Accounting Manager - Office of University Advancement & Foundation

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  • 06-Oct-2020 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Fort Valley, GA, USA
  • Full Time
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    FORT VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY (FVSU), a state and land-grant institution of the University System of Georgia, invites applications for the Accounting Manager position in the Office of University Advancement & Foundation.

    Fort Valley State University, the only 1890 land-grant university in Georgia, is a comprehensive institution that provides an education to over 2,800 students including graduate students. The university is located in the town of Fort Valley in Peach County, the original site of the state's peach industry. Its 1,365-acre (5.52 km2) campus is Georgia's second-largest public university in area.


    This position will perform advanced level accounting functions related to the oversight and daily management of the general accounting processes and procedures for the Office of University Advancement & Foundation.


      Trains and supervises accounting staff, and/or students. Assists with internal and external audits. Provides technical guidance and leadership for general and project accounting; financial reporting; investment accounting; cash management; reconciliations; compliance; and auditing. Reviews and approves transactions, including journal entries. Manages the reconciliation of General Ledger accounts. Provides Ad Hoc Reporting or Custom Reporting for internal and external customers. Assists with the development, implementation, and recommendation of policies and procedures relating to the general operation of the accounting unit. Develops and monitors work team/unit.Assists with the implementation of staff training and development programs. Monitors and evaluates the current and long-term development of staff. Performs other related duties or projects as assigned/requested.


      Knowledge of business and financial management practices. Knowledge of advanced accounting and principals, practices, and procedures. Effective communication, time management, and organizational skills. Ability to provide direct independent supervision.


      Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related field and five years of related experience; or a combination of education and related experience. One year of supervisory experience.Experience with financial accounting software, spreadsheets, word processing.


      Master's degree in Accounting or a related field and three years of related experience.Two years or more of supervisory experience.Certified Public Accountant (CPA).Experience with other Microsoft Office applications.

    If you have questions regarding this position, please contact FVSU's Office of Human Resources at [email protected] or (478)825-6301.

    Fort Valley State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate against applicants, students or employees on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, or marital or veteran status.

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    Posted: 10/7/2020
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