Assists in developing, completing, and overseeing the operational and administrative functions of the Wharton Center Accounting Office. Collects, compiles, and interprets information for the Wharton Center Accounting Office. First line supervisor for all Accounting team members. Analyzes the accounting functions and processes of Wharton Center and recommends enhancements to improve their efficiency and effectiveness. Assists with all accounting procedures as assigned. Provides direct support and reports to the Director of Finance.
This position assists with and oversees accounting processes for Wharton Center. Responsibilities include assisting the director of finance with daily actions to ensure compliance with the Wharton Center policy & procedures, the MSU Manual of Business Procedures, and verifying appropriate supporting documentation is attached when applicable. Assignments could include maintaining or developing various departmental financial reports, analytical analysis or forecasting. Be seen as an information resource for not only the Accounting team but all Wharton Center staff members.
Approves and/or processes transactions in EBS. Including but not limited to disbursement vouchers, cash receipts, intra-account adjustments, requisitions, open purchase orders, internal billings, procurement card and payroll processing (both student and on/call temp). (Lead)
Creates, maintains and downloads large financial reports/data in MS Office, especially Excel (pivot tables) and Access. (Lead)
Provide varies financial reports from the Business Intelligence and Labor Distribution systems. (Lead)
Assist in creating and monitoring department’s budget. (Secondary)
Financially settle shows that are ticket sales percentage based, normally on the night of the show. (Secondary)
Provides support in forecasting and preparing the monthly/YTD budget to cost analysis. (Secondary)
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Accounting; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in financial statement and report preparation, general ledger accounting and budgeting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must be detailed oriented and comfortable maintaining a high level of communication while interacting with all levels of representatives within the Unit and University administration. Ideal candidate is proficient in EBS, KFS and MS Access as well as MS Office suite of software.
Required Application Materials
Resume and Cover Letter
Standard 8-5 with some evenings & weekends with event related work.
Bidding and eligibility closes 7/4/2018 at 11:55 PM
Internal Number: 516513
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