Senior Research Accountant – Job Posting 1844

Posted:December 6, 2018
Location:Downtown Toronto
Salary:$80,000 - $85,000

This position has been filled.

“Neuroscientists pinpoint gene tied to dementia” “Brain stimulation relieves depression symptoms” “Arthritis treatment protects cartilage” Every day we read and hear about advances in medical research that hold promise for changing people’s lives for the better. What we don’t hear about are the years of research by dedicated health professionals and scientists that goes into these discoveries.

As a Senior Research Accountant, the successful candidate will work directly with medical researchers and investigators at this world-class research facility to manage the finance and accounting functions for a portfolio of complex infrastructure grants and projects. As the main finance point of contact the role provides information on all financial matters, including appropriate accounting treatment of transactions, ongoing financial reporting, budgeting and financial analysis. Essentially, the Senior Research Accountant is the controller for a portfolio of small businesses.

The successful candidate will be a designated financial professional with strong technical accounting skills, capable of forging strong business relationships both across the organization as well as with external granting agencies across the country. Strong communication and people skills are critical to success in this role. Someone who thrives in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, complex environment will do well in this world. There is exceptional work-life balance.

The ideal candidate will be a designated accounting professional (CPA – CA, CMA or CGA) with solid technical skills, willing to entertain a role in a world they may never have known existed. You will be amazed…

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