Payroll Title: UCP IX
Class Code: 0905-9089
Job Family: FIS
FLSA Code: E
Under the general direction of designated administrator, responsible for day-to-day management of a University accounting operation and monitoring the integrity of the accounting systems in order to assure that the University’s assets and monies are properly accounted for.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Assists the Director in managing and evaluating the overall planning and coordination of a University Accounting system to assure compliance with sound accounting standards and practice and with applicable policies, regulations and laws; may develop and institute fiscal or accounting policy and procedure changes.
- Manages the day-to-day operations of an accounting office, directing a professional staff who are responsible for budgets, financial administration and reporting of University funds or sponsored programs; establishes work priorities/ work flow and resolves management or personnel issues.
- Acts on behalf of the Director in resolving day-to-day operational problems of a fiscal nature with other University departments, state and federal agencies and/or other sponsors.
- Serves as a resource to accounting staff, University departments and others in such areas as interpreting policies, regulations and statutes, analyzing needs and resolving problems as they arise.
- Monitors and reviews accountant activities to ensure adherence to all applicable policies and procedures; may respond to auditor’s questions and findings in areas of account management.
- Manages the coordination and preparation of University or outside agency annual detailed and consolidated financial reports.
- Performs the duties of an accountant for the more complex accounts or as needed.
- Prepares or supervises the preparation of comprehensive reports and analyses as needed in decision making or to advise University offices.
- Performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
- At least five years accounting experience, preferably in a public environment with a proven record of advanced accounting skills
- Advanced knowledge of sound accounting standards and principles as well as policies, regulations and statutes governing accounts and ability to resolve complex accounting problems.
- Ability to manage a large accounting operation and direct the work of others
- Ability to establish accounting policies and priorities and manage and evaluate accounting projects
- Ability to write comprehensive reports and communicate effectively with all levels of University, government, banking officials and the public
OTHER DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS
- Master’s degree in accounting or CPA
- Two to three years State accounting experience
Date Created: 6/28/85
Date Revised: 9/13/99