This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.
Under the supervision of the Manager of Financial Reporting, the incumbent has responsibility for assisting with the external financial reporting activities of the University. Primary among these responsibilities is assisting in the maintenance of the University’s GAAP reporting ledger. Within that responsibility, the incumbent will assist in ensuring the GAAP ledger and its values are properly aligned with the values in the University’s Legal accounting ledger, which uses the modified cash basis of accounting. In addition, the incumbent will prepare a significant number of complex journal entries each year to be recorded in the GAAP ledger to ensure the University’s external reporting package is in compliance with Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) standards.
In addition to assisting with the maintenance of the GAAP ledger, the incumbent is also responsible for assisting with the annual external financial statement audit. Therefore, the incumbent is expected to prepare various schedules and other information as requested by the University’s external auditors prior to the start of the auditors’ fieldwork. During the auditors’ fieldwork, the incumbent will assist in providing the auditors with the documentation required to complete their tests.
Annually, the Athletics program is required to have certain agreed-upon procedures performed by an external independent accountant in compliance with NCAA guidelines. The incumbent is responsible for assisting the Athletics Department and the Manager of Financial Reporting with the process of having those procedures performed by the external independent accountant.
The incumbent is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the University’s capital assets subsidiary ledger. In this capacity, the incumbent is expected to record and reconcile transactions routinely in the subsidiary ledger. In addition, the incumbent will need to meet with various departments on campus that are integral to maintaining the subsidiary ledger, which has over $734 million of net capital assets recorded.
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