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Director of Budget and Accounting

Job description


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-01-04
Req: R-114


1147-NN - Area Finance/Administrative Officer

Business Title:

Director of Budget and Accounting




Office of the President


Finance and Operations

Employee Type:

Admin. Professional

Job Family:

Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible

Position Number:


Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

This position serves as the area financial, accounting and budget officer responsible for the direction, planning, projections, and oversight of financial functions and personnel at WSU Vancouver.

Responsible for ensuring stewardship of resources, compliance with applicable state and federal regulations as well as campus and institutional guidelines. In addition, this position oversees and manages the accounting staff of 5 people.

Position serves as the principal consultant and advisor to the area heads on a wide range of management issues.

Establishes and implements short and long range financial and accountability measures.

Monthly Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience

FTE: 100%

Position Term in months: 12 months

Required Qualifications:

Positions require a Bachelor’s degree in a related administrative, business, liberal arts, or social sciences discipline and five (5) years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified, which has included at least one (1) year of supervisory experience. A Master’s degree in a related field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Additional Requirements:

Experience in detailed accounting and financial reporting including computerized management of financial records.

Demonstrated ability to utilize and develop budget templates and databases using software programs such as Excel, Word and Access.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in accounting or relevant field.

CPA or other relevant license/certification.

Experience with fund accounting.

Familiarity with sponsored projects and financial procedures.

Familiarity with WSU or other higher education institution financial policies & procedures.

Additional Information:

Permanent/Temporary: Permanent

City, State, Zip: Vancouver, WA 98686

Department Link: www.vancouver.wsu.edu/finance-operations

Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check

Screening Begin Date: (Open until filled) 1st Review January 25, 2021

Required Documents:

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter.

Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

Applicants are required to include contact information for at least three (3)

professional references in the application

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

Posting Close Date (If empty, open until filled):

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.




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Job No:
Posted: 1/6/2021
Application Due: 4/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time