The Accounting and Reporting Manager works within Financial Services, reporting directly to the Assistant Controller. This position will manage the daily aspects of the Accounting and Reporting department and provide support to leadership relative to special projects.
Specific responsibilities include: managing the daily review and approval of journal entries; overseeing bank wires and RSTARS transfers; ensuring financial systems and the related reporting platforms are reconciled timely and accurately; coordinating and facilitating periodic internal and external audits; providing guidance and recommendations regarding operational improvements; proactively seeking opportunities to collaborate and provide training to staff and campus representatives; providing support to Financial Services Leadership on various special projects; and assisting with the preparation of financial statements in compliance with GASB and GAAP guidelines and requirements.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, Information Systems or a related field
Five years of accounting experience, including at least three years of supervisory experience
Knowledge of GASB and GAAP and related policies and procedures required
Experience in higher education
Experience in USM
Background Screening Statement:
A background check will be required.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.
Screening of Applications Begins:
For best consideration, submit application materials by July 23, 2022 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled).
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UMBC offers a benefits package for regular and grant-funded regular employees including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities. Contingent II positions may include some benefits.
Please note the Type and FLSA Status above to determine the benefits offered for this position.
Equal Opportunity Statement:
UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.