Position Summary: The Foundation Accountant is responsible for contributing to the team effort to accept, manage, and distribute private support for the University of Idaho. The primary roles as a professional accountant of the Foundation are accounting and finance functions, developing/implementing system efficiencies, and gift processing. Specific duties include the preparation of financial statements and reports, tax returns, vouchers, journal entries, monthly reconciliations, research, account analysis, fund accounting, portfolio reporting, gift processing, creating and implementing new processes in the accounting function, and fully utilizing new systems. This position reports to the Director of Finance and also supports the Assistant Director of Finance and works with their guidance.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Accounting Proficiency with spreadsheet software Knowledge of accounting practices and application of standards to interpret and analyze laws/regulations
Preferred Qualifications: Masters Degree in Accounting or Minor/other degree in IT or Data Analytics Accounting experience University or Foundation experience
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Posting Number: SP002709P
Posting Date: 02/09/2021
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: To be considered your Letter of Qualification must address each of the required qualifications and the preferred qualifications as relevant.
For 1st consideration, please apply by March 1, 2021.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Since 1889, the University of Idaho has provided motivated students with a transformative higher education experience that prepares them to solve real-world problems and achieve success in their lives and careers. Beginning with our beautiful residential campus in Moscow, the university’s reach extends throughout Idaho, serving over 12,000 students with educational centers in Coeur d’Alene, Boise and Idaho Falls, a research and extension center in Twin Falls, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. One of the nation’s land-grant research universities, U of I is a noted national leader in student-centered learning and interdisciplinary research that promotes public service. Our work serves businesses and communities, advancing the pursuit of diversity, citizenship and global outreach.