Calling all highly motivated, finance-oriented individuals! Your strong attention to detail will be an asset to the Student Support Branch in the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.The Ontario Public Service (OPS) has been designated as one of the 100 Best Diverse Workplaces in Canada. The Service Delivery Branch welcomes diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive work environment based on the values of equity and accessibility.What can I expect to do in this role?You will:- process transfer payment requests utilizing financial databases- assist in the review and analysis of Branch budgets - provide leadership to junior staff in the Finance Unit- advise and explain Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) legislation, policies and procedures to lending institutions and service providers by responding to verbal and written inquiries- analyze problem accounts and recommend the appropriate course of actionHow do I qualify?Technical expertise:- ability to acquire knowledge of student loan policies, procedures and legislation - ability to apply and interpret relevant sections of the Income Tax Act relating to bankruptcys- working knowledge and understanding of accounting and budgeting concepts, procedures and practices- demonstrated knowledge of fundamental accounting principles and understanding of accrual accounting practices and reporting requirements- demonstrated knowledge of financial statementsOrganizational, analytical and problem-solving skills:- excellent organizational skills to prioritize work and competing demands- well developed analytical and research skills to investigate and review financial database entries- demonstrated problem-solving skills to determine over/under expendituresCommunication, interpersonal and organizational skills:- strong communication and interpersonal skills to deal tactfully with various internal and external client groups including Trustees in Bankruptcy, lawyers and Federal government agencies- excellent written communication skills to prepare correspondenceComputer skills:- demonstrated working knowledge of personal computers, financial information systems and related software such as word processing, spreadsheets, and various other computer databases
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