The Capital Accounting Department is responsible for the administration of all capitalized asset accounting for UCSF which includes, but is not limited to, accounting for plant, facilities, and assets and long-term debt. The Department works directly with key business departments such as, Distribution & Storage, Facilities Management, Accounts Payable, Capital Budget, Institutional Analysis and Costing Policy, UC Office of the President (UCOP), and Medical Center. The staff routinely works with individuals from Campus Department Heads/Principal Investigators (PI), Department Custodians, and other departmental staff.
The Capital Accounting Assistant Manager is responsible for a broad spectrum of highly complex professional accounting duties associated with all major and minor capital improvement projects and long-term debt. Activities include budgetary allocations, monitoring expenses, expense reporting, recharge activities, and implementation of monthly, quarterly and fiscal year closing activities. S/he will be responsible for two direct reports, an Accountant I and an Accountant III.
The candidate reports directly to the General Accounting Manager. The General Accounting Manager is responsible for the accounting of UCSF’s capital assets and long-term debt as well as general ledger accounting and financial reporting.
• BA/BS with a major in accounting and five-seven years of experience in accounting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Experience & solid understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
• Proficiency with Excel/Outlook/Word.
• Operational management experience in a complex accounting environment.
• Able to read, interpret and apply polices; and to develop or modify procedures to meet requirements and objectives.
• Demonstrated skills in analysis and interpretation of fiscal and administrative policies in a variety of areas.
• Must be detail-oriented and possess excellent organization skills.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in written and oral forms with senior management, faculty, staff, managers and technical staff.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with various levels of personnel in a large organization (i.e. ability to work well in a diverse, collegial environment).
• Demonstrated knowledge in capital/fixed asset accounting.
• Functional knowledge of large-scale integrated client server/ERP financial system (e.g., PeopleSoft Systems).
Note: Fingerprinting and background check required.
Physical Demands: requires sitting; standing; walking; squatting; bending; waist twisting; kneeling; climbing stairs; climbing ladders; reaching up to shoulder height; reaching above shoulder level; carrying/lifting 21-30 pounds; pushing/pulling up to 30 pounds; gripping/grasping, fine/gross finger manipulation; repetitive movements of upper and lower extremities; may be exposed to loud noises; dust, fumes or gases; differentiate color; verbal communication.
• CPA or Master’s Degree.
• Experience & solid understanding of General Accounting Standards Board (GASB).
• Professional accounting knowledge obtained by working at a CPA firm or a large complex organization is required to gain the depth and breadth of accounting knowledge required to make accounting judgments and decisions.
University of California San Francisco - 2 years ago