- 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.
HigherEdJobs - 21 months ago
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