Responsible for assisting the Associate Controller with a wide-variety of accounting and financial responsibilities. Performs analysis, reconciliation, and corrections of various financial accounts, cashiering activity, bank accounts, state sales tax, accounts payable, travel vouchers, payroll, and inventory systems; Creates and maintains various financial spreadsheet reports. Assists in the management of grant contracts, including filing timely reports with the appropriate agency and tracking indirect costs; documentation of office policies and procedures; and fiscal year-end financial closing and related statement preparation. Acts as general resource person for finance inquiries.
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration or a related field is required. Two (2) years’ experience in accounting required. Knowledge of the spreadsheet applications, preferably Microsoft Excel and other components of the Microsoft Office Suite is required.
WCSU is committed to enhancing our diverse university community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion.
Salary & Benefits: The salary range is $43,360 – $74,993 and is commensurate upon candidates' experience. WCSU offers a comprehensive benefits package. Additional information on benefits can be found at www.wcsu.edu/hr/benefits/.
Application Process: Prospective candidates must submit a cover letter, which includes the names and contact information for three (3) professional references and a resume. Email your application materials as one (1) complete file (PDF or Word format only) and not via multiple attachments to: Ms. Peggy Boyle, Assistant Director of Human Resources - Recruitment. In subject line of email reference: Your Last Name – Fiscal Affairs
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1) Offer undergraduate and graduate programs that weave together liberal arts and professional education and instill a desire for life-long learning.
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