Title: 1147-NN - Area Finance/Administrative Officer
Business Title: Director of Budget and Accounting Location: WSU VANCOUVER CAMPUS
Area: Office of the President
Department: Finance and Operations
Employee Type: Admin. Professional
Job Family: Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible
Position Number: 200303
Summary of Duties:
This position serves as the area financial, accounting and budget officer responsible for the direction, planning, projections, and oversight of financial functions and personnel at WSU Vancouver.
Responsible for ensuring stewardship of resources, compliance with applicable state and federal regulations as well as campus and institutional guidelines. In addition, this position oversees and manages the accounting staff of 5 people.
Position serves as the principal consultant and advisor to the area heads on a wide range of management issues.
Establishes and implements short and long range financial and accountability measures.
Monthly Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
Position Term in months: 12 months
Positions require a Bachelor's degree in a related administrative, business, liberal arts, or social sciences discipline and five (5) years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified, which has included at least one (1) year of supervisory experience. A Master's degree in a related field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Experience in detailed accounting and financial reporting including computerized management of financial records.
Demonstrated ability to utilize and develop budget templates and databases using software programs such as Excel, Word and Access.
Master's degree in accounting or relevant field.
CPA or other relevant license/certification.
Experience with fund accounting.
Familiarity with sponsored projects and financial procedures.
Familiarity with WSU or other higher education institution financial policies & procedures.
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check
Screening Begin Date: (Open until filled)1st Review January 25, 2021
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter.
Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
Applicants are required to include contact information for at least three (3)
professional references in the application
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
Posting Close Date (If empty, open until filled):
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