Le Moyne College is a diverse learning community that strives for academic excellence in the Catholic and Jesuit tradition through its comprehensive programs rooted in the liberal arts and sciences. Its emphasis is on education of the whole person and on the search for meaning and value as integral parts of the intellectual life. Le Moyne College seeks to prepare its members for leadership and service in their personal and professional lives to promote a more just society.
Le Moyne College aims to advance the values of diversity and inclusiveness at the college. To do this, Le Moyne seeks scholars and professionals who bring innovation, creativity, and impact to the campus, and who bring greater depth, breadth, and diversity to our campus community.
This position assists in performing the College's accounting operations and internal controls through monitoring and reconciling the general ledger activity for accuracy, preparing journal entries, assisting with monthly close, building of financial statements, audit procedures and special projects.
*Level of position will be determined based on experience and skill level.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Job duties for all Levels
Prepares balance sheet reconciliations within 45 days of cycle close for cash, short-term investments, receivables, payroll, fees paid in advance, prepaid, suspense accounts and Jesuit's at Le Moyne. Requesting support from system responsibility owners to investigate variances.
Books JE's, including subledger uploads from fundraising system and maintain Finance Operational Calendar and checklist.
Supports with year-end close, preparation of financial statements, footnote and audit coordination, as needed.
Supports the Finance team with system enhancements, documenting internal controls and implementing new regulations.
Cross-train and support other finance department functions such as Bursar, Payroll, P-card and Accounts Payable.
Supports the knowledge of the Le Moyne community on questions regarding ledger activity.
Trains and guides student interns for accounting matters.
May assist or support with monitoring and reconciling Advancement campaign reporting to the general ledger.
May maintain the chart of accounts and budget officers and perform budget entries and adjustments.
May support the gift suspense reconciliation and clearing with Advancement and Restricted Accounting.
May be the primary on Finance@lemoyne.edu email.
Job expectations for all Le Moyne College employees:
Demonstrates and role-models all of Le Moyne's mission-based competencies (collaboration, communication, diversity, integrity, leadership and service) in every interaction with all community members and external parties.
Strengthen digital literacy skills through education and the application of digital technologies in order to effectively engage in information gathering, utilization and data management while promoting a security culture.
Supports cura personalis by treating all individuals with dignity, professionalism and kindness.
Promotes cura apostolica by aligning professional goals, objectives, and performance with college's strategic goals.
Demonstrates excellent work attendance, reliability and work ethic.
Attends and actively participates in required meetings and training sessions.
Complies and adheres to all of Le Moyne's established policies, procedures and codes of conduct at all times, including all health and safety requirements and regulations, to promote desired behavior and build awareness.
Must complete all required federal, state, institution and department trainings.
Engages in a planned program of professional development. Continually maintains skills and knowledge relative to the position and technology industry including best practice, evolving operational requirements, and industry trends.
Performs a variety of related duties as assigned.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion job expectations for all Le Moyne College employees:
Demonstrates commitment to promoting a more diverse, inclusive and equitable work environment by supporting the diversity, equity, and inclusion goals of the employee's unit.
Regularly participates in professional development opportunities to become more aware of DEI issues and to consider ways in which their work can be expanded to honor and incorporate the diversity of our community.
Works to neutralize institutional bias by analyzing the policies and procedures of their unit and making suggestions to remove barriers for historically underserved people.
Promotes open communication across Le Moyne's community in order to create an inclusive environment, and understanding of others backgrounds, ideas, and perspectives.
12 paid holidays (In addition to paid time off the week between Christmas and New Years)
Generous time off package
Pay Range: $23.69 - $35.00/hr
Equal Employment Opportunity
Le Moyne College is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship & immigration or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.
This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Le Moyne makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.
To apply for this position please click the 'Apply Now' button and submit the required materials for consideration:
* Cover letter outlining your interest in the position * Current resume * Contact information for 3 professional references
A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting is preferred. Candidates with a Bachelor's Degree in a similar business-related field will also be considered. .
Professional certification (e.g. CPA, CIA) or pursuing a professional certification is a plus.
Familiarity in the use of computerized general ledger/payroll or ERP systems and Microsoft Office programs, notably Excel, Word, PowerPoint and SQL Server; experience with Datatel, Workday, Onbase, BaseCamp and Entrinsik Informer software packages a plus.
Knowledge of IT system, process flows and structured query language (SQL) is a plus. Experience in implementing new systems and/or system enhancements.
Thorough understanding or a strong desire to learn business practices relevant to a private college or other complex not-for-profit organization.
Superior interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a wide range of campus constituencies.
Must be extremely detail-oriented with strong organization and time management skills.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and maintain confidentiality.
Le Moyne College, Syracuse, New York, is one of 28 Catholic, Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States, Le Moyne was the first to open as a co-educational institution. Since its founding in 1946, the College has modeled and strengthened the 476-year-old Jesuit tradition. Today, Le Moyne enrolls approximately 2,785 undergraduate and 534 graduate students from 33 states and 35 countries. Our MIssion:Le Moyne College is a diverse learning community that strives for academic excellence in the Catholic and Jesuit tradition through its comprehensive programs rooted in the liberal arts and sciences. Its emphasis is on education of the whole person and on the search for meaning and value as integral parts of the intellectual life. Le Moyne College seeks to prepare its members for leadership and service in their personal and professional lives to promote a more just society.For information about us, please visit http://www.lemoyne.edu.