Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.
Thisposition reports to the Assistant Director - Finance for Auxiliary Services andparticipates in all aspects of operational accounting (cash receipts anddisbursements, inventories, journal entries, etc.). Specifically, the Accounting Manager assistswith monthly department and consolidated P&L reports, and monitors subsystempostings to PeopleSoft Financials. Additionally, this position assistswith account reconciliations, and other procedures to review accounting systemsoutput for accuracy; and coordinates student employee coverage of officeaccounting and unit inventories as required.
TheAccounting Manager's additional responsibilities include monitoring thedistribution, collection, reconciliation, and allocation of income and food& labor expenses for the Dining Services and Auxiliary Services costcenters; and monitoring subsystem postings to PeopleSoft Financials, and reviewingoutput for accuracy to identify and rectify problems with transactionprocessing and data flow issues. Thisposition assists in the preparation of monthly individual unit and DiningDepartment and Auxiliary Service department P&L reports and helpscommunicate financial account information intra- and inter-departmentally. The Accounting Manager also coordinatesweekly payroll activity for office clericals and student employees, and theBookstore; and acts as the primary conduit of payroll information to Auxiliarybusiness units.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $59,550 to $74,450; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Bachelor'sDegree in Business or Accounting; and five years ofaccounting experience with at least two in a supervisory capacity. Extensive relevant experience may substitutefor the business/accounting specifics of the degree.
Functional and Technical Competencies: - Solid understanding of core accounting concepts - Knowledge of retail or food service industry, including catering and event management - Knowledge in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.) and various accounting systems including PeopleSoft Financials - Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written - Peak times of year may require hours in excess of standard work week; and duties taking place on weekends could require on-site participation
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.