Reporting to the Associate Vice Chancellor & Controller, this position is responsible for the fiscal year closing of the University's financial records, contact with external auditors, and the review or development of financial/budgetary analyses. Position directly supervises financial services functions responsible for the indirect cost rate calculation and negotiation, service center rate establishment, external reporting, university cost issues, unrelated business income tax, miscellaneous tax items, loan/ endowment/ plant fund/ fixed assets accounting, and cash management/DAS interface.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high-performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, auditing or closely related field plus 5 years of Business experience including accounting, auditing and preparation of financial statements/workpapers. Supervisory experience. Strong verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills. Analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills. Knowledge of accounting principles and practices, and familiarity with Uniform Guidance, AICPA Audit Guide, GASB and federal cost accounting standards. Strong interpersonal skills for professional relationship management. Must have a CPA license (active or inactive).
Master's degree in accounting preferred. Accounting, budgeting and/or finance work experience in higher education. Knowledge of NE Board of Regents Bylaws, University policies and procedures
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.