SUMMARY Assists the Controller with the financial activities of the University by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned by proper personnel.
Assists Controller with budget reporting and control through detail entry and maintenance of systems
Provides budget management and follow-up with administrator/department
Provides account analysis and service to report users
Approve/review invoices for Facilities Plant
Accounts payable troubleshooting and support
Support cash management
Support Accounts Receivable/Advancement/Student Financial Services account coding and work processes
Performs monthly/quarterly/year end close activities
Perform financial analysis as needed
Administrate use of the SAU credit cards & training
Assist Controller with annual audit preparation
Update business managers security access as appropriate
New/proposed program financial analysis
Assists with other related/non-related projects & programs, as required
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Individual will exhibit a life and service that is in full accord with the Spring Arbor University Concept and Community Covenant.
Problem Solving; Independent Thinking; Works effectively with Others; Adaptable
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor's Accounting degree from four-year University and 3-5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. CPA is a plus. Must be comfortable with new software/technology including intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel.
Experience working in multicultural academic environments preferred and individuals from diverse populations are encouraged to apply.
Since 1873, Spring Arbor University has helped students pursue wisdom by offering an education grounded in the Christian faith. What began as a small elementary and secondary school in the late 1800s has evolved into a top-tier, liberal arts, Christian university. Offering more than 70 undergraduate majors and programs, nine degree completion programs, two associate programs, and 12 graduate programs. With programs presented on campus, online and on site at 17 locations throughout Michigan and in Ohio, the University continues to meet the growing needs of its students.