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Director, Finance and Accounting Services (49353) Full Time - Cincinnati Headquarters - Cincinn[...]

Company: Myunion
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details
Job Location: Cincinnati Headquarters - Cincinnati, OH
Position Type: Full Time
Education Level: 4 Year Degree
Salary Range: Undisclosed
Job Shift: Day
Job Category: Finance


Union Institute & University, a national, non-profit university offering Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral degrees for adult students, is seeking a Director of Finance and Accounting Services based at its Academic Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.

The Director of Finance and Accounting Services is responsible for:
Business Office Functions and Staff & Financial System Management
All operational accounting and finance functions include the following.

  • Supervise student accounts manager who builds charge tables & manage tuition posting, and update annual Registration & Tuition Policies
  • Oversee accounts payable functions including review weekly batch processing via ACH payments, accounts payable, and checks
  • Monitor cash management review monthly bank reconciliations and account transfers via Singlepoint, Positive Pay and ACH Origination
  • Calculate monthly depreciation of fixed assets update and apply Capital Assets Policy, approve monthly depreciation entry, approve annual depreciation forecast for budget, approve asset disposal forms
  • Prepare cash flow analysis and projections, as needed
  • Prepare monthly reconciliation of Due to, Due From and Restricted cash.
  • Post all general ledger activities create/maintain GL accounts in the system; complete closing checklist for accurate recording of all assets, liabilities, revenues and expenditures
  • Communicate and implement changes to software when including upgrades related communications and employee training
  • Enforce and communicate financial policies and procedures
  • Supervise student accounts, billing and collections policies and activities with other student services offices and functions within the university
  • Coordinate purchasing system functionality and integration between Business Office and budget managers

    Financial Reporting

    • Monthly reports financial statements and quarterly analysis
    • Oversee proof of revenue (reconcile Registration records to posting of tuition revenue)
    • Monitor financial & compliance reporting including 1098-Ts, 1099s, 990, 990-T, IPEDS, State of OH annual charitable registration, State of CA returns (Environmental Fee, Use Tax, Student Tuition Recovery Fee), renewal of State of FL sales tax exemption (every 5 years)

      Annual Audit

      • Manage the Financial Statement audit process with UI&U staff and auditors
      • Prepare Financial Statements and footnotes in accordance with generally accepted financial principles.
      • Coordinate preparation of required work papers and audit related materials.


        REQUIRED: Bachelors degree in Accounting or related field; ten years progressive accounting /financial management experience; knowledge and application of GAAP and internal control practices in a university or not-for-profit setting; demonstrated ability working with a wide variety of internal and external constituencies; budget and financial management experience. Extensive experience with general ledger and financial components of enterprise financial systems. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, and Excel). Strong organizational and planning skills. CPA certification and /or MBA degree a plus.

        PREFERRED: Knowledge of federal Title IV financial aid regulations; college or university accounting experience; student accounts and billing system experience.

        This is a full-time position (35hours per week) with benefits including a very generous PTO policy, competitive benefits, and flexible work schedule. Union Institute & University is committed to providing work/life balance for its employees. Union Institute & University also offers a tuition waiver to its employees and their dependents, and the opportunity for professional development.

        Union Institute & University's Cincinnati office is conveniently located near downtown off I-71 at the Baldwin Center located at Eden Park Drive and Florence Avenue with free parking.

        Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify the Human Resources Department at 513-487-1181.

        *Union Institute & University, established in 1964, is a private, non-profit university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

        *Union Institute & University is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.


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