1. Reconcile cash accounts on a monthly basis. 2. Coordinate accounts payable function; research & gather additional support as needed and code all invoices for recording to the general ledger. 3. Maintain & update payroll system as necessary & record monthly payroll transactions 4. Assist with annual budget preparation. 5. Develop proficiency in donor accounting system (Paciolan), particularly in area of reporting, and provide regular reconciliations between donor system (Paciolan) and financial accounting records (Quick Books). 6. Manage and maintain accounting for Courtesy Car program administered through the Bulldog Club. 7. Manage and maintain database of employee benefits provided by the Bulldog Club, specifically cell phone stipends, automobile stipends, and club memberships. 8. Provide regular review of general ledger accounts in order to maintain accuracy 9. Prepare financial and budget reports as required. 10. Assist with annual external audit and provide all required schedules and documentation. 11. Attend monthly staff meetings and other departmental meetings as necessary 12. Communicate effectively with staff and donors. 13. Assist with fundraising activities as necessary. 14. Other duties as deemed necessary.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finances or other appropriate discipline with one (1) year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Experience working with 501(c)(3) organization; knowledge of Quick Books.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
* Ability to communicate with various constituents; general public; administrators. * Excellent verbal and written communication skills. * Strong work ethic & attention to detail * Outstanding interpersonal and interactive skills and the ability to communicate and work effectively within a diverse community. * Ability to foster a cooperative work environment. * Exceptional planning, organizational, time management and critical thinking skills.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
* Frequent - Externally imposed deadlines; set and revised beyond one's control; interruptions influence priorities; difficult to anticipate nature or volume of work with certainty beyond a few days; meeting of deadlines and coordination of unrelated activities are key to position; involves conflict-resolution or similar interactions involving emotional issues or stress on a regular basis. * Job occasionally requires walking, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing, handling objects with hands. * Job occasionally requires standing, stooping/kneeling/crouching/crawling, and lifting up to 50 pounds * Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.
Please attach Resume and cover letter to your application.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
Internal Number: 502561
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