Manager, Revenue Accounting Simon Fraser University Department of Finance Canada

Manager, Revenue Accounting

Requisition ID 2018-3639  Job Category  Finance  Department 5290 - Finance  Job Status Regular Full-Time  Hiring Range $77,049 - $96,311




The Manager, Revenue Accounting is accountable to the Controller for the coordination and direction of all activities related to the recording, receipt and control of the university’s non-tuition revenue in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, established guidelines, university policy and sound business practices. The role is responsible for the day-to-day operations ensuring that the revenue team provides efficient, accurate and timely support to client groups.




Oversee accounts receivable and non-tuition revenue operations


Manage processes to ensure the efficient, accurate and timely recording and reporting of non-tuition revenue


Ensure that all cash and cheques received in Finance are deposited to the university’s bank accounts in a timely manner


Implement and maintain adequate and effective internal controls related to revenue and cash handling activities and ensure that best practices are in place


Ensure that excise taxes are being charged appropriately and accurately


Demonstrate professional judgment in situations where clear direction is not available and/or interpretation of policies and procedures is required


Manage and administer the e-commerce program for the university


Manage the department’s e-commerce website together with other key personnel in Finance


Assist in conducting risk assessments and developing the Finance audit program related to revenue


Provide strategic direction and planning for financial matters related to processing non-tuition revenue for the university


Develop policies and procedures related to revenue-generating activity


Keep current in advances in the industry and investigate technological solutions to recommend and implement process improvements to ensure efficient operations


Approve new revenue activity to ensure that it is consistent with the institution’s strategic plans and advise on the best method to process and record the revenue


Collaborate with business units across campus to assist in establishing appropriate policies and procedures related to revenue-generating activity


Work with the Controller to establish long and short-term priorities for revenue activity in the financial operations group


Provide leadership and direction to staff


Oversee the day-to-day activity and assignments of staff involved in the revenue cycle within the Finance department


Manage the hiring, developing and performance of staff and provide strategic direction to the revenue team


Promote opportunities for training and professional development, including cross-training, through goal-setting and support


Hold employees accountable for performance through informal methods, such as regular feedback and coaching, as well as the formal performance appraisal process


Ensure appropriate staffing levels, including back-up and cross-training support to balance workloads and meet the expectations required for smooth and efficient daily operations of the revenue team




Participate as the functional expert representative in system upgrade and testing project teams


Participate in other department projects as required


Act as a member of the management team responsible for developing and implementing the strategic direction of the financial operations group within Finance




University undergraduate degree or equivalent education and experience


Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation


Minimum 3 years experience in an accounting/finance-related environment


Experience in an enterprise-wide computerized accounting environment is preferred


Minimum 3 years experience managing or coaching staff


Experience in a not-for-profit environment is preferred


Strong analytical, technical and problem-solving skills


Conceptual thinker with strategic planning skills and initiative


Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


Works independently with a strong work ethic


Exceptional attention to detail


Understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and their application to not-for profit organizations


Demonstrated leadership and mentoring skills


Strong computer skills including advanced MS Excel

If you apply for this position please say you saw it on Adminoxy


All Jobs


Harvard University Academic Positions

Kuwait University Current Faculty Openings

Osaka University Academic Opportunities

Purdue University Job Postings for Faculty Positions

Texas Tech University Faculty Openings

Tsinghua University Job Postings

University of Cambridge Job Openings

University of Geneva Faculty Opportunities

University of New South Wales Job Openings

University of Nottingham Research Positions

University of Oslo Academic Jobs

University of Saskatchewan Faculty Positions

University of Southampton Research Vacancies

University of Tokyo Current Academic Vacancies

University of Toronto Open Faculty Positions