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Accounting Manager

Kearney, NE Full-time
Posted on August 31, 2019

Working Title: Accounting Manager, Finance Office

Brief Summary of Job Description

The Accounting Manager assists in the oversight of the general accounting, grants accounting, property and equipment, cashiering, and ID card. The position is responsible for preparing the annual audited financial statements, managing various administrative systems and interfaces, developing policies and procedures, and training.

Job Duties

Manage and assist with various administrative systems including SAP, Firefly, NIS, CS Gold, and CashNet. Maintain master data, reports, interfaces, and security. Coordinate and test upgrades. Research and implement new software and applications. Communicate changes/issues to users and coordinate training.

Plan and direct the fiscal year-end close of the accounting records. Communicate cut-off dates and procedures to campus departments. Calculate, review and post year-end accruals and adjustments. Prepare consolidated financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Interpret and coordinate the implementation of the new Financial and Governmental Accounting Standards. Respond to auditor questions and information requests.

Review and develop policies and procedures that conform to current regulations and provide adequate internal controls. Communicate policies and procedures through a variety of media and hold information and training sessions as necessary. Coordinate appropriate follow-up reviews and audits to ensure compliance. Maintain reference guides and business forms.

Supervise, troubleshoot, and assist in the daily operations of the Finance Office. Fill in as back-up as needed. Prepare regulatory reports and surveys, run ad hoc reports, analyze financial data, monitor financial activity, research variances, reconcile accounts, etc. Review workpapers, reports, and surveys prepared by other staff.Oversee campus cash receipts functions. Manage CashNet set up, maintenance, and interfaces related to cashiering, emarket stores, departmental deposits, and international payments. Research and support system options for departmental users.

Oversee campus compliance with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCIDSS). Oversee use of credit card terminals and troubleshoot issues. Monitor credit card procedures used by departments that handle credit card information. Evaluate third-party service providers utilized for online payments. Prepare annual PCI Self-Assessment Questionnaire.

Assist the Director of Finance with personnel evaluations & personnel decisions. Other administrative duties as assigned by the Director of Finance.

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm, 40 hours