Successful candidate will work in the Office of the Controller in support of the University's mission of ensuring accurate and timely recording of WSU's financial events. In collaboration with other business units, the Accountant 3 prepares, interprets and analyzes internal and external financial reports.
Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field.
Minimum of 5 years of related experience.
Advanced Microsoft Excel.
MAcc or MBA
Higher Ed experience
Experience with ERP systems and Banner by Ellucian
Accounting Information Systems experience
Experience with SQL building queries
Essential Functions and percent of time::
Perform specialized accounting and/or budget processes, reconciliations and related entries on an ongoing and annual basis. Assist with annual audit preparations and contribute to the evaluation of new accounting pronouncements. 35%
Support preparation of various financial reports including the University's annual financial report and various external reports such as those for ODHE, HEI, HLC and NCAA. 35%
Preparing various reconciliation, projections, and forecasts. 20%
Back-up various functions within the Office of the Controller and other duties as assigned. 10%
Wright State University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is committed to an inclusive environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.
To preserve the safety and security of the campus community and to maintain the integrity of university operations, it is the policy of Wright State University to make an employment offer contingent on various background checks, such as a criminal record, credit history when job related and/or education verifications. Additionally, an administrative review shall be conducted whenever the university learns that an employee is charged with or convicted of a crime (except for minor vehicle violations). Frequently asked questions related to background checks may be found on the Human resources website at http://www.wright.edu/human-resources.
Effective July 1, 2017, per Policy 7230 Wright State University is tobacco-free. Tobacco use, including the sale, advertising sampling and distribution of tobacco products and tobacco related items is prohibited in all university facilities, on all university owned or leased grounds, university owned or operated residence halls and apartments, and at all university sponsored events regardless of location. Tobacco use is also prohibited in all university vehicles or on any equipment owned, leased or operated by Wright State University. This policy applies to anyone on campus including students, faculty, staff, visitors, consultants, vendors, patients, volunteers, and contractor employees.
Wright State University serves nearly 18,000 students and offers more than 230 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and professional degree programs through eight colleges and three schools. Located in the city of Fairborn in Greene County, Ohio, Wright State is conveniently situated adjacent to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and is less than 10 miles from downtown Dayton. One of our eight colleges, Wright State University–Lake Campus, is a university-operated regional campus on the shores of Grand Lake St. Marys in Celina, Ohio. The Wright State alumni community is more than 109,000 strong. For more information please visit www.wright.edu.