Employeur Bishop's University
Horaire Temps plein
Type d'emploi Contractuel
Domaine d'emploi Administration, comptabilité et bureautique
Télétravail possible

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Résumé du poste

Posting 22-59 (Temporary full time position)

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. They are not representing an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

Bishop’s University is seeking an Accountant to fill a temporary full-time position in the Financial Services team. Reporting to the Manager of Financial Services, the incumbent will be responsible for the accounting cycle of all funds of the University for the internal and external financial statements. The accountant is also responsible for all government reporting including reports required by the various research agencies. This position has a work week of 35 hours from Monday to Friday. This position will not exceed two years.
Nature of Duties & Responsibilities

Prepare the monthly financial reports for the operating fund;
Participate in the year-end activities for the preparation of the external financial statements including the audit for the three funds (operating fund, restricted fund and capital fund);
Prepare journal entries, account analyses and reconciliations with required supporting evidence both for the regular accounting cycle and for fiscal year-end purposes, for the three funds;
Be responsible for the financial reporting of the capital projects and the restricted funds;
Review current accounting processes, make recommendations and implement changes to streamline operations;
Assist in the preparation of the annual budget;
Be responsible for the preparation of financial reports for governments including reports for research agencies;
Coordinate the work of students working in the Financial Services Department;
Work with other departments to ensure that all government reporting is consistent and accurate with the University’s records, and provide support where required;
Assist in the implementation of internal controls, support the Manager of Financial Services in special projects including the evolution of the financial system;
Perform various administrative and financial tasks for the Bishop’s University Foundation, including the preparation of the financial statements;
Complete other tasks as assigned and provide recommendations as required.

Estrie - Eastern Townships (English)


Eastern Townships (English)

2600 College
Sherbrooke, J1M1Z7

Exigences et conditions

Qualifications & Requirements

University degree in Business / Commerce with accounting specialization
Accounting designation would be an asset
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in general accounting and the preparation of financial statements
Very good knowledge of computerized General Ledger systems and Microsoft Excel
Very good knowledge of external audit processes
Excellent ability to work in a team and under pressure
Capacity to adapt to changes in work environments
Must be bilingual (English and French) written and spoken

Classification: Class 14 $28.84 to $37.65 per hour (APBU – unionized position)

Bishop’s University implements an equal access employment / program under the Act respecting equal access to employment in public bodies and welcomes applicants who are committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and who will assist us expand our capacity for diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including Indigenous peoples, visible and ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women and LGBTQ2+.

If interested, please submit your curriculum vitae and cover letter, including what position you are applying for to This position will remain open until filled.

Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted and testing may be required; thank you for your interest. We provide support in the recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation in order to participate as a candidate in the recruitment process, please contact

Class 14 $28.84 to $37.65 per hour (APBU – unionized position)

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