Job TitleSenior Accountant
Position TypeFull Time
Job Category Staff
Salary Range $ $50K – $60K
Application Deadline -
Contact Name Human Resources
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Reports to: Director of Finance & Accounting
Position: Regular, Full-Time, 37.5 hours per week
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Hiring/Budgeted Salary or Hourly Range: The budgeted salary range that the university reasonably expects to pay for this position is $52 – 58K
Full Salary Range: The full salary range for the position is $50 – 60K
Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience; the budget for the position; and the application of fair, equitable, and consistent pay practices at the university.
Join our outstanding employee community! Fielding employees enjoy a friendly and dynamic environment with competitive salaries and excellent benefits, which include a 37.5-hour work week, flexible scheduling and workplace, 12 paid holidays, two weeks’ paid vacation one-week paid winter break, medical/dental/vision/life insurances, Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts, generous retirement contributions after one year of service, Childcare Assistance, Tuition Assistance, and professional development opportunities for all positions.
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Fielding Graduate University is an innovative global community dedicated to educating scholars, leaders, and practitioners in pursuit of a more just and sustainable world. We do this by providing exemplary interdisciplinary programs within a distributed and relational learning model grounded in student-driven inquiry and leading to enhanced knowledge. Fielding has approximately 1,050 students and 150 faculty members residing throughout the United States and internationally. Please visit our website at http://www.fielding.edu to learn more.
We are seeking a Senior Accountant to work remotely on a full-time 37.5-hour per week basis. This position may also work in our Santa Barbara or Washington DC offices if desired.
Under the general direction of the Accounting Manager, the Senior Accountant performs a variety of accounting duties to maintain accurate financial records and general ledger accounts. Responsible for grant accounting and reporting. Applying generally accepted accounting principles, prepares journal entries, reconciles all grant accounts, monitors grant revenue, and reconciles balance sheet accounts. Utilizes computerized accounting system and spreadsheets to post journal entries, research transactions and compile data for analytical reports. Maintains department files, provides support for grant reporting, and Department administration. Performs advanced professional Accounting work which requires a strong knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles). This position prepares financial and statistical reports, statements, projections, reviews accounting transactions, reconciles and analyzes accounts and makes recommendations that may impact the accounting of the university’s business affairs.
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, economics, or finance
• Minimum five years’ experience with general ledger postings, reconciliation, account analysis, use of spreadsheets and computerized accounting systems to prepare reports and various complex calculations
• Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
• Strong Excel and Word skills
• Able to be well organized, accurate, and detail oriented
• Public Accounting/audit experience with CPA or CPA candidate preferred
• Grants accounting experience preferred
• Accounting software experience preferred (Colleague, Prophix)
FIELDING’S COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION
Thank you for considering employment with Fielding Graduate University. We are committed to inclusive excellence and encourage diversity and inclusivity in all our enterprises. As an equal opportunity employer committed to social justice, we value and welcome individuals of all ages, abilities, backgrounds, beliefs, genders, gender identities, gender expressions, marital status, national origins, race and ethnicities, religious affiliations, sexual orientations, veteran status – and other visible and nonvisible differences. We seek employees who are committed to creating a respectful, welcoming, and inclusive environment for all community members.
As a globally distributed institution of higher education, Fielding Graduate University welcomes, and holds dear, the rich diversity of our global community. As a graduate university rooted in the values of social and ecological justice, we are committed to promoting collaborative learning and change by honoring and embracing the rich diversity of perspectives, lives, and global experiences that align with our Fielding Graduate University values.
Fielding employees are among our most valued resources, and we are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce comprised of talented, qualified, and hardworking individuals. We strive to take good care of our employees and their families with excellent benefits, and to provide a stimulating and supportive work environment with opportunities for professional growth and advancement.
We challenge our community to think boldly and take specific actions that are realistic and measurable. By working here, you join a diverse and vibrant community that advances Fielding’s world-changing mission in meaningful ways, inspires innovation and collaboration, and builds skills and expertise. Fielding is committed to social justice and diversity, and strongly encourages individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
Fielding Graduate University utilizes ADP Workforce Now for online applications. You will be prompted to create a username and password to initiate the application process. Applications will not be considered complete unless both a resume and cover letter are uploaded. Do not use Easy Apply. Applicants are encouraged to have their employment history, educational information, and professional references on hand while completing the application. The online application process takes approximately 30-60 minutes. Upon completion, applicants will receive confirmation of receipt via email.
Fielding Graduate University is committed to inclusive excellence and encourages diversity and inclusivity in all its enterprises. As an equal opportunity employer committed to social justice, we value and welcome individuals of all ages, abilities, backgrounds, beliefs, genders, gender identities, gender expressions, marital status, national origins, race and ethnicities, religious affiliations, sexual orientations, veteran status – and other visible and nonvisible differences. We seek employees who are committed to creating a respectful, welcoming, and inclusive environment for all community members.
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