Company: Siena Heights University
Posted on: May 15, 2022
Siena Heights University in Adrian, Michigan, is accepting
applications for the position of Assistant
Controller and Director of Budgeting.
Siena Heights University is a Catholic university founded in 1919
and sponsored by the Adrian
Dominican Sisters. Enrolling a diverse community of traditional-age
and working adult students,
Siena Heights is a coeducational institution accredited by the
Higher Learning Commission that was
founded in the liberal arts tradition, offering associate's,
bachelor's and master's degrees. The
University is headquartered in Adrian, Mich., with degree
completion centers in Dearborn,
Southfield, Benton Harbor, Monroe, Battle Creek, Kalamazoo,
Lansing, Jackson and Online.
Summary And Purpose
In direct support of the Office of Business Affairs, the Assistant
Controller and Director of
Budgeting is responsible for the successful operations of the
general accounting, financial
reporting, sponsored programs, monitoring and accounting for other
restricted fund activities,
financial projects and assisting with external audit engagement
Essential Job Functions
- Provide primary support in the preparation of the annual
operating budget and associated budgets.
- Advise University personnel on budgeting matters. In
consultation with the Associate Vice-President for Business and
Finance, establish, document and disseminate accounting procedures
as necessary to ensure the accurate accumulation of accounting data
both within the Finance Division and throughout the
- Manage monthly closing processes, including reconciliations and
analysis of related accounts and divisions.
- Manage the preparation and distribution of internal financial
statements and reports, maintaining the highest quality,
reliability, accuracy, and timeliness. Prepares financial analyses
and reports required for internal and external sources including
but not limited to external auditors, financial institutions, Board
committees of the University, and related agencies to assist in the
identification and resolution of problems.
- Serve as a resource to departmental directors and University
officials on enterprise system and upgrades including analysis,
planning and strategy formulation in the on-campus and web-based
- Controls the structure of the automated general ledger system
and chart of accounts; provides training, authorizations for
access, and account set-ups as requested, Maintains current
documentation of used procedures related to this system and
subsidiary financial modules.
- Oversees the development, implementation, modification, and
maintenance of computerized financial applications.
- In consultation with the Associate Vice President for Business
and Finance, establish internal controls as necessary to ensure the
safeguarding of assets and recording of liabilities within and
throughout the University.
- Reconciles revenue and expense accounts, identifying,
researching and correcting errors on a timely basis
- Researches and advises on questions regarding appropriate
accounting treatment for significant and/or unusual financial
transactions of the University.
- Performs related responsibilities as required.
Knowledge, Skills, And Education Requirements
- Bachelor's degree in related field required. At least five
years of demonstratively successful experience in accounting
principles, financial analysis, and report preparation experience.
Not-for-profit fund accounting experience preferred.
- Experience in finance operations and ability to multitask is
essential. Must be able to handle the prioritization of multiple
projects and assignments.
- Strong analytical skills and the proven ability to plan,
develop and execute creative approaches to complex financial
Please send application materials to the email below.. Review of
materials will begin
immediately and continue until the position is filled. .
Siena Heights University offers an excellent benefits package that
includes affordable medical,
dental, and vision plans, four weeks of paid vacation each year,
paid holidays, paid sick time, and
University paid life and AD&D insurance, and an employer
sponsored retirement plan as well as
voluntary retirement savings plans. Additionally, the University
offers Tuition Remission benefits.
Siena Heights University has a long-standing commitment to equal
opportunity and a work
environment which is free of unlawful harassment or discrimination.
Siena Heights University
provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race,
color, religion, sex (including
pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
age, disability, marital status,
veteran or active-duty military status, familial status, height,
weight, genetic information or any
other status protected by applicable law.
Employment Type: Full Time
Years Experience: 5 - 10 years
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