Employment Opportunity Detail

Accounting and Payroll Manager

The Accounting & Payroll manager works closely with the Controller to oversee the Accounting, Accounts Payable, and Payroll staff of four. The position has the responsibility of reconciling and maintaining general ledger accounts, including all University investments and endowment fund accounts, preparing annual investment surveys, and assisting with the review and completion of W-2’s, as well as Forms 990 and 990T. The position facilitates month end closing processes and ensures policies and procedures for Accounting, Accounts Payable, and Payroll are followed.


General Accounting: Perform reconciliation of general ledger accounts, including investments and endowment fund accounts; facilitate month end close and prepare internal monthly financial statements; audit University PCards monthly, communicating corrective action as necessary to card holders; assist with annual financial statement audit and other agreed upon procedures by preparing necessary audit schedules; complete annual surveys relating to investments and to higher education; other related responsibilities and/or projects as assigned.

Accounts Payable: Oversee Accounts Payable operations, including the development and implementation of goals, policies, priorities, and procedures relating to A/P; review and approve all invoices and purchase orders ensuring accuracy, timeliness, and acceptability of expenses.

Payroll: Ensure that payroll is accurately processed in a timely manner in accordance with contracts and employment agreements; evaluate and analyze existing payroll policies and procedures; implement changes and/or quality control measures leading to best-practice operations; review, reconcile, and approve payroll filings to proper governmental agencies (IRS, DOL, etc…)

Applicants must have solid working knowledge of Microsoft Excel; familiarity with basic accounting principles; payroll experience; ability to calculate and process information quickly & accurately; effectively organize & prioritize multiple tasks to meet established deadlines; and basic supervisory skills. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required, CPA is preferred. Must have 3-5 years’ experience.

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