POSITION TITLE: Manager of Accounting Services-Permanent

LOCATION: Brockville Board Office, Brockville, ON

REPORTS TO: Comptroller of Finance

SALARY: $77,042.00 - $100,150.00



The Manager of Accounting Services is responsible to manage the accounting, internal audit, school support and financial operations of the Board, while providing leadership and management to accounting department staff.


Education & Experience:

Must possess a university degree and a professional accounting designation. A minimum of 4 to 5 years of experience is required.


Specific knowledge of:

  • Financial and accounting practices and reporting requirements for both the broader public sector and the education sector in particular
  • Accounting, financial statements, and related policies, procedures and techniques
  • Computer based applications and programs that support financial/accounting management and reporting
  • Ability to use technical knowledge to provide advice and guidance to other departments and team members Formal Education and/or Certification(s)


  • High attention to detail, especially with regards to preparing financial statements
  • Ability to use technical tools and software in the completion of tasks



• Develops annual work plans and related budget for the functional area

• Participates in budget planning for the overall department

People Leadership

• Manage departmental staff, including overseeing and measuring department and personnel objective-setting processes, mentoring and coaching staff and overseeing general functions

• Provides training and support to school-based staff including Principals and office staff

Program, Policy and Procedure Development

• Responsible for developing and managing relevant programs such as internal audit

• Responsible for the development and implementation of UCDSB accounting and financial policies procedures and controls ensuring alignment with PSAB and ministry requirements

• Implement new standards related to department


• Manage financial activities and reporting for the Board including the preparation of financial statements and support for the budget

• Provide assistance and information to the Board departments and the Audit Committee with accounting related matters

• Manage the financial recording and reporting aspects of the Board’s charitable foundation, and prepares federal government charity return

• Oversees the planning and execution of annual golf tournament in support of Board’s charity foundation

• Prepare interim and year-end financial statements

• Responsible for managing and competing tax-related activities, such as filings

• Undertakes audit of individual school funds including reporting

• Undertakes audit of purchasing card usage

• Provides project management and subject matter expertise as required


• Directly responsible for supervision of approximately 5-7 designated staff from within the department A

Job Summary

  • ID:270
  • Date Posted:Aug 12, 2019
  • Number of Positions Available:1
  • Job Location:Brockville Board Office
  • Salary:$77,042.00 - $100,150.00 Per Year
  • Deadline:Aug 20, 2019

How To Apply
pplications (including covering letter and résumé) are to be submitted to careers@ucdsb.on.ca not later than Tuesday August 20, 2019 at 4pm. *All applicants will be considered; however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted. “The Upper Canada District School Board is committed to providing accommodations [for people with disabilities]. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs”

About the Company
Company Name:Upper Canada District School Board
Location:Brockville Board Office
Company Profile:Our Geographical Area Geographically, the UCDSB is one of the largest public school boards in Ontario - 12,000 square kilometres (18 times the size of the Toronto DSB). Our area includes the counties of Lanark, Leeds, Grenville, Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry, Prescott and Russell. We are bordered by the St. Lawrence River to the south, Quebec to the east, Ottawa-Carleton to the north and the lake district to the west. Our Students, Teachers and Support Staff Approximately 27,000 students attend our schools, including elementary, secondary, and alternative/ continuing education levels (data as of Oct. 31, 2017) A wide, diverse background of cultures and activities for people of all ages can be found in the region. We employ approximately 4,200 permanent and occasional staff members. Our Schools and Resources Alternate and Continuing Education is available at 14 campuses. We have 79 elementary and secondary schools, including T.R. Leger School. We have one main Board Office in Brockville and three offices located in Cornwall, Frankville and Oxford-on-Rideau PS.