Location: Baltimore, MD Category: Staff Posted On: Tue Feb 16 2021 Job Description:
Goucher College's Assistant Controller will provide oversight of key accounting functions including debt, investments, gift reporting, and payroll; will ensure the accuracy of the general ledger; assist in the preparation of end of year and interim financial statements in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles; facilitate the financial statement, 403B and single audits; prepare and monitor debt covenants; prepare 990 information and serve the Goucher community on an ad hoc basis, providing financial information, as needed.
Qualified candidates will possess a bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related field, a CPA certification, and at least three years of general ledger accounting. Experience with payroll and treasury functions including investments and debt, is preferred for this role. Successful candidates must be able to prepare financial statements in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Qualified candidates must have excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate complex accounting matters to non-financial community members. Although not required, experience in the higher education industry is preferred. Candidates must have a mastery of Microsoft Office Excel. Experience using Microsoft Dynamics is a plus.
Preferred candidates will have additional accounting certifications or degrees, investment experience, be familiar with the form 990 and experience in Microsoft Dynamics.
This position is temporarily remote.
If this sounds like an interesting opportunity, and if you are innovative and open to change, we would love to hear from you!
Goucher College is committed to increasing the diversity of our community and seeks applicants dedicated to applying principles of equity and inclusion in all areas of the campus community.
Internal Number: 128323
About Goucher College
Among the 40 Colleges That Change Lives, and ranked first in the nation for study abroad programs by U.S. News & World Report, Goucher is a selective, liberal arts college located 20 minutes north of Baltimore, MD. Goucher enrolls approximately 1,500 undergraduates, 84% of whom live on campus, and 1,200 graduate students. At Goucher, we’re redefining the meaning of a liberal arts education in order to help our students prepare for the jobs of the future. Goucher College is committed to increasing the diversity of our community and seeks applicants dedicated to applying principles of equity and inclusion in all areas of the campus community.