Division/Department: Office of Business and Finance – Budget, Planning & Analysis
Reports To: Associate Vice President for Business & Finance / Budget
Under general supervision, this position is responsible performing accounting functions, provide oversight to budgets and serve as the subject matter expert for donor gift, endowment fund and investment related duties.
Monitor gift appropriations and awards for fund transfers and use professional judgment to determine if funding transfers are in compliance with donor intent restrictions and fund/investment accounting guidelines.
Ensure award amounts (endowment draw) are spent in accordance with Board approved spending appropriations.
Complete the monthly fund balance reconciliation between Banner Finance Module, Student Aid Module, and Raisers Edge.
Complete a monthly reconciliation of donor and investment activity to ensure all transactions are recorded properly in Endowment Manager and Banner.
Work with Advancement and Financial Aid related to move misclassified transactions to the correct fund, organization and/or program code.
Ensure investment earnings and management fees are allocated correctly.
Ensure unitization of transactions is correct.
Perform an annual fund and investment compliance review on a judgmental sample of donor gift and endowment funds to determine if the funds are being managed and used in compliance with donor intent restrictions, fund accounting guidelines, College policy, and good business practice. This also includes analyzing stagnant fund balances and the units’ overall management of the gifts and endowment funds.
Works collaboratively with other Morehouse College Departments regarding personnel and non-personnel budget management
Process purchase requisitions (budget side). This includes reviewing and approving spending requests:
Approve paper and online requisitions
Approve Travel Advances and Expense Statements
Complete Budget Transfers
Enter Budgets into Banner
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Required: Four years of professional level accounting experience.
Preferred: Four years of donor and investment accounting experience or a Master’s degree in Accounting or a related field
Demonstrated analytical skills to perform complex financial analysis and reporting of business transactions.
Ability to propose policies/procedures that improve and/or maintain the effectiveness of daily financial operations.
Strong verbal and written communications skills to effectively present information and respond to requests for guidance and/or clarification.
Ability to address and resolve difficult and complex issues/problems; strong interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to multi-task and produce accurate, detail-oriented work to meet stringent deadlines; creativity in problem solving and exercising independent judgment and discretion.
Required: Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Access, and Word.
Familiarity with Banner, Endowment Manager and Argos software sought, but not required
Morehouse College is an equal opportunity employer. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against in any condition of employment because of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law.
About Morehouse College
The mission of Morehouse College is to develop men with disciplined minds who will lead lives of leadership and service. A private historically black liberal arts college for men, Morehouse realizes this mission by emphasizing the intellectual and character development of its students. In addition, the College assumes special responsibility for teaching the history and culture of black people.