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Fund Accountant

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Job no: 500926
Department: Stewardship
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Finance, Budget, Accounting, Fund Raising, Development, Alumni
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Fund Accountant
Hours Per Week:

40 Hours

Job Summary:

 

Reporting to the Senior Director of Compliance and Gift Processing, this position will have responsibility for the continued improvement and enhancement of the University Advancement financial structure. This position will continually partner with other members of the UA team to foster relationships between the university and our constituents through the use of information. This position will ensure the fund accounting needs of UA and its campus partners are being met in an accurate and efficient manner while also helping the team to understand how to best utilize the information. The review of fund documentation and the approval of new fund establishment are key tasks that this position will fulfill. Additionally, this position will be responsible for the completion of reporting needs including, but not limited to: assist with completion of annual endowment report process, annual departmental fund audits and preparation of related audit report for upper management, and various stewardship reports (such as grant reporting and compliance reporting).

In alignment with Miami University's statement on Diversity and Inclusion, University Advancement is committed to and fully embraces the philosophy and belief that a diverse community is among an institution's greatest strengths. The Division of University Advancement is committed to creating an inclusive work environment where all people feel safe, valued, and respected. To view our full statement including our specific commitments, please visit our website: miamialum.org/DEI statement.

 

Duties/Physical Demands:

• Review and approve fund structure and pledge type for new gift designations, based on review of supporting documentation and knowledge and research of FASB and GASB accounting rules
• Ensure final coding and fund setup reconcile with documentation
• Conduct fund departmental audits
• Assist UA Research Department with internal reporting
• Assist UA team members with grant and compliance reporting
• Collaborate with various UA offices to understand their information and business needs and develop innovative and effective procedures as they relate to fund accounting
• Partner with UA team members to develop appropriate policies and procedures
• Perform detailed review of endowment balances for year-end reporting

 

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
• Minimum of three to five years of relevant experience with GASB/FASB accounting standards and/or Not for Profit accounting

 

Desired Qualifications:

• Experience working in higher education or other not-for-profit institution
• CPA
• Experience with CASE gift standards

 

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Ability to identify exchange transactions, conditional gifts, and planned gifts

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered for this position upload a cover letter, resume and three
professional references.

 

Diversity Statement:

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.
 
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
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Benefits Eligible:

Yes

 

 

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For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact ADAFacultyStaff@Miamioh.edu or (513) 529-3560.

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