Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Location: South Bend, Indiana,
Internal Number: 296050
AUXILIARY SUPPORT SERVICES (SB-AUX-IUSBA)
Applies Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Manages the general accounting functions, primarily focusing on coordination of financial audits.
Makes recommendations to higher-level people leaders regarding the effective use of resources and methods to maximize earnings.
Manages staff, makes hiring decisions, provides coaching, training and mentoring, manages performance and determines staffing needs.
Oversees and monitors account reconciliations, accruals, and financial statements for reasonableness and compliance with GAAP.
Participates in complex accounting projects.
Specific department responsibilities:
Provides highest level of operational leadership and coordination of assigned staff members to accounting methodologies and standards.
Establishes short-term business plans and long-term operational objectives.
Makes budgetary recommendations/proposals based on resource needs and ensures cost containment.
Conducts research on emerging technologies, services, protocols/processes, and/or standards in support of accounting efforts.
Responsible for the implementation of new protocols/procedures to address business needs.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related field.
4 years in a relevant field.
1 year of management experience.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Indiana license or Indiana license eligible upon hire.
Proficient communication skills.
Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
Excellent organizational skills.
Excellent collaboration and team building skills.
Effectively coaches and delivers constructive feedback.
Instills commitment to organizational goals.
Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills.
Effective conflict management skills.
Builds and manages effective teams.
Demonstrated project management skills.
Thorough understanding of GAAP.
Ability to synthesize complex financial information and provide specialized accounting consultation.
Ability to align accounting practices with University, state, and federal policies and regulations.
Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication to engage a variety of audiences.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page .
Equal Employment Opportunity
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information .
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.