Successful candidate will work in the Office of the Controller in support of the University’s mission of ensuring accurate and timely recording of WSU's financial events. In collaboration with other business units, the Accountant 3 prepares, interprets and analyzes internal and external financial reports. This position also administers the University’s Effort Reporting & Labor Redistribution systems.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field. - Minimum of 5 years of related experience. - Advanced Microsoft Excel.
- MBA - CPA
Essential Functions and percent of time::
The Accountant 3 is responsible for regulatory compliance reporting over the University’s restricted funds. Reporting to external stakeholders includes Schedule of Expenditure of Federal Awards, Higher Education Research & Development Survey, Fiscal Operations Report & Application to Participate, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System Survey, and Assist with University Facilities & Administrative Rates Proposal. 30%
The Accountant 3 will perform year-end financial reporting and analysis over areas such as debt, compensated absences, and scholarship allowances, Restricted Statements of Revenues, Expenses and Changes in Net Position, Ohio Higher Education Information System restricted expenditures. 25%
The Accountant 3 will perform reporting to internal stakeholders including cost projections, restricted budgets, indirect cost-allocations and other reporting as requested. 20%
The Accountant 3 administers the Effort Reporting and Labor Redistribution module, provides customer support, and works across the University with Human Resources, CaTS and business Units to ensure that regulatory guidelines are in place. 20%
Other Duties as assigned 5%
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Effective July 1, 2017, per Policy 7230 Wright State University is tobacco-free. Tobacco use, including the sale, advertising sampling and distribution of tobacco products and tobacco related items is prohibited in all university facilities, on all university owned or leased grounds, university owned or operated residence halls and apartments, and at all university sponsored events regardless of location. Tobacco use is also prohibited in all university vehicles or on any equipment owned, leased or operated by Wright State University. This policy applies to anyone on campus including students, faculty, staff, visitors, consultants, vendors, patients, volunteers, and contractor employees.
Wright State University serves nearly 18,000 students and offers more than 230 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and professional degree programs through eight colleges and three schools. Located in the city of Fairborn in Greene County, Ohio, Wright State is conveniently situated adjacent to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and is less than 10 miles from downtown Dayton. One of our eight colleges, Wright State University–Lake Campus, is a university-operated regional campus on the shores of Grand Lake St. Marys in Celina, Ohio. The Wright State alumni community is more than 109,000 strong. For more information please visit www.wright.edu.