$40,000-$44,000 Salary commensurate with education, experiences, and other requirements. Comprehensive benefit package (health care, vacation, etc.)
Term of Position:
At Will/Just Cause:
Summary of Position:
Provide responsible, independent and complex administrative services and administrative assistance to the AVP of Finance, provide assistant to the Accounting Department and assist other departments in the Finance Unit.
High School diploma plus 10 years of recent increasingly complex accounting experience in an Accounting department.
Required Work Experience:
The 10 years of recent experience in an Accounting department should include contact with the public where confidentiality, diplomacy, accuracy and tact are required. A working knowledge of computers, Microsoft Office suite programs, printers, tablets, facsimile, copier and calculators. Banner experience and higher education experience is a plus.
Required Licenses and Certifications:
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered:
Provide responsible, independent, and complex administrative assistance to the Associate Vice President of Finance. Conduct, compile and analyze a wide range of financial information, including monthly & annual reports. Provide financial information and prepare reports for the University’s internal and external auditors. Effectively communicate with various departments to assist in understanding their financial transactions and needs. Trouble shoot transactions and perform complex computer operations within the Banner system for various end users. Obtain and provide factual information requiring a knowledge of the policies and procedures of the Administration and Finance area of the University. Perform all duties in compliance with applicable University policies and procedures, as well as state and federal requirements. Demonstrated ability to handle many assignments at the same time, work within tight deadlines, while maintaining strong organizational skills and follow through. Provide various departments with monthly Income Statements and Balance Sheets. Prepare various statistical reports and financial analyses. Work with University departments to forecast budget availability, tracking trends, and budget variances. Work closely with all areas in the Finance Departments, the Vice President of Administration & Finance, and the Budget Office. This position will be the backup for the Finance and Position Control Analyst. Duties would be to administer and maintain the Position Control module in Banner. Analyze position numbers, budgets, and funding sources to assure balance between Banner Finance and HR modules and take corrective action. Process transactions from the Banner HR module into the Banner Finance module. Occasionally attend special meetings identified as necessary by the Associate Vice President. Work closely with the Budget Office to ensure a consistent and balanced General Fund budget. This position is directly responsible to the Associate Vice President for Finance and is responsible for maintaining a high-level of confidentiality of designated information.
Skills and Abilities:
Accurately and efficiently establish and maintain complex accounting records. Communicate effectively, both orally and in written form. Make independent decisions reflecting sound judgment. Successfully communicate and interact with a variety of faculty, staff and a diverse University population.
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
Initial Application Review Date:
December 2, 2022
Open Until Position is Filled?:
Posting Close Date:
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