The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Financial Services

Mount Saint Vincent University is strongly committed to fostering diversity and inclusion within our community and encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, persons of any sexual orientations and gender identities and/or expressions, Indigenous persons, African Canadians, other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, and other groups that would contribute to the diversification of our campus. Candidates who identify as being from any of these groups are encouraged to voluntarily self-identify in their application materials. All qualified candidates are welcome to apply; however, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

The Department of Financial Services at Mount Saint Vincent University invites applications for the position of Student Finance Coordinator.

Classification: Full-time NSGEU Level 7 Position
Salary: $47,558 per annum (Step Progression $47,558 to $56,786)
Start Date: ASAP

Application Process:

If you require an accommodation at any time during the application process, please let us know.

Applications should include a cover letter and resume. To apply for this position, go to and follow the online application system. This competition closes on July 5, 2024.

What you'll do


Reporting to the Manager, Student Accounts, the Student Finance Coordinator will provide support for the Student Accounts function including financial analysis and reporting, liaising with students and administering University financial policies.

  • Prepares, reconciles and reports on student health plan programs.
  • Prepares aged student account balance reports on a regular basis.
  • Assists with student account collections through working with students with financial challenges and preparing and delivering ongoing correspondence with students who have outstanding account balances.
  • Oversees U-PASS program, reconciles related records and makes payments to Metro Transit as required.
  • Oversees the NS University Student Bursary program reporting and analysis.
  • Coordinates the activities related to Student Loan Processing.
  • Performs various student accounts analysis required by the Manager on a daily basis.

What you'll need


Candidates must have completed a Bachelor of Business Administration/Commerce with a major in Accounting and have a minimum of two years related experience with a preference for five years related experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Effective verbal and written communication and inter-personal skills are essential. A high level of attention to detail and efficient time management and priority setting skills are also prerequisites for this position. Candidates must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite with advanced skills in excel and use of technology to conduct financial analysis in the most efficient manner. Experience in using business enterprise systems for finance is required. Supporting all of these skills is a strong commitment to excellent customer service.

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Mount Saint Vincent University

A leader in online and experiential learning, Mount Saint Vincent University takes a personalized approach to education to nurture socially responsible global citizens. With equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility at the fore, MSVU has been challenging the status quo since its founding 150 years ago (1873) and today prioritizes access and impact for all underserved groups. MSVU has been nationally recognized for having one of the lowest student-to-professor ratios across its programs in Arts, Science, Education and Professional Studies; for providing students early access to valuable research opportunities; for its legacy in the advancement of women; and for facilitating critical advancements in food security, healthy aging, literacy, nutrition, childhood development and more. MSVU is located in Mi’kma’ki, the unceded and ancestral territory of the Mi’kmaq People.