Working more than 40 hours is required of this position on an as needed basis. This may occassionally include weekend work.
This position will supervise the Business Services area and handle accounting functions for University Unions.
Manage the maintenance, development, and monitoring of systems needed to reconcile, produce and distribute accurate and timely financial information. Review necessary documentation or reports to monitor the integrity of internal accounting system. Analyze, maintain and manage the preparation of fiscal data and processes required to sustain good internal controls; including: cash monitoring, compliance, resale inventory, and alcohol and monthly operating statements. Review contracts and calculate/bill any commissions based off appropriate contracts. Supervise University Unions Business Services staff of 3 full time employees, including hiring, training/developing and evaluating. Monitor the integrity of the internal accounting system, develop and recommend procedures and practices to adapt departmental fiscal operations to changes with various reporting entities. Assist the Director of Business Services with compliance, risk management and special reports. Meet and communicate with staff regarding accounting and business policies, procedures and internal practices in order to assist in navigating through organizational rules.
Other related functions as assigned.
Bachelor's degree. 5 years of accounting experience or a combination of accounting and finance experience including experience with various accounting functions, including vouchering and account reconciliation. Experience interpreting and implementing policies and procedures. Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing; and the ability to advise and communicate to people of varying levels throughout an organization. Experience creating and writing reports. Supervisory experience. Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.
MBA or Master's degree. Auditing experience. Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or CPA. Experience using a mainframe accounting system, such as DEFINE. Experience using web based systems, such as FRMS. Experience using the University COGNOS system. Experience working in or transitioning to an ERP system. Experience with Purchasing, especially in a public sector or higher education environment. Accounting and auditing experience in a public sector or higher education environment. Ability to make informed decisions using good and proper judgement. Ability to work and communicate with a diverse student population. Ability to speak Spanish.
May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity