Central Washington University
Central Washington University is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity/Title IX employer committed to providing employment opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
Full/Part Time Full-Time
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| || Job Summary |
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Serves as a finance manager for the Student Funds including the S&A, Rec Center and Student Union. The incumbent provides timely and accurate fiscal information; assists in budget development, business planning, forecasting and reconciliations; and participates in the development of university procedures relating to accounting, auditing, and budgeting. Processes data requests from the Washington Office of Financial Management and Washington legislative staff. This will be a six month interim appointment.
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- Provides guidance in developing, integrating, reconciling, and reporting the Student Funds budget(s).
- Oversees budgeting and reporting compliance with institutional and State of Washington financial policies and procedures.
- Completes fiscal and data requests timely and accurately
- Preparation of a variety of periodic and ad-hoc financial reports for financial management and budget monitoring purposes
- Retrieval and summaries of financial information using the PeopleSoft and Hyperion systems.
- Translation of complex financial information into understandable formats and language for many constituencies.
- Preparation of financial reports, as required, in compliance with GAAP and internal/state auditing requirements.
- Revenue and expenditure forecasting and spending projections/plans.
- Contribute to the university wide business and budget plan development.
- Development of accountability systems.
- Interpretation of financial reports.
- Account reconciliations.
- Auditing financial records.
- Maintaining efficient accounting systems.
- Collaborate in the management of university's budget planning system.
- Attends the Services and Activities Committee meetings. These are usually in the evening. Provides information relating to the availability of supplemental funding for the S&A Fee fund.
Budget/Financial Planning Support:
- Participates in development of university procedures relating to accounting, auditing and budgeting.
- Contributes the development and monitoring of university budget.
- Develops and manages special financial projects as assigned.
- Prepares fiscal impact statements, fiscal notes, and legislative inquiries.
- Participates in developing financial procedure and policy guidelines across organizational units.
- Attends division/department meetings as necessary.
- Serves as a member of university committees or project teams as assigned.
- Other duties as assigned.
| || Minimum Qualifications |
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- Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance or closely related field.
- Experience with budgeting and financial planning.
- Experience or education in governmental or private sector accounting, financial planning or budgeting.
- Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills including strong attention to detail and problem solving skills.
- Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software (Word, PowerPoint, and Access) and enterprise database systems.
- Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
- OR equivalent combination of education and/or experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of this position.
- Master's degree in accounting or finance or closely related field.
- Work experience in and understanding of higher education accounting, budgeting/planning, and financial reporting.
- Working knowledge of Hyperion Software.
- PeopleSoft Financial Management System experience.
- Experience retrieving data from enterprise database systems using SQL (structured query language).
- Experience in speaking with the public and giving presentations.
- Experience with state capital budgets.
- Accountability/Dependability: Able to work effectively and efficiently in a self-directed work environment. Accepts responsibility for quality of own work; acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Able to prioritize work to meet deadlines. Shows up on time, meets standards, deadlines and work schedules.
- Judgement: Makes timely, informed decisions. Analyzes options and determines appropriate course of action.
- Teamwork: Establishes and maintains professional working relationships. Promotes cooperation and mutual support to achieve goals. Encourages participation and mutual support.
- Adaptability/Flexibility: Responds positively to changing business needs and responsibilities. Adapts approach and methods to achieve results; recovers quickly from setbacks and finds alternatives.
- Commitment to Diversity: Recognizes the value of diversity and helps create environment that supports and embraces diversity.
| || Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule |
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Dependent upon qualifications and experience
| Monday - Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm (1 hour lunch)/ 6 Month Interim Appointment |
| Work is performed in an indoor office setting with frequent in-person interactions. It is essential to be able to remain at a desk/computer workstation for prolonged periods of time, perform extensive data entry and other computer-related tasks and create/maintain filing systems for departmental records. Evening or weekend work is often required as well as occasional travel. |
CWU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, life and disability insurance, along with vacation and sick leave plans depending on employment classification. For additional information please visit: http://www.cwu.edu/hr/benefits-0
| || How To Apply |
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To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach:
- A detailed cover letter clearly demonstrating how your education and experience: (a) meet the required (and, as applicable, preferred) qualifications, and (b) demonstrate the ability to perform the responsibilities as described by the posting;
- Resume including work history, education, training; and
- Contact information for three professional references.
Screening Begins: March 16, 2017
**Priority will be given to applications received by the screening date. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
| || Contact Information |
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Name: Patrick Stanton
Phone: (509) 963-2319
Website: Financial Affairs
Please contact Human Resources at email@example.com or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process.
| || Conditions of Employment |
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Prior to employment, final candidate(s) will be required to submit to a background check. All information obtained through background investigations will be strictly confidential and revealed only to those required to have access.