The College of St. Scholastica seeks an experienced finance professional responsible for oversight of all financial records of the College and for properly stating the financial position of the College for internal management, annual financial reports, and regulatory requirements while adhering to accounting principles.
• Plans, organizes, administers, reviews, and evaluates the work of assigned staff in the areas of cash management and accounts payable; provides training and professional development opportunities; administers discipline as required. • Provides assistance to the Controller in managing the audit work schedule; manages the coordination and completion of supporting reconciliations, analyses, and work papers for the preparation of the annual financial statements and supporting footnotes. • Provides financial information to internal/external parties in a consistent and accurate manner; maintains financial data and completes schedules for lenders, federal agencies, donors, and institutional surveys. • Analyzes and reviews general ledger and operating activities of the College to ensure proper record keeping and best practice; researches accounting issues to ensure proper financial reporting; maintains general ledger and operating ledger integrity and accuracy to provide accurate and meaningful data for financial reporting. • Assists the Controller in creating and maintaining a financial reporting system to provide timely, accurate and meaningful information; ensures adequacy of general ledger accounts and reports: Banner Web, INB, Cognos, Wells Fargo CEO (electronic banking, functionality of services provided), and other financial records. • Promotes a climate and culture of diversity and inclusion. • Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the department’s service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team.
Bachelor’s Degree in finance, accounting or a related field, AND five (5) years of professional accounting experience is required.
Required Knowledge and Skills Knowledge of: • Principles and practices of generally accepted accounting standards and practices, including methods of financial reporting and financial statement preparation. • Techniques of financial strategic planning and analysis • Administration principles and practices, including goal setting, program development, implementation and evaluation, and the management of employees. • Principles, practices of financial and claims auditing. • Appropriate/applicable internal controls in accordance with FASB/GAAP. • Applicable laws, codes and regulations. • Computer applications related to the work. • Records management principles and practices. • Demonstrated experience working effectively on diverse work teams.
For more information and to apply, visit www.csshrjobs.com. The College of St. Scholastica is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is rich in diversity, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty and staff. Individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. While there is no religious requirement, we are interested in individuals who value and support the rich Catholic Benedictine heritage of the College of St. Scholastica.
The College of St. Scholastica is a vibrant, growing independent private college with its main campus overlooking Lake Superior in Duluth—recently named the #1 Best Town by Outside magazine—extended campuses throughout Minnesota, and an emerging health sciences campus in Arizona.
Since 1912, The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) has been preparing students for a life of purpose and meaningful wo...rk by emphasizing the Catholic Benedictine values upon which it was founded. The College serves an enrollment of approximately 4,300 students in undergraduate and graduate degree programs throughout six schools— nursing, arts & letters, business and technology, education, health sciences, and sciences. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks CSS among the best colleges and universities in the region for academic excellence and Money Magazine has cited the College in the top third of all four-year colleges in the country based on graduation rates, educational quality, affordability, and alumni earnings.