Essential Functions: Compile and perform analysis of financial and budgetary data. Summarize data and provide reports for management decision making. Establish and maintain databases and spreadsheets. Review data for accuracy to provide current information as requested. May be required to assist in the development of forecasts and trends.
Monitor and process budget transfer requests to determine if transfers are conducted in a timely manner. Review accounts and correct discrepancies to ensure transactions are in accordance with established policies and procedures. Participate in budget load process; monitor and reconcile position rosters.
Prepare and provide materials for presentations at fiscal meetings. Develop graphics, charts and other documents in support of departmental analysis and recommendations.
Provide analysis of subject or area as assigned on a project basis. Determine issues and relevant data, apply standard models and present findings in a clear and concise manner.
Answer inquires and explain established policies and procedures to ensure transactions are conducted properly and to improve departmental efficiency. Identify and investigate problems and errors; recommend solutions as needed.
Review and complete forms and documents ensuring accuracy, completeness and conformity with policies and procedures. Monitor, reconcile and report account balances; verify data as required.
May assist in processing increases for University employees by monitoring and adjusting HRS positions and FAS accounts. Assist in reviewing and analyzing compensation adjustments and making projections as needed.
Assist and participate in special projects; research and compile data; presenting information in a detailed report format or document.
Provide work leadership to subordinate clerical/technical support personnel. Assign work and provide guidance and training in appropriate methods and procedures. Answer questions and resolve problems that may arise.
Perform related work as assigned.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business administration, accounting, finance or related field or an equivalent combination of education and/or work experience.
Some knowledge of accounting, finance or budgeting principles and practices.
Ability to prepare standard financial statements, reports and analyses.
Some knowledge of computerized accounting systems and computer applications.
Strong analytic and problem solving skills.
Ability to communicate effectively with others.
Good oral and/or written communication skills.
Typically, incumbents have held positions as an Accounting Specialist, Accounting Assistant, Sr., etc.
Internal Number: 76_207974
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.