he primary purposes of this position are to: ensure the integrity of financial data recorded in the accounting system, prepare reports for University and outside users, determine and submit daily cash requirements, ensure accurate recording and safeguarding of fixed assets, and coordinate encumbrance and funding of capital improvements, as well as, repair and renovation projects with the Assoc. VC for Facilities, Asst. VC for Facilities Design & Construction, and Accountants. The Manager uses the complex Banner Finance software to record financial transactions and adjustments, as well as, preparation of budget reports on state operating and capital reports. Therefore, it is essential that the information inputs to Banner Finance and state systems are timely and accurat. This includes responsibility for funding the payroll and accounts payable disbursing accounts; processing cash receipt, cash disbursement, and cash transfers on the Office of State Controller’s Cash Management System (CMCS), the Office of the State Treasurer’s Core Banking System along with UNCG system journal vouchers while maintaining Excel spreadsheet summaries for each budget code, including Capital budget codes. Each budget code must be reconciled to CMCS and UNCG’s Banner Finance system on a monthly basis. Such activity must be in compliance with the State of North Carolina Cash Management Legislation, Policies and Procedures, as well as, UNC General Administration Policies, Procedures, Guidelines, and requirements.
The Manager determines daily cash requirements and submits transfers and requisitions of funds as needed through the Cash Management Control System (CMCS) via the Office of the State Controller. In addition, the Manager is responsible for submitting electronic warrants for the payroll direct deposit, federal/FICA tax liabilities, and various payroll retirement/annuity plans, as well as receiving and recording funds for the Contracts and Grants Section, North Carolina Teaching Fellows, and other miscellaneous receipts from other state agencies. Such activity must be in compliance with the State of North Carolina Cash Management Legislation, Policies and Procedures. The Manager is responsible for the preparation of journal vouchers, appropriate cash disbursements and cash receipts activity, and review of journal vouchers submitted by other University staff to ensure that University and State policies are followed. The Manager must apply knowledge of the theory and practice of recording, classifying, examining, and analyzing data and records of financial transaction including the application of Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), as well as, requirements of NC Office of the State Controller (OSC), UNC General Administration and the University
The Manager is responsible for the preparation of the monthly and annual BD725 Capital Improvements (Cl) including reconciliation with CMCS. In addition, funds Cl projects for capital construction as well as repair & replacement projects for the University, including advising University Construction & Design/Facilities management as to the availability and use of those funds. Responsible for key components of fiscal year closing of recording journal vouchers and detail preparation of components, schedules, and notes of the University’s Consolidated Annual Financial Report and the University’s Financial Statements, particularly on the following topics: Construction in Progress, Retainage, Open Commitments, and Capital Assets.
The Manager is a key advisor to the UNC GA Office of Compliance and Audit regarding the preparation of and updates of the UNC system Capital Asset Standards and Key Performance Indicators.
The Financial Accounting Manager supervises and directs the Fixed Assets Section. This includes the correct and complete capitalization of each fixed asset invoice and the related tagging of the asset into a complex Banner Finance Fixed Asset submodule as well as separate bar-code subsystem.
All of the above duties are critical to the University’s relationship with the Office of the State Auditor, the Office of State Controller, the Office of State Budget and Management, other state agencies, UNC General Administration, outside suppliers, and other outside users of financial information. A high level of knowledge and accuracy is demanded in maintaining the integrity of financial data recorded in the accounting system and in the preparation of budget and other financial reports because both the Chancellor and Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration expect work performance that does not contribute to audit findings. The Financial Accounting Manager is expected to develop an effective working relationship with all levels of all employees on the University’s campus. These positive relationships facilitate the sharing of timely and accurately information.
Masters degree and two – four years of relevant experience or Bachelor’s degree and three to five years of relevant experience.
Four years or more of progressively responsible experience in a finance/accounting related position in higher education or public organization.
About The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a higher-research activity university as classified by the Carnegie Foundation. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC system institutions, UNCG is one of the most diverse universities in the state with nearly 20,000 students and over 2,700 faculty and staff members representing more than 90 nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 100 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNCG is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.