Job No: 504173 Work Type: Locations: San Diego Categories: MPP, At-Will, Finance/Accounting, Full Time
The mission of San Diego State University Global Campus is To be a global leader in delivering innovative educational experiences to professional and non-traditional learners, expanding opportunity and transforming lives. Global Campus prides itself on delivering market-relevant programs across a wide range of disciplines that help non-traditional learners complete undergraduate and graduate degrees and learn and grow through multiple program options. Our programs and technologies are ever-evolving to meet ever-changing needs; our high level of service and support is constant. Global Campus serves as a principal University liaison with the greater San Diego community and provides a wide variety of traditional and nontraditional, credit and noncredit educational experiences designed to fit the lifestyle and expectations of working adults and other lifelong learners. In addition, Global Campus provides a range of academic and special programs for individuals and groups at various times, in various locations, and via various modalities, including technology-based programs -- throughout the year. Global Campus's primary audiences include returning adult learners such as degree completers, workforce, military, and international learners.
Under the supervision of the Associate Dean of Finance & Operations, the Director of Finance and Accounting has the responsibility of working with the Deans, Programs Directors, Business and Financial Affairs in ensuring the accuracy of the financial statements, budgets, reporting, and the integrity of the financial systems for Global Campus. This position will manage a team of accountants and financial analysts to plan, organize, and direct Global Campus budgetary and accounting activities. Prepare comparative evaluation of actual costs against budgeted funds. Estimate future costs and expenditures. Prepare financial plans and reports. Maintain historical records, analyze trends, and establish budgetary forecast. Recommend and interpret budgetary policies and procedures. This position is responsible for records, transactions, controls, and reports related to Global Campus University Budget Funds (various ORACLE accounts), as well as the Global Campus Foundation Budget Funds (various BANNER accounts). The Director of Finance and Accounting supports the mission of Global Campus Finance and Accounting by preparing various analytical reports, and reviewing the general ledgers and subsidiary ledgers required to meet the Financial Accounting Guidelines (which are in accordance with GAAP for not-for-profit, GASB- guided organizations) with accuracy and timeliness for the funds indicated above and with maintaining the integrity of all financial records.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university
Six years of experience in a complex budget planning and reporting or financial management
Experience with ERP systems such as Oracle, Banner/PI Profile, EARS
Two years of direct managerial experience
Current Certified Public Accountant license
Expertise and experience in applying accounting standards for an institution of higher education
Compensation and Benefits
San Diego State University will offer a competitive salary based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. San Diego State University also offers a rich benefits package that includes:
Extensive Leave benefits: 14 paid holidays, 24 vacation days, and 12 sick days per year;
Retirement security through a CalPERS defined benefit pension (with CalPERS and UC Retirement Plan reciprocity) and retiree healthcare benefits;
An array of health, dental, and vision coverage at no-cost or low-cost to the employee; and
California State University system fee reduction program (fee waiver) for the employee or their qualified dependent.
SDSU COVID-19 Vaccine Policy
In accordance with the California State University systemwide policy, the COVID-19 vaccine will be required for all students, faculty, and staff in order to access campus. An individual is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose of a two-shot vaccine or two weeks after the first dose of a single-shot vaccine.
The individual hired into this role will be required to submit their completed vaccination documentation to the university's secure online health portal prior to beginning work. Individuals with an approved medical or religious exemption on file with the university will be required to complete regular COVID-19 testing.
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on September 8, 2021. To receive full consideration, please apply by September 7, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
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Advertised: Aug 23, 2021 (9:00 AM) Applications Close: Open until filled
Founded in 1897, San Diego State University is a public institution of higher education located in southern California. SDSU is the oldest and largest university in San Diego and the third largest in the state. SDSU continues to gain recognition as a leader in higher education.
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