The Opportunity

Fredericton, NB
Accounting and Financial
$43,250 - $54,062 / year
Competition Number: #112-23.24

Closing Date: October 3, 2023 at 4:00 PM


The Pond-Deshpande Centre (PDC) at UNB supports social entrepreneurship and innovation in New Brunswick and beyond. We believe that by combining innovative ideas with deep, relevant, contextual knowledge, citizens will be able to develop sustainable solutions to complex social, environmental, and economic challenges while creating high-impact ventures that "do well & do good" in our region and the world. PDC has two key platforms: NouVentures which focuses on growing social entrepreneurship in New Brunswick and beyond; and NouLab which houses PDC's social innovation lab and manages our social and public innovation work generally.


Full-time | 2-Year Term | Fredericton| Hybrid

UNB is committed to ensuring employees can maintain a healthy work-life balance. As such, we are proud to support a hybrid work approach, which includes flexible hours and work-from-home options.

Standard Work Hours: Mon - Fri | 8:15 am - 4:30 pm |36.25 hours per week

Salary Range: $43,250 - $54,062 per annum

This salary range is subject to increases based upon the terms of the new collective agreement once signed by both parties.


Reporting to the Executive Director, the Operations & Finance Office is responsible for the day-to-day operations and management of Pond-Deshpande Centre including, but not limited to office management, financial management and reporting, and executive assistance and support.

  • Serve as primary point of contact for all inquires relating to PDC and the administration of its programs.
  • Maintain a system for tracking tasks, priorities, and issues, ensuring a timely and appropriate response.
  • Manage technical and office equipment; ensure a healthy, safe, and optimally productive work environment.
  • Function as primary financial administrator for PDC, including accounts receivable/payable.
  • Track and analyze financial data. Prepare comprehensive financial reports.
  • Process invoices.
  • Reconcile procurement card ED.
  • Prepare and process all financial and human resource forms related to PDC.
  • Support Executive Director in development of annual operating budget and planning for use of trust funds; keep accurate files related to both.
  • Create, retain, and archive all records according to policy.
  • Manage operations, maintenance, and access to PDC's office.


  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in office management, administration or business systems, or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years experience as an office manager, administrative coordinator, or financial coordinator.

Additional Strengths

  • Experience analyzing and monitoring financial data.
  • Experience preparing executive level correspondence.
  • Exceptional Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Managing office and technical equipment.

A little bit about us

University of New Brunswick

The University of New Brunswick employs more than 3,200 full- and part-time staff, including faculty, support staff and students. UNB values people and we have proudly been named as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2023 and one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers for 2023.

UNB is situated on the unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik and Mi'kmaq peoples along the banks of the beautiful and bountiful Wolastoq river, a region recognized worldwide for its natural beauty. UNB is a comprehensive university with a long history of excellence in teaching and research.

Are you interested?

Work With Us


UNB offers a large variety of benefits for employees, including a full pension, a minimum of three weeks of vacation annually, the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP), and dental, life, and health insurance.


This position is part of the PSAC, Local 60551 employee group and falls under the PTSU Collective Agreement.


The University of New Brunswick and PSAC/PTSU Local 60551 are committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

We thank all who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.