1. Initiates and develops University accounting policies and procedures. 2. Oversees problem resolution and decision making for financial, administrative, and human resources programs and requirements which affect the operation as a whole. 3. Determines and negotiates University cost rate and how to implement changes in accounting rules and government regulations such as the Tax Reform Act or rules affecting recovery of indirect costs. 4. Develops and directs a broad spectrum of accounting operations ensuring compliance with University, federal, and state regulations. 5. Directs the development of automated financial applications; establish strategies, goals, and objectives for each financial function. 6. Manages the development and design of processes and systems for tracking and recording accounting transactions; the flow of securities/cash to and from various invested assets. 7. Serves as primary resource on policies and guidelines related to grants and contracts or other accounting operations. 8. Supervises staff of exempt and non-exempt employees. 9. Oversees University's accounting operations or grant and contract functions; initiates and develops recommendations to higher financial authorities to institute new or modify existing accounting policies and procedures. 10. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Experience in not-for-profit GAAP accounting, OMB uniform guidance, cost accounting and financial regulations. Exhibits strong functional leadership and finance knowledge and can use this knowledge to influence business decisions and strategies. Deep understanding of internal control concepts & implementation of related systems in a complex business environment.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience in not-for-profit GAAP accounting, OMB uniform guidance, cost accounting and financial regulations. Exhibits strong functional leadership and finance knowledge and can use this knowledge to influence business decisions and strategies. Deep understanding of internal control concepts & implementation of related systems in a complex business environment.
Required Skill/ability 5: Strong leader of people with ability to create a compelling vision, demonstrate flexibility in approach, and motivate others to achieve desired results. Outstanding management skills and ability to attract, retain, motivate and manage exceptional talent.
Posting Position Title: Associate Controller
Required Skill/ability 3: Strong aptitude to deliver results in stressful situations and/or tight deadlines, as well as demonstrate sound judgment under pressure.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Associate Controller, Financial Reporting
Required Skill/ability 1: Highly analytic. Demonstrated ability to frame a problem, identify and collect necessary data and make recommendations for solving the problem. Ability to pinpoint discrepancies or inconsistency in data. Ability to turn a large volume of data into meaningful, actionable information.
Required Skill/ability 4: Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing. Listens to others and effectively comprehends information. Ability to interact at all levels and adapt style to audience.
Required Skill/ability 2: In-depth financial and accounting skill set and experience. Ability to develop strong reporting systems that enable quick and prudent decision-making.
Master's Degree in Accounting or Business Administration. Ten years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 60520BR
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.