Financial Analyst, Memorial University, Canada- Apply Now


The University will evaluate applications from eligible permanent staff members who express interest in a secondment, contingent upon the permission of their respective departments.


The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting professional accounting tasks within the Faculty of Medicine, under the supervision of the Manager, Finance. Responsibilities encompass tasks such as preparing or aiding in intricate financial and strategic analysis for incorporation into various documents, including briefing notes, budget submissions, and reports for the Department of Health and Community Services, the University, accreditation, and national reporting requirements. Additionally, responsibilities include monitoring budgets and accounts, including operating and grant funds. Implementing necessary corrective measures: Engaging in assigned internal audit activities, evaluating and implementing internal controls as deemed necessary, documenting accounting issues, examining historical documents for trend and variance analysis, analyzing accounts, generating reports, and conducting account reconciliation, evaluating existing shared services agreements (both internal and external), monitoring financial transactions for adherence to university policies and procedures, conducting internal reviews as necessary, undertaking special projects as required, collaborating with and advising staff within the Medicine department on various financial matters, offering assistance or support on grant accounts or grant-related matters, and carrying out other relevant responsibilities as necessary.


Relevant qualifications for consideration include a minimum of three to five years of experience in university, governmental, or commercial accounting or financial administration, a graduation from a university with a major in accounting or finance, or any combination of experience and training that is deemed equivalent. The attainment or pursuit of an accounting designation would be regarded as a valuable asset. Proficiency in MS suite of office products (Excel and MS Access), together with strong analytical skills and experience in database creation and usage, is necessary. An advantageous attribute would be have prior experience with alternative financial accounting software, such as Banner Finance and FAST.

The annual salary range for Management and Professional positions is between $53,696 and $80,539.

CLOSING DATE: March 25, 2024

The competition being referred to is MUN02556.

It is important to acknowledge that applications for this position will exclusively be accepted via our official website, Applications must be submitted by the conclusion of the business day on the closing date of the competition. Individuals have the option to submit a physical application to the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University, specifically at the Medical Education Centre located in St. John’s, Room M2M229. Alternatively, they may choose to fax their résumé to (709) 864-6344. For assistance, please contact us at (709) 864-6404.

All eligible individuals are strongly urged to submit their applications; although, priority will be given to applicants who possess the legal entitlement to work in Canada. Memorial University demonstrates a strong dedication to job fairness and inclusivity, actively promoting the submission of applications from individuals who meet the necessary qualifications. This includes women, individuals of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities and racialized individuals; as well as individuals with disabilities.

The collection of personal information in your application is conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Memorial University Act (RSNL 1990 c M-7). This collection is designed to facilitate the identification and recruitment of potential candidates, evaluate the qualifications of applicants, and maintain records related to the management of employment at Memorial University of Newfoundland.

For any inquiries regarding this position, please contact the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University, specifically the Medical Education Centre located in St. John’s. The contact information for this opportunity is Room M2M229 or by telephone at (709) 864-6404.