Associate Director of Fund Accounting

Job title: Associate Director of Fund Accounting
Organization: Miami University
Location: Oxford, Ohio

Job Description

Job Summary:  Job ID: 5033 – Unclassified -FT (Salary)

Reporting to the Director of Compliance and Gift Processing, this position will have responsibility for the continued improvement and enhancement of the University Advancement financial structure. This position will continually partner with other members of the UA team to foster relationships between the university and our constituents through the use of information. This position will ensure the fund accounting needs of UA are being met in an accurate and efficient manner while also helping the team to understand how to best utilize the information. The review of fund documentation and the approval of new fund establishment are key tasks that this position will fulfill. Additionally, this position will be  responsible for the completion of reporting needs including, but not limited to: assist with completion of annual endowment report process, annual departmental fund audits and preparation of related audit report for upper management, and various stewardship reports (such as grant reporting and compliance reporting).

Duties/Physical Demands:

  • Collaborate with various UA offices to understand their information and business needs and develop innovative and effective procedures as they relate to fund accounting
  • Partner with UA team members to develop appropriate policies and procedures
  • Perform detailed review of endowment balances for year-end reporting
  • Review and approve fund structure
  • Conduct fund departmental audits
  • Assist UA Research Department with internal reporting
  • Assist UA team members with grant and compliance reporting
  • Work closely with external departments including Treasury and General Accounting

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of two years of accounting experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in higher education

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