Assistant Controller, Foundation

  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • Reno, NV, USA
  • May 21, 2018
Full time Finance

Job Description

Assistant Controller, Foundation
University of Nevada, Reno - Main Campus
The Assistant Controller, Foundation is responsible for the financial management and
oversight of nearly 3,800 funds for the Foundation, including over 900 endowment funds
totaling approximately $200 million with new gifts invested quarterly. The Assistant
Controller’s responsibilities include financial accountability and compliance with Federal,
State and Nevada system of Higher Education (NSHE) requirements for accounting,
taxes and financial management.
The University lists this position as a Grade C. Salary is based on experience with the
range starting at
$48,525 and not to exceed $75,000.
Duties to include but not limited to: Responsible for providing documentation to
external auditors for year-end and interim audit work, scheduling work assignments for
account reconciliations and preparation of work papers for the annual audit, oversees
cash and investment management, cash flow projections and budgeting on a daily,
monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
Provides gift information reports to development directors and deans of colleges on a
monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
Handles the monthly transfer of funds from the Foundation to the University in
conformity with state and university policies and procedures.
Responsible for establishing hosting account authority by reviewing the donor
documentation to substantiate hosting approval
Assists with tax return preparation.
Works directly with Director of Information Business Process and Information to
facilitate financial statement (end user reports) & executive dashboards.
Represents the Foundation in providing guidance and training to fiscal/clerical staff
throughout the university concerning Foundation procedures such as monthly account
balancing, preparing journal vouchers and other administrative documents.
Supervises clerical accounting positions, trains employees, and prioritizes workflow.
Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree and four years or a Master’s Degree and two years of professional
experience.
Experience should include progressively responsible financial management to include
college, university or governmental accounting and preparing financial statements.

Preferred Qualifications:
CPA licensure to include public accounting auditing experience, nonprofit experience
and tax preparation, experience with IRS substantiation rules and Federal or state grant
experience. Problem solving and analytical skills. Knowledge of data analytics.
Efficiency and process improvement.

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Contact Information
Mary Ann Aguila
Search Coordinator
775.682.6004

 

Occupations

Financial Control

Salary

$48,525 and not to exceed $75,000

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and four years or a Master’s Degree and two years of professional experience.

Experience should include progressively responsible financial management to include college, university or governmental accounting and preparing financial statements.

Preferred Qualifications:

CPA licensure to include public accounting auditing experience, nonprofit experience and tax preparation, experience with IRS substantiation rules and Federal or state grant experience.  Problem solving and analytical skills.  Knowledge of data analytics.  Efficiency and process improvement.