Reporting to the MSU Alumni Association Associate Director, the Accountant will provide accounting controls for the Michigan State University Alumni Association; serve as fiscal officer, prepare, examine and analyze accounting records, financial statements or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness and conformance to University business procedures; develop, implement, modify, and document record keeping and accounting systems; maintain fund ledgers; make use of Enterprise Business Systems (EBS) and other appropriate computer technology; prepare reports that compare event budgeted costs to actual costs; assist in analyzing business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice; process travel reimbursements, sponsorships and advertising revenues, invoices, deposits; maintain procurement card records and purchase orders. The position supports an office that is fast paced and requires working nights and weekends based on operational needs.Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Accounting; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in financial statement and report preparation, general ledger accounting and budgeting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Desired Qualifications
- Experience as unit Fiscal Officer for multiple accounts
- Ability to understand the University’s accounting system.
- Familiarity with and an awareness of the laws and regulations that apply to an accounting function and are required to ensure compliance.
- Ability to exercise judgement in the processing and resolution of non-routine accounting matters while assuming responsibility for those decisions.
NON-STANDARD (Work hours are 8 am to 5 pm with some nights and weekends.)(Bidding eligibility ends 5/23/2017 at 11:55 pm)