Manager, Research Accounting

Accounting & Finance
Nova Scotia
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Manager, Research Accounting
Wolfville, NS
Reference # HL-16220

Founded in 1838, Acadia University is one of the oldest and most respected universities in Canada and is known for providing a premium, high engagement, primarily undergraduate student experience. Located in Mi'kma'ki, the ancestral territory of the Mi’kmaq nation, Acadia is just a one-hour drive from Halifax, Nova Scotia, and is an integral part of the quintessential college town of Wolfville, overlooking the Annapolis Valley and the Bay of Fundy. With an enrollment of over 4,000, Acadia attracts students from every province and territory and more than 60 countries around the world.

Now, on their behalf, we are seeking a Manager, Research Accounting to join their distinguished institution within the Finance Department. Reporting to the Director, Financial Services, the Manager, Research Accounting is a key member of the Financial Services Team. The position is responsible for all financial aspects related to internal and external research agreements, including the monitoring and reporting. This position is an essential University role, requiring an individual who has solid accounting skills, inspires confidence, and effectively communicates financial policies and procedures to University faculty and employees.

The ideal candidate must possess an undergraduate degree in accounting, finance or similar as well as, since we are seeking an experienced accounting professional, a CPA designation would be a significant asset. You must be a motivated, organized individual with strong communication, problem-solving, interpersonal and quantitative skills along with a rigorous work ethic.

If you are an accounting professional that is excited to play a key role in the research mission at one of Canada’s best Universities, let’s connect for a discussion.

To express interest in this opportunity please apply online by clicking “Apply Now” below:
For more information about this exciting opportunity please contact Heather Labucki, Partner, or Jason Ozon, Consultant, at If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let Jason Ozon know.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Acadia University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from Aboriginal people, African Nova Scotians, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, and persons of any minority sexual orientation or gender identity. Consistent with the principles of employment equity, the primary criterion for appointment to a position is qualifications and professional excellence. Candidates who identify as a member of one of the afore-mentioned groups, and who wish to have the application considered as such, are invited to submit the online Employment Equity Voluntary Self-Identification Form as part of their application package. The university will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs.

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