Basic Function Collects, prepares and analyzes a variety of financial reports and gifts, values and processes in-kind gifts, values and processes life insurance policies and provides recommendations to MAU Budget Officer and VP Finance & Treasurer, reconciles gift accounts, maintains gift tracking and reports systems within Advancement Administration, and assists MAU Budget Officer with unit budget preparation and management.
Reports to the Director of Finance and Endowments.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
Collects, prepares and analyzes various gift types, focusing heavily on valuation and tracking of Gifts-in-Kind (non-cash gifts). Researches and interprets tax laws and issues to determine effect on University and its donors.
Analyzes and reconciles gift batches to gift tracking databases and University financial systems.
Administers life insurance policy gifts, communicating with insurance companies and donors, issuing premium payment reminders, processing premium payments, creating vendor profiles, and maintaining policy value database.
Analyzes, modifies, and approves gift transactions from campus units for processing into University Advancement gift database.
Financial Reporting and Reconciliation
Manages, processes, and provides reports for automated recurring gifts via ACH through CashPro and credit card through PayConex online portals.
Prepares, distributes, compiles and analyzes MAU budget files across all units within University Advancement for use and review by MAU Budget Officer. Develops and maintains reserve cash management system for special project proposals, review and tracking.
Processes cash, check and credit card gifts in support of Office Coordinator, and provides backup to two Accountant II staff to process securities gifts, service billings, account reconciliation, travel policy support, software license chargebacks, fee distribution, and KFS subject matter expertise.
Prepares and analyzes data for completing surveys with other schools and institutions via CASE and various Big 10 and Big 12 groups such as the University Foundation Financial Officers.
Assists in reviewing and recommending changes in University policies and procedures as directed. Supports MSU Budget Officer in document preparation for internal and external auditors.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year degree program in accounting or finance with relevant course work in business administration; six months to one year of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in accounting, auditing or financial analysis; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience in the life insurance industry including life policy products.
May require valid vehicle operator's license where needed to perform duties of the position.
Other skills and/or physical abilities required to perform duties of the position.
This position requires, or will require prior to the completion of the probationary period: knowledge of basic personal computer terminology and operations, and the ability to use e-mail and the Internet.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
Required Application Materials
Resume and Cover Letter
Work hours are 8 AM to 5 PM with some nights and weekends
Bidding and Eligibility Ends on 11/24/2020 at 11:55 PM
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