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Accounting Manager

Description  Provide operational leadership and management of the fund accounting function for Purdue University. Directlyresponsible for the timely and accurate completion of any fund accountingreports. Oversee accounting ofconstruction funds, gift funds, restricted funds, unrestricted funds, manage recording ofinvestments andinvestment income, and manage approved endowment funds, summarizing purpose and stipulations of all endowments. Assure reconciliation of University bank accounts are completed accurately and timely. Act as a resource to management for questions related to fund accounting. Qualifications  REVISED Required: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or other related area. Five years of Accountingexperience in a supervisory role. Demonstrated ability to supervise staff. Demonstrated ability to clearly and timely communicate, verbally and in writing, with accuracy, professionalism, poise, tact, courtesy, and sensitivity. Ability to foster an inclusive community where all points of view and experience are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the University. Ability to encourage and create a diverse workforce. Demonstrated effective active listening, consideration, conflict management, partnering (networks and alliances), and consensus-building skills. Ability to inspire and foster team commitment, spirit, pride, trust, and cooperation to build strategic relationships, achieve common goals and work toward win-win solutions. Ability to identify the internal and external politics that impact the work of the organization and act accordingly. Demonstrated customer service focus and accountability, including recognition that it should be value-added, meet quality standards, and is important to the position. Demonstrated resilience, insightful development, influence, and continuous improvement behaviors in service delivery. Ability to design and implement new or cutting edge programs/processes which positions the University for future success by developing and improving products and services in response to customer needs and taking calculated risks to accomplish organizational objectives. Demonstrated organizational and technology skills as well as technical credibility in specialized expertise and functional area. Demonstrated continual learning and self-development attitude toward functional and technological developments. Ability to build and manage workforce based on organizational goals, budget considerations and staffing needs and performance, includes commitment to develop the talents of employees. Demonstrated ability to effectively and securely utilize technology by their workforce.  Demonstrated program-related budget, procurement and contracting responsibilities, focused on results and measures outcomes. Self-starter attitude, going above and beyond attitude, problem solving ability, openness to change and new ideas, and ability to adapt rapidly. Demonstrated leadership to encourage and facilitate permanent enhancements to organizational processes by taking a long-term view and building a shared vision with others, acting as a catalyst for organizational change, and influencing others to translate vision into action. Ability to balance workload and effectively complete assignments in a multi-task and multi-deadline environment with proper perspective when emergencies arise. Demonstrated accountability and responsibility for actions, work, and behavior of self and others. Demonstrated commitment to professional standards and ethics in any situation. Demonstrated behavior in an honest, fair and ethical manner, showing consistency in words and actions. Ability to be reliable and honest in establishing relationships. Preferred: CPA or similar certification. Experience in a University environment. Working knowledge of university fund accounting and financial systems, relational databases and ERP systems. 1801605
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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