Assistant Director, Auxiliary Finance
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 35,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. Location
Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060. Job Summary
Responsible for all financial operations within Auxiliary Services to ensure quality in financial, operational, and managerial reporting. Coordinate, process, and maintain business transactions and financial affairs for multiple divisions. Advise operational directors on business transactions and availability of funding and ensure integrity and accuracy of data. Responsibilities
Required Qualifications Educational Requirements
- Prepare, review, and distribute monthly financial reports and queries to management and or staff
- Review business, operational and financial performance and monitor general ledger accounts, and Campus Service accounts, weekly
- Track expenses and revenues vs. budget and ensure all Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) guidelines are followed
- Develop five-year plan financials, department budget submissions, and mandatory fee requests for multiple business units
- Develop Purchase Price Variance (PPV) reporting and analysis, perform statistical research, and analyze and identify gaps in business performance
- Review, approve, and remit monthly staff journal entries
- Review and approve purchase orders, payment requests, voucher adjustments, and budget amendments
- Review and approve monthly account reconciliations and supervise team of accounting staff
- Use multiple business and subsidiary transaction systems to produce accounting information for reporting
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in Accounting, or a related business fieldRequired Experience
Six (6) years of experience related to position
Previous management and supervisory experience Preferred Qualifications Additional Preferred Qualifications
Master's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in any discipline
Higher education experience a plus Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities ABILITIES
Able to develop relationships with other units Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlinesSKILLS
High level of proficiency in excel, report writing, and accounting systems
Proven management skill and ability to attract, retain, motivate and manage talent
Effective team player, flexible, quick learner, and self-motivated Capacity to thrive in a fast-pace environment
Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite) Strong attention to detail and follow up skills Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette Other Information
This is a supervisory position.
This position has financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance. Background Check
- Standard Enhanced + Education
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.
All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials. https://www.usg.edu/hr/assets/hr/hrap_manual/HRAP_Background_Investigation_Employment.pdf
To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=43000&JobOpeningId=228624&PostingSeq=1
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