Associate Director, Finance for International Programs
University of Chicago (UC)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Internal Number: JR21089
Location: Chicago, IL
Maintains the chart of accounts used by both the international accounting services providers and the University FAS system.
Reviews monthly payroll reports for international campuses for Senior Director of Finance approval.
Reviews cash disbursement reports from the international accounting services providers for Senior Director of Finance approval.
Prepares monthly entries to record the international campus financial activities in the University FAS system.
Coordinates and monitors the accounting for tuition revenue and student accounts receivable from the international campus programs, working with Bursar's office and international campus staff to communicate payments and resolve issues as they arise.
Coordinates and monitors the accounting for donations received in international campus bank accounts, working with the Advancement offices and international campus staff to communicate payments and resolve issues as they arise.
Communicates University paid expenses on behalf of the international campus to the local accounting service provider on a monthly basis.
Monitors and compares the FAS balances for international campuses to reports from the international campus accounting services providers.
Monitors international currency cash balances in FAS to assure that they agree with international campus books and monitors unrealized gain/loss from fluctuations in conversion rates.
Confirms the annual intercompany balances between the international campuses and the University.
Consolidates financial information for the Executive MBA program from all three campuses and report as needed.
During budget cycle, reviews, organizes and consolidates revisions as they are submitted.
Once budget cycle is completed, prepares worksheets to enter budgets into FAS, to communicate the final budget to international campus managers, and to consolidate budget information for inclusion in the Gleacher Center summary.
Ensures that, as a part of the annual fiscal closing of the Universityâ™s accounting system, all transactions relevant to transfers, etc. have been processed.
Develops procedures and tools to assist departmental personnel with compliance with University accounting requirements.
Develops and maintains productive working relations with the Chicago Boothâ™s Accounting and the University Financial Services offices.
Handles special projects as assigned. Assists the Senior Director of Finance/Gleacher Center in developing and generating periodic revenue progress reports, including non-dollar metrics.
Uses in-depth knowledge and experience to perform a variety of complex operating or cost accounting activities, incorporating accounting theories and principles.
Develops income and balance sheet statements, consolidated statements, and various other specialized accounting statements and reports.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelorâ™s degree in accounting or finance.
MBA or CPA.
A minimum six years of experience in accrual accounting.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, e-mail and the Internet.
Familiarity with standard business practices and advise the Senior Director of Finance on policies and procedures.
High degree of knowledge of personal computers.
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, including standard business English, spelling, arithmetic, letter and report format and forms and excellent knowledge of accounting and audit procedures.
Proven ability to organize complex projects, obtain collegeâ™s cooperation, work through problems and deliver a clean finished product on time consistently.
Consistently work effectively with a diverse group of constituencies such as staff, faculty, students, accounting firms, and vendors.
This position is currently expected to work a minimum three days per week in the office.
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