementation thereof in the best conditions. Facilitates the transmission of financial reports to be produced as part of his/her activities. Provides supports during the transmission of various financial reports.

Essential Qualifications

Knowledge of accounting principles and administration normally acquired through postsecondary education or equivalent experience
General knowledge of the " PARO Agreement"
Knowledge and experience in the interpretation and application of the methods of the university
Experience in handling sensitive and confidential data
Experience in the use of computerized systems and software such as Windows , Spreadsheets , word processing , email and internet .
Familiarity with the use of payroll software (Nethris or similar ) and the payroll processing
Understanding of the payroll function as well as its automated processing
Attention to detail and good analytical skills
Ability to work independently, under pressure and to organize work according to strict deadlines
Interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to be a resource person to various stakeholders in the treatment / payment of wages and sending reports
Bilingualism English/French (spoken and written)

Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:
Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to realise an objective or a project. Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.
Initiative: Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results. Is proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond whenever it is possible.
Client Service Orientation: Help or serve others to meet their needs. This implies anticipating and identifying the needs of internal and external clients and finding solutions on how to meet them.
Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal(s). Accept and give constructive feedback. Able to adjust own behaviour to reach the goals of the team.


Contract of approximately 12 months, with possibility of renewal. Eligibility to benefits and union affiliation will be determined upon hiring.

All applications will be considered equally. This posting may appear simultaneously on external websites.

Schedule with an average of 35hrs/week.

CODL certificates can be considered an asset. Dont forget to add them to your resume.

We thank all candidates for applying. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration.

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