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Financial Reporting Accountant

Company: Assumption College
Location: Worcester
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Category: AdministratorsDepartment: Finance OfficePosted: Mar 19, 2024Closes: Open Until FilledType: Full-timeAbout Assumption University:Assumption University is a comprehensive, private Catholic liberal arts institution with 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students, sponsored by the Augustinians of the Assumption. We awaken in students a sense of wonder, discovery, and purpose, forming graduates known for their intellectual seriousness, thoughtful citizenship, and devotion to the common good. Our curricular and co-curricular programs provide students with an education that shapes their souls, forms them intellectually, and prepares them for meaningful careers. We are a diverse community that welcomes different points of view and embraces all who share our mission. Enlivened by the Catholic affirmation of the harmony of faith and reason and by the pursuit of the truth in the company of friends, an Assumption education transforms the minds and hearts of students. An Equal Opportunity Employer. Assumption favors diversity, ecumenically welcomes all who share its goals, and strongly encourages people of color and others from underrepresented groups to apply. The University is in Worcester, Massachusetts, New England's second largest city that "combines the warmth of a small town with the convenience of a thriving city." Job Description:BASIC PURPOSE: In support of the Mission of the University this position prepares financial statements for internal and external users. Collects and analyzes financial data, ensuring that all reporting is in compliance GAAP reporting guidelines. Researches accounting rules and regulations and makes recommendations regarding University policy. ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Preparation of financial statements in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.
  • Provide interim year-end projections/forecasts.
  • Update management regularly on budget variances and emerging trends.
  • Analyze financial performance and communicate results to management.
  • Prepare monthly flux analyses and budget reports, including detailed analysis for various budget categories.
  • Assists external auditors as needed.
  • Assists in preparation for year-end audit and annual budget process.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Serves as a Campus Security Authority for Clery reporting purposes and a Responsible Employee for Title IX reporting purposesRequirements:
  • Must be willing to contribute actively to the mission of the University as well as show respect for the Catholic and Assumptionist identity of Assumption.
  • Certified Public Accountant (current or prior certification) preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related discipline.
  • 5 or more years of experience in a finance role with non-profit accounting preferred.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality required.
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Ability to be bonded required.
  • Strong Excel and Word computer skills required. Additional Information:SCOPE:
  • Interacts on a daily basis with University personnel and other outside agencies. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Sitting, standing, walking, and bending are required of this position. Use of a computer keyboard and computer screen for periods of time with close vision and the ability to adjust visual focus plus manual dexterity are required. MENTAL DEMANDS: The mental demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Examples of mental demands include reading (documents), detailed work, confidentiality, language, math, reasoning, oral communications, written communications, customer contact, multiple concurrent tasks, constant interruptions, and performing calculations when necessary.Application Instructions:Please be sure to submit your cover letter addressing qualifications for this position along with your resume.Thank youPI772b3156ba63-31181-34064660

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