Accountant III - Director of Fiscal Affairs - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Accountant III supervises and participates in the maintenance of advanced accounting and financial records. Prepares integrated financial and statistical reports, statements, projections, and recommendations. Generally supervises the activities of a staff within a business unit or department.

Additional Department Summary:

The position works collaboratively with the Business Office, Purchasing, and other offices to organize and coordinate the services that fall under the financial umbrella of the Division of Community Affairs. The position performs all aspects of accounting and budgeting for the Division of Community Affairs to include payables (MDVs, DTAs, P-Card purchases and reconciliations), receivables (deposits and invoicing), budget management (journal entries, budget preparations, budget changes), financial reporting, support for externally funded grants, seed funding award distribution and serves as financial advisor to committee members. The position manages the HR function for the Division (excluding human relations issues but including managing recruitment activity), prepares Personnel Action Forms (and various HR paperwork), Scholarship Appointments (liaison with scholarship office), and coordinates undergraduate hiring and graduate assistant appointments. The position also assists with the United Way Campaign, serves as liaison with IT and serves as EEO Officer for the Division.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors degree or higher in Accounting or Finance and four (4) years professional accounting experience; OR a Masters degree in Accounting or Business and 3 years professional accounting experience; OR CPA and 3 years professional accounting experience.

Skills and Knowledge:

Ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic setting and in an environment of constant growth and change. Ability to analyze and interpret complex data; Ability to research and prepare comprehensive reports; Ability to monitor and adhere to quality control standards; Ability to work at a rapid pace with numerous interruptions; Ability to cope with stressful conditions; Ability to demonstrate tact, versatility, and adaptability; Ability to demonstrate a high degree of self-motivation and directional initiative.

Preferred Qualifications:

Proven education and experience with various database systems, mining, reporting, developing dashboards. Preference given to candidates with experience in a higher education setting. 59 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 42993.60 Midpoint - $ 62337.60

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • VP Community Affairs
  • Accountant III - Director of Fiscal Affairs
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Business and Financial Management
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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