Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit www.fiu.edu.
Supports the goals and objectives of Office of Controller by developing and implementing procedures to improve compliance with institutional and Federal/State regulations as it relates to accounting practices for the University. Prepares and reviews reconciliations and journal entries. Analyzes, balances and researches financial data discrepancies.
Identifies problem areas with the insight to recognize potential areas of non-compliance and makes recommendations for policies and procedures and actively seek to build, improve and adapt methods and directives in order to enhance and promote University compliance while supporting the University's initiatives.
Prepares and reviews reconciliations of accounts and subledgers, journal entries, supporting schedules and other work papers, as well as analyzes balances and researches discrepancies in financial data as they relate to the assigned areas of responsibility.
May assist with the preparation and review of quarterly and annual financial information. Creates notes to the Financial Statements, Management Discussion & Analysis and other required reports as assigned.
Evaluates, develops and recommends to the Associate & Assistant Controller policies/procedures to properly record financial transactions and maintain accounting records in accordance with GAAP, University policies and State regulations.
Works with the University community and outside constituents to develop and implement strategies, procedures and processes based on best practices to improve customer service standards. Responds to and resolves issues efficiently and effectively.
May have responsibility for banking and/or cashiering as assigned.
Interprets fiscal and accounting administrative rules and policies. Makes recommendations on new and improved programs to effectively manage fiscal and accounting administration.
Serves as a liaison between the Office of the Controller and the University community.
Supervises staff as assigned.
Assists with special projects as assigned.
Performs other related duties as assigned or as directed. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting and two (2) years of directly-related experience or Master's degree in Accounting.
Experience with PeopleSoft or similar ERP/GL system is a plus.
$50,000 - $55,000
Begin time: 8:30 AM
End time: 5:00 PM
Required to spend 50% or more of time operating a computer
Criminal Background Check
Ability to work flexible hours as needed.
FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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