Primary Purpose: To provide financial and clerical support for the School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS).

Nature of Work: Reporting to the School's Financial Officer and Executive Assistant, this position provides clerical support for the research programs of SENS faculty as well as general office support.The incumbent is required to complete a variety of tasks of average complexity, with significant consequence of error.Accuracy and attention to detail are important, and confidential materials are routinely handled.This position works independently with direct support from the supervisors.

Typical Duties or Accountabilities:

  • Liaise between faculty, students and guests with ConnectionPoint and Concur Travel and Expense and respond to general inquiries such as international travel, travel advance, and reimbursement of expenses
  • Day-to-day reconciliation of research, operating, and capital funds
  • Investigate missing transaction information; track and follow up on action items
  • Assisting with termination of all SENS research grant funds and overheads
  • Working with faculty and students to ensure timely processing of student stipends and/or tuition credits
  • Purchasing supplies and services (following procurement policies)
  • Maintain electronic and paper files for audit compliance
  • General office support duties including, but not limited to, photocopying, filing, responding to requests for information (via telephone, e-mail, and in person), processing mail, and the completion of other administrative tasks as assigned

Education: Completion of Grade 12 and a relevant administrative diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution. Some understanding of, and training in, financial accounting is required.

Experience: One to two years of related experience, preferably in a university or post-secondary institution. General accounting experience in an office setting processing expense claims, cheque requisitions, account reconciliations and financial reporting. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel is required. Direct knowledge and experience with University of Saskatchewan systems and functions including Concur, Banner, Banner Self Service, FAST, PCard reconciliations, Crystal Reports, AboutUS and Cash Reports would be an asset.

Skills: Demonstrated effective organizational and time management skills; ability to multi-task and maintain attention to detail; strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to interact effectively with students, staff, and faculty; ability to take initiative, be self-directed, exercise diplomacy and creativity in solving problems; evidence of relationship building and ability to work collaboratively within a team; strong computer skills including keyboarding and proficiency with Excel, Outlook, and Word are essential.

Inquiries regarding this position can be directed to Jennifer Milburn at via Isarta .

Department: School of Enviro&Sustainabilty

Status: Term up to 12 months, possibility of extension with the possibility of extension

Employment Group: CUPE 1975

Shift: 8:30-4:30

Full Time Equivalent (FTE): .60

Salary: The salary range, based on 1.0 FTE, is $23.12 - 30.31 per hour. The starting salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Salary Family (if applicable): Operational Services

Salary Phase/Band: Phase 4

Posted Date: 11/10/2022

Closing Date: Until Filled

Number of Openings: 1

Work Location: On Site

The successful applicant will be required to provide the following current verification(s) where 'Yes' is indicated below. Further information is available at: https://careers.usask.ca/tips-for-applying.php

Criminal Record Check: Not Applicable

Driver's License and Abstract Check: Not Applicable

Education/Credential Verification: Not Applicable

Vulnerable Sector Check: Not Applicable

Please review the University of Saskatchewan's health and safety requirements for faculty, staff and students in consideration of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The University believes equity, diversity, and inclusion strengthen the community and enhance excellence, innovation and creativity. We are dedicated to recruiting individuals who will enrich our work and learning environments. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. We are committed to providing accommodations to those with a disability or medical necessity. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please notify us and we will work together on the accommodation request. The University of Saskatchewan's main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. We pay our respects to the First Nations and Métis ancestors of this place and reaffirm our relationship with one another. Together, we are uplifting Indigenization to a place of prominence at the University of Saskatchewan.


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Saskatoon, SK, Canada
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