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The Sr. Gift Accountant will be responsible for recording the day-to-day accounting transactions and monthly reconciliations for gifts, pledges, investments and endowments. The position will serve as a direct contact between the Office of Finance and Administration, and Office of Advancement. The position will assist in areas of treasury management, and other areas of accounting as directed by the Director of Financial Reporting.
• Review and reconcile gifts and pledges from donors into the general ledger • Record monthly investment account activity • Work with the Director of Financial Reporting to account for the University’s funds and endowments, and unitize investment activity among the funds • Reconcile income statement and balance sheet accounts pertaining to gifts, pledges, investments and contribution revenue • Work in collaboration with University Advancement for the accurate recording of gift agreements. Provide a monthly review, reconciliation and report of all gifts, contributions and pledges • Process all debt-related transactions • Prepare endowment market values and reconciliations for review by the Director of Financial Reporting • Calculate the spend rate for endowments after the rate has been approved by the Board of Trustees • Provide endowment information necessary for the completion of financial reports prepared by the CFO • Work in conjunction with Budget Managers to release endowment and gift net assets from restriction • Prepare monthly roll forward schedules of book value and fair market value for all investments • Assist with the preparation and coordination of the University’s annual audit and monthly closing process. • Reconcile all accounts in areas of responsibility • Prepare monthly cash management analysis and monitor daily cash balance • Other duties as assigned
• Prepare the NACUBO – Commonfund Study of Endowments on an annual basis • Recommend financial policies and procedures and assist in the implementation of those approved • Recommend, develop and implement automated systems, procedures and controls • Respond to all e-mails and/or telephone inquiries in timely manner
About Saint Joseph's University
For over 160 years, Saint Joseph’s University has been engaging men and women in a rigorous Jesuit education that empowers them to become leaders in their industries and communities. An expansive liberal arts curriculum that serves as a foundation for all students, combined with programs tailored to meet the needs of complex and evolving fields prepare students for all of their post-graduate pursuits. As a Jesuit institution, guided by a faith that promotes justice, Saint Joseph’s University educates for a higher purpose; service is central to the Jesuit identity, and students are expected to improve the common good by utilizing their skills and knowledge to promote tolerance, compassion and social justice.