Adjunct Lecturer, Accounting and Finance - Bentley University in Waltham Massachusetts

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Bentley University

Waltham, Massachusetts

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Bentley University Department of Finance is currently seeking adjunct instructors to teach the following freshman level introductory courses in the tools, concepts, applications, and practices in accounting and finance. These courses are taught jointly by Departments of Accountancy and Finance.

GB112: Tools and concepts in Accounting and Finance
The primary objective of this course is to provide a foundational understanding of accounting and finance concepts and tools. This course takes students from double-entry accounting through to an elementary understanding of how to construct financial statements. It introduces the use of these statements as the basis for ratio analysis and budgeting. Students begin their study of the basic time value of money concepts that are the foundation for basic valuation techniques for both financial securities and projects valuation.

GB212: Practice and Applications in Accounting and Finance
The primary objective of this course is to extend the foundational understanding of accounting and finance concepts and tools introduced in GB112. This course takes students from an elementary understanding of the prepared financial statements and introduces how to use them in financial decision-making. It covers the analysis of these statements using ratio analysis and the budgeting process using these statements as a starting point for future forecasts. Students will study the funding decisions facing the firm. They will extend their understanding of basic valuation techniques by learning more advanced techniques for valuing both the securities used to raise these funds and the projects to be funded.  

Additional Description of Duties:

Professional and/or teaching experience in accounting and managerial finance at the college level is required. Preference will be given to candidates with an appropriate degree and facility in the use of information technology in the classroom.  

Position Qualifications

As a leader in business education, Bentley University's mission is to create knowledge within and across business and the arts and sciences and to educate creative, ethical, and socially responsible organizational leaders. Bentley is an equal opportunity employer, building strength through diversity, and welcomes applications from members of under-represented groups.

Master's Degree required. PhD or appropriate terminal degree preferred.  

License(s) Required for the Position

CPA or CMA desirable  

Special Instructions to Applicants

For the Spring 2015 semester, the courses are offered:
* Tues/Thurs at 8:30-9:45 am
* Tues/Friday at 11:20am-12:35pm
* Tues/Friday at 12:45-2:00 pm
* Tues at 6:30-9:00pm
* Mon/Wed at 11:20am-12:35 pm
* Mon/Wed at 5:00-6:30pm

Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.  

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.  

Keyword Phrases

  • Finance
  • Adjunct Lecturer, Accounting and Finance
  • Business University
  • STAR - Scholarship, Teaching, Advising, Research
  • Corporate & Community Partnerships
  • Accounting
  • Business Adjunct
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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