TITLE: Chief Accountant
DIVISION: Business and Finance
REPORTS TO: Controller
SUPERVISES: Usually no one
Provide technical accounting and procedural support to the controller and the controller's staff in the establishment, coordination, and maintenance, through authorized management of an integrated plan and system, for the control of University operations in accordance with approved policies.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide support to the controller in the long- and short-term fiscal planning processes.
Provide technical and professional accounting and procedural support to the controller and the controller's staff in the execution of control functions, systematic recording of financial activity, and reporting of such activity, with specific emphasis on the completion of the annual financial statements and related audits.
Provide technical and professional accounting and procedural support to the controller and the controller's staff in the execution of a systematic review and approval of cash transactions and the management of cash balances.
Participate in and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously as directed by the controller in order to maintain coordination and balance among projects and various staff groups.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide appropriate support in the initiation, preparation and issuance of standard practices and procedures related to all accounting matters.
Provide appropriate support to the controller and the controller's staff in the establishment and coordination of relationships with numerous audit functions.
Perform other duties as required.
LICENSES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:
Personal computers, printers and Word Processing, database management and spreadsheet software.
The incumbent is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
degree with sufficient accounting credits to qualify for entrance to the CPA
examination in the State of
ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.