Posting Description: *Examples of work performed:*
* Financial management of all controlled maintenance construction projects to include: Monitor, update, balance, reconcile between Peoplesoft and project, update, maintain, and distribute project status reports for construction projects, including overall budget, current commitments, contingencies and project-to-date expenditures. Review, foot and cross-foot consultant and contractor pay applications; requisition and disburse funds to consultant/contractor; monitor logs for timely payment to consultant/contractor; reduce related encumbrance. Monitor expenses on controlled maintenance projects to ensure compliance with state and university regulations. * Financial management of all capital and non-capital construction projects at both the Denver and AMC campuses. To include: monitor, update, balance, reconcile between FRS and project file and distribute project status report, including overall budget, current commitment, contingencies and project-to-date expenditures. Review foot and cross-foot consultant and contractor pay applications, requisitions and disburse funds; monitor logs for timely payment to consultant contractor; reduce related encumbrances. Monitor expenses on major construction projects to ensure compliance with state and university regulations. * Review all CU Denver study, planning, design and construction contracts for controlled maintenance and capital projects to ensure appropriate documentation and funds are available in contracts and encumber contracts. Prepare any special reports and documents for contracts. * Assist CU Denver clients in establishing project budgets and validate funding sources. Establish appropriate Peoplesoft Speedtypes for project budgets. Establish project financial tracking system and prepare regular, standard reports for projects. Prepare special reports as needed. * Work with CU Denver Facilities Projects' Project Managers to validate pending amendments, change orders, purchase orders, etc. and update budgets with Project Manager's input. Create Construction Standing Purchase Orders, Departmental Purchase Orders and Payment Vouchers in CU Marketplace to procure goods and services for projects. Create and process monthly invoices to external entities. Create and process journal entries in the PeopleSoft financial system to record revenue and accounts receivable. Investigate discrepancies as they are identified, which may include contacting vendors and discussing with internal subject matter experts. * Back up other accountants in Division.
Minimum Qualifications: *Minimum Qualifications:*
* Two years of professional accounting experience. * A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, business, finance, or related degree. In lieu of a Bachelor's degree, experience in accounting procedures, invoicing, billing, reporting, budgets, procurement and accounts receivable may be substituted on a year for year basis.
Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: *Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:*
*Knowledge of:* * Principles and practices of accounting, auditing and financial reporting; generally accepted accounting principles; * Proper account record systems; budget preparation and compilation; * Data processing applications applicable to business and accounting; * Microcomputer software such as spreadsheet, word processor, and database management systems; mathematical computations; statistical and administrative analysis; financial and statistical record keeping; * Office management techniques and procedures; * Project accounting experience desired; * Procedures and techniques used in inventory management; * Principles and practices in assigned area of responsibility; * Budgeting, financial and business management principles and practices; * Inventory management principles and practices; * Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, regulations, codes and/or statutes.
*Skill in:* * Coordinating activities with other internal departments and/or external agencies and vendors; * Developing and monitoring budgets; * Preparing a variety of reports related to operational activities * Utilizing computer technology for communication, data gathering and reporting activities; * Communicating effectively through oral and written mediums.
*Ability to:* * Understand and independently carry out complex oral and written instructions; * Learn, interpret, and successfully apply office policies, procedures, rules and regulations; * Use good judgment in recognizing the scope of authority as delegated; * Analyze situations and make decisions on procedural matters without immediate supervision; * Maintain the security and confidentiality of specified records and information; * Compile financial and budget data; * Prepare financial reports; administer diverse accounting and financial systems; * Communicate effectively in both oral and written form; * Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties. * Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. * Establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students and the public.
Desired Qualifications: *Preferred Qualifications:*
* Four years of professional accounting experience; * Experience utilizing Microsoft Excel to develop, revise, and maintain spreadsheets and databases for reporting and tracking purposes for all core activities. * Experience with University of Colorado systems, reporting, finance, procurement, invoicing, and billing. * Experience in providing administrative and financial assistance within a higher education environment. * Experience in Peoplesoft system, financial module.
Campus: Anschutz Medical Campus