- Directly supervises and maintains quality control of the following areas: accounts payable, accounts receivable, student finance, travel, purchasing, fixed assets, general ledger, mail room, purchasing card and credit card processing, contract and grants, and payroll
- Plans and directs student tuition assessment and collection activities and processes
- Under limited direction, recommends, implements, communicates and ensures compliance with accounting policies and procedures and internal controls.
- Ensures compliance with applicable accounting standards and GAAP including GASB and NACUBO guidance
- Coordinates fiscal year end close and prepares campus information to be included in the university system consolidated financial statements
- Prepares routine and ad hoc financial reports along with analysis for senior management
- Prepares various reconciliations of general ledger accounts and bank statement account balances
- Prepares and provides accurate and timely information to internal and external constituencies including external auditors
- Develops and maintains effective working relationships with peers, subordinates, other University departments and the public.
- Plans, evaluates and organizes work to maximize efficiency and to effectively use University resources to meet work schedules
- Provides proactive leadership for assigned University accounting functions
- A Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in accounting and four years' experience in progressively more responsible positions in finance and accounting
- Two years supervisory experience
- Must possess strong analytical skills and advanced expertise with Microsoft Office and integrated administrative software systems such as PeopleSoft
- Outstanding financial expertise, broad and thorough knowledge of GAAP, and an understanding of both state and federal regulations related to finances and accounting
- Collaborative, service-oriented professional with the ability to develop strong working relationships with internal and external constituencies
- Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate financial information to all levels of staff and the public
- Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
- Master's in accounting or related field
- Experience working in governmental accounting, preferably college or university accounting
- Two (plus) years active experience with PeopleSoft Finance and Student Finance
$47,000-54,000. Comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid full family coverage for health insurance, TIAA-CREF retirement, and tuition waiver benefits. More information available by clicking here.
Valley City was founded in 1872 with the name of Second Crossing of the Sheyenne when the Northern Pacific railroad crossed the river here....