Manager, Investment Accounting
University of Delaware - Newark, DE

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Deadline: January 11, 2013

Pay Grade: 31E


Responsible for the recording and reporting of investment activity for the University’s endowment, operating investments and other investments.

Support the Chief Investment Officer in the execution of his responsibilities related to proper asset allocation of the University's investment portfolio; oversight of external investment managers; gathering and organizing data to provide Executive Vice President & University Treasurer, President, and Board of Trustee committees with the information they require to responsibly oversee investment activities.

Communicate with University Development Office, Chief Investment Officer and/or Treasury Services regarding new endowment gifts, Charitable Gift Annuities or changes to University operating investment activity.

Supervise and provide leadership to the Endowment Fund Coordinator who has responsibility to price the University’s endowment portfolio and distribute endowment income monthly.

Review and approve the recording and reporting of investment activity and the reconciliation of the general ledger to custodial banks.

Prepare endowment and investment workpapers and rollforwards for use in preparing the University’s consolidated financial statements and footnotes.

Gather data and coordinate reporting to both internal and external entities, including the annual State filings for Charitable Gift Annuities and Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT) information to be utilized in the preparation of the University’s IRS Form 990-T.

Maintain and run PeopleSoft allocation process to distribute temporary investment income monthly to the appropriate University purposes.


Bachelor's degree in accounting or other job-related discipline and four years of financial accounting, analysis and/or reporting experience.

Public accounting experience preferred with a working knowledge of investment terminology desired.

Supervisory and leadership experience.

Skill in performing complex reconciliations.

Experience in preparing workpapers to support the preparation of financial statements.

Ability to make evaluative judgments as well as the ability to analyze and develop creative solutions to complex issues.

How To Apply

When applying please submit a one-page cover letter and your resume as one document. Also, please remember to provide names, addresses and telephone number of at least three references in the online application.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from Minority Group Members and Women. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at

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