CSU Bakersfield is recruiting a Director of Accounting Services to join their team.
Here’s a little about CSU Bakersfield and the position they are recruiting for:
California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB) opened in 1970 as the 19th campus of the 23 campuses of the California State University (CSU) system. As the only public four-year institution within a 100-mile radius, CSUB is committed to being a comprehensive regional university and strives for academic excellence. Our four schools offer majors in 31 undergraduate degree programs, seven credential programs, and 17 graduate degree programs. CSUB serves more than 9,500 students at either the main campus in Bakersfield or CSUB Antelope Valley and counts approximately 47,000 alumni from its four schools, and serves a socially and ethnically diverse population. Under new campus leadership, CSUB is currently experiencing a vibrant period or strategic thinking, planned growth, and creative change. The city of Bakersfield has a population of 347,483 and has one of the lowest housing costs in the state. The city of Los Angeles, the Pacific Ocean, Mojave Desert, and Sierra Nevada mountains are all within a one to two-hour drive from either campus.
The Director of Accounting Services reports to the Associate Vice President of Financial Services/Controller. The position is responsible for providing leadership and oversight for the efficient, timely and accurate accounting and reporting of auxiliary organizations and enterprise units as assigned; and for ensuring their compliance with government, university, donor and/or other fiduciary reporting responsibilities as required. The auxiliary organizations / enterprise units include, but is not limited to, the CSUB Foundation, CSUB Student Union, CSUB Associated Students, Inc., athletics, student housing and food service. Position responsibilities include:
Provides accounting and reporting for the auxiliary organization / enterprise unit to include monthly managerial reports and annual audit reports requiring comprehensive knowledge of not for profit accounting methods including GAAP, FASB, UPMIFA and NCAA guidelines.
Ensures timely completion of annual audited financial statements, with minimum findings, and serves as the primary liaison with the external auditors.
Provides oversight for the integrity of the Raiser’s Edge donor database and related record keeping and reporting activities.
Collaborates with the controller and other university personnel including, but not limited to, leadership of university accounting and reporting services, student financial services, procurement services, budget and student financial aid to ensure appropriate internal controls to safeguard assets, and to provide efficient, timely and accurate reporting.
Collaborates with the director of each auxiliary organization / enterprise unit to evaluate operational needs and to provide efficient, timely and accurate reporting as appropriate.
Oversees complex projects requiring considerable coordination with campus constituents as well as the CSU Chancellor’s Office staff as appropriate.
Supervises directly the staff assigned to Auxiliary Accounting and Reporting Services and works collaboratively with the director of the auxiliary organizations / enterprise units to provide direction for their respective support staff as appropriate.
Prepares monthly, quarterly and/or annual tax and/or other compliance reports
Maintains chart of accounts and accounting processes to ensure appropriate internal controls and to safe guard assets
Collaborates with User Support Services to provide training to campus community as required
Travels for training seminars and/or professional meetings as required
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration or related field.
Six years’ experience with identified skills including supervisorial responsibilities.
Certified Public Accountant licensed in the state of California.
Master’s degree in related field.
PeopleSoft and/or Raiser’s Edge experience.
Not for Profit experience.
Higher education experience.
California State University auxiliary organization experience.
SCREENING: Only those applicants possessing experience most directly related to the immediate needs of the office will be invited to appear before a Qualifications Appraisal Board for the purpose of appraising training, experience and interest in the position.
BACKGROUND CHECK: A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
SENSITIVE POSITION: Sensitive positions are designated by the CSU as requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position, based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of the people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to the CSU or individuals in the university community.
MANDATED REPORTER: The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
DESIGNATED POSITION: This position is currently on the List of Conflict of Interest Designated Positions for CSU Bakersfield. This requires the filing of a statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every two years thereafter.
GENERAL INFORMATION: It is the policy of California State University; Bakersfield to hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All new employees will be required to present documentation verifying their right to accept employment. You will also be requested to present a social security card at the time of initial appointment in compliance with state payroll regulations. State regulations require that every state employee sign the Oath of Allegiance prior to commencing the duties of his/her State employment, except legally employed non-citizens. These individuals are required to sign the Declaration of Permission to Work.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Background/ Fingerprint & Credit Clearance Required California State University, Bakersfield is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability or covered veteran status.
Please note this role is internally called: Director of Auxiliary Accounting and Reporting Services/Associate Controller
CSU Bakersfield has partnered with Another Source, an external recruitment firm, to assist in the hiring process.Please apply on the Another Source careers site to be considered.
California State University, Bakersfield opened in 1970 as the 19th member of the 23-campus California State University system. As the only public four-year institution within a 100-mile radius, CSUB is committed to being a comprehensive regional university and strives for academic excellence. Our four schools offer majors in 31 undergraduate degree programs, seven credential programs, and 17 gra...duate degree programs. CSUB serves more than 9,500 students at either the main campus in Bakersfield or CSUB-Antelope Valley and counts approximately 47,000 alumni from its four schools, and serves a socially and ethnically diverse population. Under new campus leadership, CSUB is currently experiencing a vibrant period or strategic thinking, planned growth, and creative change. The city of Bakersfield has a population of 347,483 and has one of the lowest housing costs in the state. The city of Los Angeles, the Pacific Ocean, Mojave Desert, and Sierra Nevada mountains are all within a one to two-hour drive from either campus. Learn more about CSUB here: http://www.csub.edu/news/news_archives/index.htmlhttp://www.csub.edu/communityvisitors/index.html