Understands Law School and internal unit priorities and exercises that knowledge to help achieve goals within budget.
Assists in preparing budgets, creates internal tracking mechanisms, ensures compliance with policies, procedures and leadershipâ™s expectations.
Reconciles monthly financial data, assists in the preparation of monthly variance reports and annual effort reports, supports the yearend close process.
Performs general accounting tasks, such as monitoring accounts, preparing financial projections and/or reports, and account creation, reconciliation and closing.
Provides support for annual budget planning process, performs research, reporting and analysis as directed.
Makes deposits, tracks gifts, payments and pledges to ensure proper allocation, reconciles stale dated checks and monthly wire transfers.
Serves as the primary contact for grants and contracts; assists with proposal preparation, maintains records, and prepares audit and closing documentation as needed.
Processes payments to vendors as needed, assists with account set-up for vendors and independent contractors, advises internal unit administrators on the procurement process.
Keeps abreast of changes to University financial systems, policies, regulations and guidelines.
Proposes efficiency improvements as needed and manage deadlines.
Creates and maintains accurate financial resources and content on Law School webpage to provide relevant references, documented processes, and training materials to the Law School community.
Provides relevant training to new hires, assists internal units with GEMS, e-Payment and other transactions as needed, acts as a resource for University systems.
Develops strong working relationships with internal units and University-wide offices.
Crosstrains to ensure adequate departmental coverage.
Provides professional support as a primary account administrator for account owners in an intensive customer service environment.
Analyzes and prepares budgets, creates accounts, and works with the financial accounting system to allocate, authorize, monitor, and control expenses.
Perform other related work as needed.
Bachelorâ™s degree in finance or related field strongly preferred.
Previous experience in higher education strongly preferred, but not required.
Strong computer skills including spreadsheet, database management, and word processing skills.
Strong financial and analytical skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills.
Ability to research issues and propose solutions to problems.
Ability to exercise sound judgment, discretion, and tact.
Time management skills and the ability to handle multiple, concurrent tasks within deadlines.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact professionally and diplomatically with individuals from across the division and university.
Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changes in workflow and procedures.
Ability to work independently and complete projects on time and accurately with minimal supervision.
This position is available for partially remote work based on business needs of the Law School.
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