Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,484 full-time undergraduates and 5,250 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 888 full-time and 1,281 FTE faculty, 2,711 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.4 billion, and an endowment in excess of $3.5 billion.
The Accounting Manager reports to the Assistant Controller,Endowment & Restricted Funds, manages two full time exempt positions andoversees the functional, operational and technical activities of the Endowmentarea of the Controller's Office. TheManager also assists in the preparation of the annual financial statements andrelated footnotes and specifically prepares and analyzes year end financialschedules for audit review including but not limited to University investments,net assets, pledge receivable, gift revenue, investment income, and realizedand unrealized gains/losses; responds and provides support for externalauditor's questions and to management comments if necessary.
In addition, the position is pivotal in assisting UniversityAdvancement and other University Offices regarding gift related funds andassociated budgets. The Accounting Manageralso prepares reports for management for Investments, Pledge Receivable, GiftRevenue and Gift Expenditures utilizing PeopleSoft Financials, EndowmentSystem, Development reports and various analyses and reporting tools; and theFinancial Retreat including Forecasting, examining historical data, andprojection analysis.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $87,050 to $108,800; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting - 5-7 years progressively responsible accounting experience is necessary including experience with non-profit institutional accounting - Advanced degree or CPA is also preferred - Strong statistical, analytical, written and verbal communication skills - Ability to interact with other functional areas and staff at all levels - Highly organized, flexible and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously - Understanding of financial statements - Understanding of endowment fund accounting and non-profit financial reporting - Extensive experience with advanced Excel and MS Office products - Experience with accounting software, and budget and database tools is preferred
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. 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.