An accounting professional who is a best practices financial leader will see this Advancement role for what it is: an opportunity to make a bold career move as part of the team whose work supports the University of Guelph in meeting its strategic priorities in teaching, research and innovation.
Our Alumni Affairs & Development (AA&D) department is a central service at the University of Guelph, accountable for raising money for strategic priorities within our Integrated Plan, by identifying and aligning prospective donors. AA&D has recently undergone a re-organization to support the vision to attract $50 million in sustained annual philanthropic support (over a five- to eight-year period) and to be one of Canada’s most sought-after advancement organizations. As a member of Alumni Affairs and Development, you’ll play a critical leadership role in these endeavours while exemplifying the department values of respect, empowerment, integrity, appreciation and forward focus.
Reporting to the Director, Advancement Services, you’ll oversee the processing of all philanthropic gifts and pledged commitments to the University, and the maintenance of related biographical information for our alumni and donors, as well as develop, monitor and adjustinternal control procedures over gift processing and the integrity of the database. As Associate Director of Financial Services, you will also:
This comprehensive mandate will see you using creative analysis and acting as a specialist in the advancement sector, to provide counsel to AA&D staff, donors and others across the University, while applying generally accepted accounting principles to the recording and reporting of data and information, and ensuring adherence to Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) guidelines.
As the ideal candidate for the role of Associate Director, Financial Services, you will have:
The University of Guelph (www.uoguelph.ca) is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive comprehensive institutions, with a record of outstanding scholarship in the arts, humanities, social sciences, life sciences, physical and engineering sciences, agriculture and veterinary sciences. This is your chance to join us in our endeavour to improve life.
To view a detailed posting for the role of Associate Director, Financial Services, including application instructions, please go to our website at www.uoguelph.ca/jobs. Applications, quoting Hiring #2019-0147, must be sent to: email@example.com. Closing date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019.
At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.
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