Director of Financial Reporting

Location
Fairfax, VA
Posted
Feb 17, 2017
Closes
May 26, 2017
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time

Job Category : Admin or Professional Faculty

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Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

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Director of Financial Reporting

George Mason University Fiscal Services invites applications for an experienced accountant to lead its financial reporting function as Director of Financial Reporting. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Masons academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: * Takes the lead in preparing the universitys annual financial statements, reviewing supporting work papers, and serves as the primary contact for auditors; * Responsible for the preparation and/or oversight of internally and externally prepared financial ratios and metrics; and * Supervise staff performing the university-wide equipment tracking and inventory functions; accounting for capital assets and related debt; and federal financial aid draws, reporting and reconciliations.

Required Qualifications: * Masters degree or equivalent training and experience in accounting, experience in auditing or financial statement preparation, and supervisory experience; * Experience in a large enterprise resource planning (ERP) environment; * Current knowledge of GAAP and GASB requirements for financial reporting; * Strong interpersonal and communication skills; * The ability to analyze and solve problems; * Attention to detail; * The ability to organize and prioritize; and * The ability to work both independently and on teams.

Preferred Qualifications: * Experience in the public sector of higher education; and * Certified Public Accountant certification.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Excellent state benefits.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number FA48Ez at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

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George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report Up and Coming spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Masons diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

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Equity Statement : George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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