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Finance Analyst, Dal Innovates

Dalhousie University

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Position Title Finance Analyst, Dal Innovates
Department/Unit Research Services
Location Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Posting Number S538-22
Employee Group DPMG
Position Type Term
Duration of Contract (if applicable) 1 year, with the possibility of renewal
Employment Type Full Time
Full-time Equivalency (FTE) 1.0
Salary $48,529 – $64,821 per annum
Classification ADM-04
Provisional Statement This is a provisional classification. Formal classification procedures will be initiated by the Job Design Unit in approximately six months.
About Dalhousie University Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada’s leading research-intensive university and a driver of the region’s intellectual, social and economic development. Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our almost 21,000 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant, purpose-driven community, that celebrated 200 years of academic excellence in 2018.
Job Summary Dal Innovates is the strategic lead for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) programming within Dalhousie, delivering I&E programs with a focus on impact-driven innovation, deep science and technology or commercialization of research to students and researchers at Dalhousie and other universities across Atlantic Canada. Reporting to the Dal Innovates Finance Manager, the Financial Analyst will support and facilitate the dynamic innovation offerings at Dalhousie (Creative Destruction Lab (CDL), Lab2Market, Mindframe Connect, IdeaHUB, and other programs as they are introduced.
Key Responsibilities
  • Works with Financial Manager to review claims for government reimbursement agencies.
  • Completes regular financial review of accounts/programs and provides updates, explaining variances and anomalies, for CDL, Dal Innovates, Mindframe Connect and other I&E offerings.
  • Provides support for managing complex funding relationships with multiple funding agencies and donors, including the provincial government, federal government, private donors, corporate partners etc.
  • Participates in audits on various claims or other ad hoc audits, which can includesourcing and relaying expense information, downloading and organizing payroll data, liaising with both government and Dalhousie administrators and maintaining an organized database.
  • Accumulates and prepares data for financial and metrics reporting for multiple stakeholders including Donors, Senior University Administration, and Government officials.
Note The successful applicant will be eligible for hybrid work (combination of in-person work on campus and remote work) as agreed by all parties based on operational requirements and university guidelines.
Dalhousie’s vaccine mandate has been suspended at this time, and employees no longer need to provide proof of full vaccination. However, health and safety risks to our community will continue to be monitored and a vaccine mandate may be reinstated if necessary.
Required Qualifications
  • Undergraduate degree in computer science, business, math, finance, or accounting, plus three years’ experience in positions requiring financial management and administration as well as programming and coordination.
  • Experience with similar responsibilities which require multi-tasking, adapting quickly, and meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Above average ability and experience with Microsoft Excel, and/or other tab and formula-based software such as Airtable and Salesforce.
  • Experience with process mapping / troubleshooting processes.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, being able to regularly collaborate and adapt
  • Above average written and verbal communication skills.
  • Project management training and/or accounting designation
Job Competencies The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate proficiency in Dalhousie’s core and leadership competencies (, in particular:
– Respect & Inclusion
– Adaptability
– Knowledge & Thinking Skills
– Communication
– Service
Additional Information Dalhousie University supports a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Our total compensation package includes a defined benefit pension plan, health and dental plans, a health spending account, an employee and family assistance program and a tuition assistance program.
Application Consideration Applications from current university employees and external candidates are assessed concurrently. Current university employees will be given special consideration.
We sincerely appreciate all applications and note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly by the hiring department or Human Resources.
Diversity Statement Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit .

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Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 01/03/2023
Close Date 01/31/2023
Open Until Filled No
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