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Current Job Postings

Senior Accountant

SCHOOL: Ohio Northern University

LEVEL OF EDUCATION DESIRED: College or University

SUMMARY:

Posting Number: S000195
Classification: 4
Position Type: Administrative Staff
Department: Controller

BENEFITS SUMMARY:

Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription insurance, Life insurance, Workers’ Compensation insurance, Unemployment insurance, and Total Disability insurance. Retirement: The University contributes 4% of the regular salary with up to 3% additional in matched contributions into the TIAA Retirement Program. Other benefits include tuition remission for employee, spouse, and employee’s dependent children under the age of 25 (this does not include the last two year of the PharmD program or the JD), and twenty days of paid medical leave per year.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Senior Accountant will exhibit leadership in supporting the functions and services of the Controller’s office which include but are not limited to providing effective communication with internal and external constituents, critical thinking in resolving issues, professional judgment, and proficiency in analyzing and reconciling accounts. The Senior Accountant will demonstrate self-starting skills and be able to work independently.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Reconcile general ledger accounts on a monthly, quarterly, or annual basis.
• Prepare journal entries to record revenue and expense activity, and adjustments to reclassify or correct errors, etc.
• Update databases (i.e. Fundriver, QuickBooks, FAS, TouchNet) with current activity. Reconcile databases to Banner general ledger.
• Process student refunds in coordination with Student Accounts and Financial Aid on a weekly basis or as needed.
• Review and verify credit card expense forms for accuracy, proper supporting documentation, appropriate signatures, etc.
• Provide customer service and support to internal departments with respect to all accounting related inquiries.
• Gather factual information and supporting documentation from within the department, from other departments, and from outside agencies to verify data used in reconciling general ledger accounts.
• Correspond, as needed, with individuals or departments regarding policies and procedures.
• Maintain a filing system for accounting documents.
• Provide backup support for:
• Student Accounts functions
• Customer service to students and parents
• Cashiering functions
• Accounts receivable functions
• Accounts payable functions
• Provide direction to students and temporary workers as needed.
• Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED SKILLS:

• Ability to effectively communicate and cooperate with internal and external constituents
• Ability to apply critical-thinking skills and professional judgment in discussing and resolving issues
• Ability to perform moderately complex procedures using basic analytical tools
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
• Three or more years of similar work experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Relevant experience in higher education, not-for-profit or fund accounting

APPOINTMENT LENGTH: 12-months

OPEN UNTIL FILLED: No

CLOSING DATE: 7/5/2019

STATUS: Full-Time

HOW TO APPLY: To view full description and apply online go to: https://jobs.onu.edu/postings/6134

ONU is an equal employment opportunity employer. Accordingly, no person shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, transgender status, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, separation and other terms, condition and privileges of employment.

Vice President for Finance and Administration/CFO

SCHOOL: Ursuline College

LEVEL OF EDUCATION DESIRED: Graduate School

SUMMARY:

Ursuline College seeks a committed, visionary, experienced leader to serve as Vice President for Finance & Administration/CFO (VP/CFO). As the chief financial officer of the College, the position reports directly to the President and serves on President’s Council to achieve the mission of the College, develop strategic plans, and participate in the overall management of the College. This VP/CFO also serves as the corporate treasurer of the College. With responsibility for development, direction, and administration of financial affairs and the budgeting process, the position also directs all activities of the Business Office, the Human Resources Office, and the Facilities area. The position works with the Investment Committee, the Finance Committee and the Buildings & Grounds Committee of the Board of Trustees, as well as external auditors, insurance companies/brokers, investment and banking professionals, and outside construction contractors, architects, and engineers. The VP/CFO is a full-time, 12-month position, expected to begin no later than September 1, 2019.

FINANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Formulate and recommend policies and programs to establish and improve financial affairs, financial reporting and internal controls.
  • Represent the College at Investment Committee and Finance Committee meetings and attend Board of Trustee meetings to report on financial and investment results.
  • Manage financial reporting systems including preparation and analysis of monthly financial statements and annual audited financial statements.
  • Responsible for establishing and monitoring annual College budget.
  • Monitor investments such as endowment and other restricted funds.
  • Manage and direct operational accounting services.
  • Manage property and liability insurance program.
  • Prepare governmental and other external reports including tax returns.
  • Oversee Human Resources programs and policies including compensation structure, employment practices and employee benefit programs.

FACILITY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee the Facility Services and Auxiliary Services Departments.
  • Represent the College at Building and Grounds meetings and attend Board of Trustee meetings to report facilities.
  • Review and monitor preventative maintenance programs, safety committee and the Emergency Preparedness Plan.
  • Establish budgets to cover all facility operational needs, annual renovations and capital maintenance project needs, and present the budgets to the appropriate budget committees.
  • Recommend, administer and manage all new major and minor construction projects for the College.
  • Develop and maintain an ongoing Master Plan of the future needs of the College. Recommend standards and provide long-range planning.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in accounting, finance or other related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Seven to ten years of experience in an accounting/financial management position in higher education or a non-profit institution with evidence of initiative and leadership success in the finance/accounting area.
  • Experience in implementing and maintaining budget and accounting systems in a database technology environment.
  • Experience in facilities management, preferably in a non-profit or multi-building complexes.
  • CPA or equivalent work and human resources experience preferred.
  • Dynamic and collaborative leadership, team-building capacity, proficient oral and written communication, and well-honed organizational skills.
  • Evidence of embracing diversity and the ability to thrive within an inclusive environment and a student-centered educational philosophy.
  • Commitment to the mission of a Catholic institution of higher education.
  • Strength in project design and execution, based on keen problem-solving ability.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications, to be submitted electronically, should include a resume, a letter of interest that addresses the responsibilities and requirements above, and the names and contact information for three references. No references will be contacted without the express permission of the applicant. Formal review of applications will begin on June 17, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applications should be directed to Kelli Knaus, Director of Human Resources at kknaus@ursuline.edu.

INFORMATION ABOUT URSULINE COLLEGE:

The Mission of Ursuline College is to offer holistic education that transforms students for service, leadership and professional excellence by providing undergraduate and graduate programs that foster lifelong learning and personal wisdom in an environment characterized by a Catholic and Ursuline heritage, women-centered learning, values-based curricula, and inclusive, global perspective.

Ursuline College was established in Cleveland in 1871 by Ursuline Sisters who had come from France 20 years earlier to establish Catholic schools. As the first Catholic women’s college in Ohio and one of the first in the United States, Ursuline, with an enrollment of 1,100 students, is now the single women-focused college in the state.

Diversity is an essential element of the College’s Catholic and Ursuline heritage. Nearly 30% of its undergraduate students are persons of color, and approximately 27% are the first in their family to attend college. Some 19% of Ursuline students are of non-traditional age. Nearly 43% are eligible for federal Pell Grants, and 13% are from families whose income is below the federal poverty level.

Under an academic structure with three Schools and the Ursuline College Adult Program (UCAP), the College offers 22 undergraduate majors anchored in a well-established core curriculum, the Ursuline Studies Program (USP). At the graduate level, it offers Master’s degrees in 7 programs, plus a Doctor of Nursing Practice, which was inaugurated in 2009. The College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and by accrediting bodies in business, education, nursing, and counseling and art therapy. The College hosts 11 athletics teams in NCAA Division II and a wide range of student activities as opportunities for student development and leadership.

The College is committed to excellence through a diverse and inclusive environment.

Data Analyst

SCHOOL: Ohio University

LEVEL OF EDUCATION DESIRED: College or University

RESPONSIBILITIES:

OHIO University is seeking a qualified applicant for a Data Analyst within the University Planning & Space Management 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 is a key position serving three functional areas: 1. Capital planning data updating, reconciliations, and reporting; 2. Space data (buildings, rooms, land) updating and reporting; and 3. Real Estate data including legal property descriptions, easement and lease documentation. Data Analyst assists with updating and reconciling multiple databases: space, building and capital planning for accuracy and data integrity as well as assisting with usability and availability of data for campus planning and space utilization purposes. Position coordinates with multiple campus and external constituents to respond to requests and reporting needs. Additionally, position completes proactive analysis for building/space utilization and efficiency reports.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Space/Building Data Management: Maintains, updates, and reports for university space, buildings, & Land Holdings
    • Update/verify space data (ongoing with projects/changes, plus annual survey)
      • Includes periodic space / building on site reviews to validate availability of space
    • Develop reports and documentation for facilities and space to assist the University in short and long term planning
    • Coordinate with various departments across the institution to provide space / building data and track updates
      • Registrar’s Office (Astra & PeopleSoft)
      • Voinovich (GIS)
      • Facilities Management & Safety
      • Budget Planning & Analysis
      • Space designates across campus for each campus unit
    • Coordinate University building/space drawing (small scales) updates, review student work to ensure adherence to standards
      • Ensure that drawings are received from ADC and other entities in a timely manner
      • Ensure that space data is extracted from small scale drawings and other documents, and space database is updated
    • Ensure all Real Estate transactions match University survey standards and are properly recorded in the University data systems
    • Supervises student interns who assist with the development of small scales and field verification of space / building data
  • Capital & Space Reporting: Includes independent reporting responsibilities, as well as coordination/ collaboration with other departments to ensure accurate and timely submission
    • Capital Plan: Quarterly executive reports, annual update planning and reports
    • Space/Facilities/Land: State Reporting, National Science Foundation/Research, Space allocations for Budget process, Sustainability Reports, Board and University Facts, Ad hoc
    • Pro-active data analysis: space, capital, building
    • Assists with coordinating Board of Trustees presentations and information.
  • Capital Planning Database Updates & Reconciliations:
    • Collect, validate and import / update project information from various departments and data sources to update the Capital Planning Database to assist with continuous capital data management:
      • As needed when project re-prioritization or project updates occur
      • Quarterly for transitioned projects and forecast updates
      • Annually for the Capital Improvement Plan
        • Understand how all capital project systems function, the data each system holds and how the data from each system relate to one another
  • Real Estate Data support:
    • Legal Property Descriptions and Easement Updates
    • Develop and enhance real estate data updates
    • Coordinate project documentation and data needs

APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Ability to utilize Excel and other database systems in order to:
    • Analyze, organize and combine large data sets from multiple systems
    • Distill complex data into a digestible format
    • Extract data from multiple systems
      • For space update process (GIS, AutoCAD)
      • For the purposes of reporting:
        • Capital Project (Executive Reports, etc.)
        • HEI (State of Ohio) Facilities/Space
        • Budget office
        • Academic/Research (NSF, etc.)
        • Unit Planning and reports
  • Ability to document work flow, systems procedures and methodology used:
    • When tracking data through a process (as with space data derived from drawings)
    • When working with/combining large data sets, to meet reporting requirements or ad-hoc requests
  • Ability to create comprehensive reports and to effectively communicate the results of the reporting (written and visual) in response to multiple inquiries from internal and external constituents seeking data
  • Familiarity with and ability to understand planning process and capital projects (specifically the processes involved with planning and implementation and how these processes integrate)
  • Ability to understand how each system works, the data each system holds and how the data from one system relates to the other systems
    • And to build process improvements into a system, where possible
  • Ability to work collaboratively to ensure the gathering and dissemination of information across multiple user groups

FOR RESUME SUBMISSIONS:

In order to be fully considered for this position, all applicants must apply at the following link on or before June 6, 2019: http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/31396

Contract Administrator

SCHOOL: Ohio University

LEVEL OF EDUCATION DESIRED: College or University

RESPONSIBILITIES:

OHIO University is seeking a qualified applicant for a Contract Administrator within the Procurement Services 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 is responsible for preparing, negotiating and reviewing various contracts for purchases of goods and services or scopes of work. All contracts must comply with university policy and procedures and State of Ohio and Federal laws and regulations. The position is also responsible for identification of potential risks (i.e., insurance, tax, etc.) and working to develop contract language that minimizes risk exposure for the institution. Position will also be responsible for working to identify opportunities to reduce costs through negotiations with commodity managers and suppliers.

FOR RESUME SUBMISSIONS:

In order to be fully considered for this position, all applicants must apply by 06/19/19 at the following link: http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/31290

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