Fund Accountant

Location
Miami University, Oxford Campus, Ohio
Posted
Apr 16, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description Summary:
Job ID:5551 - Unclassified - FT (Salary)
Reporting to the Director of Compliance and Gift Processing, this position will have responsibility for the continued improvement and enhancement of the University Advancement financial structure. This position will continually partner with other members of the UA team to foster relationships between the university and our constituents through the use of information. This position will ensure the fund accounting needs of UA and its campus partners are being met in an accurate and efficient manner while also helping the team to understand how to best utilize the information. The review of fund documentation and the approval of new fund establishment are key tasks that this position will fulfill.  Additionally, this position will be responsible for the completion of reporting needs including, but not limited to: assist with completion of annual endowment report process, annual departmental fund audits and preparation of related audit report for upper management, and various stewardship reports (such as grant reporting and compliance reporting).


Duties/Physical Demands:
Review and approve fund structure and pledge type for new gift designations, based on review of supporting documentation and knowledge and research of FASB and GASB accounting rules
Ensure final coding and fund setup reconcile with documentation
Conduct fund departmental audits
Assist UA  Research Department with internal reporting
Assist UA team members with grant and compliance reporting
Collaborate with various UA offices to understand their information and business needs and develop innovative and effective procedures as they relate to fund accounting
Partner with UA team members to develop appropriate policies and procedures
Perform detailed review of endowment balances for year-end reporting


Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
Minimum of three to five years of relevant experience with GASB/FASB accounting standards and/or Not for Profit accounting
Ability to identify exchange transactions, conditional gifts, and planned gifts


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