Job Postings

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The cost to post a job opening is only $30 and is due upon submission of the job postings form as you will be automatically directed to PayPal. OACUBO only accepts credit card payments for this service. Your posting will be listed on this web page within 5-7 days of receipt.

Current Job Postings

Senior Business Manager

SCHOOL: Ohio University

LEVEL OF EDUCATION DESIRED: College or University

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Ohio University’s Office of Global Affairs and International Studies seeks a Senior Business Manager to facilitate the administrative operations for the Global Affairs and International Studies (GAIS) portfolio such that they align with the portfolio responsibility for supporting the university’s global strategy.

The incumbent manages the flow of resources including facilitating financial and human resource transactions, budgeting for the portfolio and managing the collection and storage of data and information relevant to the portfolio. The incumbent is responsible for the preparation of documents, spreadsheets and reports that form the knowledge base of the operation for improving operational and strategic decision-making including financial modeling.

1. Creating and maintaining GAIS budget: Lead GAIS departments in the development and submission of their annual budgets as well as their actual performance to budget throughout the year including compiling data and providing analyses to assist the departments with understanding and maintaining their budgets. Provide additional analytic tools to departments with regard to staffing, carry forward, and/or data needed to support key components of budget assessments or allocations. Provides analysis of GAIS operations including costs, revenues, financial commitments and obligations to project future costs and revenues. This will include non-financial data.

2. Serve as key point of contact for GAIS business operations and related issues: Provide supervision for accounting specialist and oversight for staff and students who provide transaction support for each of the units. Manage journal entries and budget modifications for GAIS portfolio. Ensure facilitation of transaction processing within each unit through either team members or direct processing. Liaise with HR, finance and budget officers in central administration and in other departments and colleges to align GAIS budget objectives and actions with that of the university. Provide follow up with university financial/budget and HR offices for GAIS regarding continued improvement of transaction and HR, finance, budget coordination and problem solving.

3. Support GAIS leadership with project-specific work associated with budgets, human resources, academic data and other relevant activities and the preparation of ad hoc and standard reports for operational and strategic decision-making. Other duties as assigned.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting or a related field of study
    • Minimum of 3 years of related experience

      FOR RESUME SUBMISSIONS: For more information and to apply, please visit – https://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/24664.

      Senior Business Manager

      SCHOOL: Ohio University

      LEVEL OF EDUCATION DESIRED: College or University

      PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

      This position is directly responsible for leading all aspects of the budget process for University Advancement and The Ohio University Foundation’s unrestricted fund, including developing and compiling the budget, reviewing budget requests for reasonableness, monitoring actual revenues and expenses against budgeted amounts, analyzing budget to actual variances, and forecasting actual activity. The position also monitors and reviews University Advancement’s financial processes, identifies and recommends process improvements, documents revised processes, and provides financial process training to University Advancement staff. In addition, the position facilitates, reviews and approves various financial transactions incurred by University Advancement.

      1. Leads all aspects of the budget process for University Advancement and The Ohio University Foundation’s unrestricted fund. This includes developing and compiling the budget, reviewing and analyzing budget requests for reasonableness, recommending potential cost savings, and monitoring actual revenues and expenses against budgeted amounts. Prepares budget reports for University Advancement department managers and assists with monitoring departments’ actual activity against the budget. Analyzes budget to actual variances, prepares forecasts of actual activity, and composes budget narratives for presentation to management and/or the board of trustees.

      2. Facilitates, reviews and approves various financial transactions incurred by University Advancement. Advises University Advancement staff on the proper and consistent use of chart of account segments to enhance financial reporting and trend analysis capabilities. Reviews activity to ensure transactions are recorded in correct accounts and properly substantiated as having an appropriate University business purpose. Identifies accounting errors and prepares accounting corrections, as needed.

      3. Monitors and reviews University Advancement’s financial procedures, including expense processing and preparation of sales revenue deposits. Identifies and recommends process improvements, as needed. Documents and communicates revised processes, and provides financial process training to University Advancement staff.

      4. Other duties as assigned.

      This position will work generally independently and exercise a great deal of judgment. The successful candidate must be resourceful and able to work autonomously to solve various problems.

      This position will routinely interact with individuals in other University departments and must be able to provide guidance and oversight through a comprehensive knowledge of financial, human resource and operational data, as well as university policy and procedures. 

      FOR RESUME SUBMISSIONS: For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/24655.

      Senior Accountant

      SCHOOL: Ohio University

      LEVEL OF EDUCATION DESIRED: College or University

      PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

      OHIO University is seeking a qualified applicant for a Senior Accountant within the General Accounting & Financial Reporting department. Established in 1804, OHIO University is the oldest public institution of higher learning in the state of Ohio and the first in the Northwest Territory. Located in the scenic Appalachian foothills, its classic residential campus in Athens, Ohio, is one of the most attractive in the nation.

      This position prepares & supports complex financial reporting including audited financial statements, Board of Trustee reports, and internal management reports. Answers policy and procedure questions for campus customers regarding general accounting, reporting, chart of accounts and other accounting and control related issues.

      PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

      1. Prepare entries, complete monthly/quarterly account reconciliations, and develop schedules for the quarterly financial statements including but not limited to supporting documents, variance analysis, trend reports, graphs, and charts that provide support and backup for forecasted statements in compliance with quarterly date schedule. Work with AVP/Controller and Director on process improvements to the quarterly close process that may include things like process redesign for better efficiencies, development of reports for more efficient and timely reporting capabilities, and system enhancements that provide additional information or assist in decreasing the time required for quarterly close. Assist in the preparation of Board of Trustee materials as required.

      2. Assists internal and external auditors with their examination of university financial statements, State of Ohio CAFR, other external reports (i.e. NCAA and CPB) special audits and agreed upon procedures audits. Prepares and supervises preparation of audit schedules and work-papers. Assists Director in the preparation of the Annual Financial Report including financial statements, footnotes and information for the Management Discussion & Analysis.

      3. Serves as the primary department contact to provide consultative guidance and recommendations/solutions to campus departments and central administration staff related to impacts and implementation of new accounting pronouncements, regulatory (Unrelated Business Income) and policy/practice issues, fiscal management, and internal controls. Requires incumbent to remain knowledgeable of current changes in accounting regulations, OMB Circulars, EADA Reporting, NCAA audit and reporting requirements, Cost Accounting Standards, tax code and other guidance/mandates related to accounting operations.

      4. Actively pursue and supervise the implementation of new technologies and initiatives in the area of general accounting and financial reporting. Assists in the ongoing training of processes and systems for general accounting and financial/management reporting both internal to the department as well as the campus community.

      5. Works with supervisor and on project teams to assist with the development of policies/procedures relative to the administration of general accounting practices and financial reporting initiatives (includes external and internal reporting) and includes both creation and implementation. Requires continuous evaluation of current business practices as well as keeping up to date on industry best practices. Responsible for dissemination of information and respective training initiatives, both internal to the department and for the campus community.

      6. Other duties as assigned.

      Position is responsible for interpreting and complying with federal regulations, GAAP, Cost Accounting Standards and university policies and procedures. This includes decision making regarding allow-ability of costs, requirements for additional sponsor approvals, and decisions regarding cost sharing requirements. This position also has latitude to identify, define and resolve issues related to sponsored projects in accordance with federal and other funding agencies, university policies and procedures and regulations. The Manager will keep the Director informed of issues and the solutions, as well as current technologies and regulations and consult with the Director on difficult or unique situations.

      FOR RESUME SUBMISSIONS: For more information and to apply, please visit – http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/24354.

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