Financial Accounting Manager
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|Position Classification Title||Accountant|
|Functional Title||Financial Accounting Manager|
The primary purposes of the Financial Accounting Manager’s position are to: ensure the integrity of financial data recorded in the accounting system, prepare reports for University and outside users, determine and submit daily cash requirements, ensure accurate recording and safeguarding of fixed assets, and coordinate encumbrance and funding of capital improvements, as well as, repair and renovation projects. A high level of knowledge and the application of that detail is necessary.
Bachelor’s degree with 12 credit hours of accounting coursework; or Associate’s degree in accounting; or Associate’s degree in business or related discipline with 12 credit hours of accounting coursework; or equivalent combination of training and experience. all degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Department prefers a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Master’s Degree in
Department also prefers a candidate with financial accounting systems report writing/modifications experience and advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.
|Special Instructions to Applicants|
|Recruitment Range||$48,202 - $78,070|
|Org #-Department||Accounting Services - 56202|
|Work Hours of Position||8 am to 5 pm, Monday - Friday|
|Number of Months per Year||12|
|Job Family||Administrative and Managerial|
|2-4 key competencies for successful execution of job duties, including chosen level definition:||
Knowledge-Professional (Advanced): In-depth knowledge of accounting theories and principles and systems design. Ability to recognize complex and unique issues and develop resolution and/or consult with leadership in order to achieve resolution. Knowledge to consistently serve as a technical resource. Ability to identify problems and changing requirements regarding management needs, auditing, fiscal procedures, account structures or reports, and accounting systems. Ability to make necessary modifications
Financial Monitoring and Analysis (Advanced): Ability to independently resolve complex problems for which no clear precedent exists within the current system or ability to implement new accounting structures. Ability to supervise resolution and/or implementation. May require the ability to design and implement organization and program-specific accounting procedures/systems. Ability to examine and analyze complex financial statements. Ability to institute changes based on findings. Ability to research, analyze, and ensure implementation of new and/or changing accounting and reporting systems. Ability to provide training and consultation related to new systems and/or reporting methodology. Ability to ensure the development of related policies and procedures. Ability to recommend actions or alternatives to be taken by management when accounting data discloses unfavorable trends or deviations or financial mismanagement. Ability to make risk assessment of systems of internal control. May require the ability to approve improvements/changes to internal control systems.
Supervision (Advanced): Ability to oversee unit/organization supervisors to ensure compliance with recruitment and selection policies and procedures. Ability to oversee unit/organization supervisors to ensure compliance with performance management policies and procedures. Ability to recommend resolution of disciplinary and grievance issues. Ability to review and authorize training opportunities for unit/organization. Ability to lead employee growth and development initiatives.
Decision Making and Problem Solving (Advanced): Ability to independently resolve and/or develop recommendations for unprecedented, complex issues and problems. Ability to serve as a resource for others in resolving unprecedented, non-standard issues and problems. Ability to anticipate problems and develop recommendations for management resolution.
|Type of Appointment||1.0 (Full-Time)|
|If other, please indicate|
|Time limited duration of appointment.|
|Salary Grade Equivalency||77|
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Posting Specific Questions
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Which of the following best describes your education history?
- Master's Degree in directly related field
- Bachelor's Degree with 12 credit hours of Accounting coursework
- Associate's Degree in Accounting
- Associate's Degree in Business or related discipline with 12 credit hours of Accounting coursework
- Three (3) years of college coursework
- Two (2) years of college coursework
- One (1) year or less of college coursework
- High School Diploma or GED
How many years of experience in a directly related field do you have?
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- 6 or more years
- 5 years
- 4 years
- 3 years
- 2 years
- 1 year
- 4 months
- less than 4 months
Have you completed 12 hours of Accounting coursework?
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