The University of Maryland, Baltimore has an opening for an Accounting Manager in the School of Social Work (SSW). The Manager will work has a part of SSW's Sponsored Projects Business Office to provide supervision and direct over sight of post award management which include grants, contracts, state, and UMBF accounts. This includes reporting on budgets and analysis on status of accounts that show budget, year-to-date expenses, encumbrances, and available balances.
This Exempt, Regular positions offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
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Manage general ledger activities and ensure documentation of work performed, results obtained, and suggestions for improvement in a clear, accurate, and technically concise manner.
Manage the preparation and distribution of accurate financial statements and timely month-end, quarterly, and year-end close reports and financial information. Ensures reconciliations are completed timely and accurately.
Monitor, review and evaluate ongoing functional processes and controls, assessing needs and facilitating improvements. Develop metrics and perform quality assurance reviews to ensure the accuracy of daily ledger postings. Utilize financial statements to develop unit or program budget. Monitor expenses and income to comply
Oversee the integrity/reliability of the financial accounting system. Work with principal investigators, faculty, or staff members to identify potential ledger discrepancies between financial system and departmental records.
Develop and manage internal controls by ensuring compliance with University policies and procedures regarding internal, business, fiscal and operational accountability and compliance.
Develops, implements, and coordinates policies and procedures. Developing and adhering to segregation of duties among financial staff.
Manage a staff consisting of accountants and accounting analysts in alignment with department and campus-wide goals/objectives in order to promote maximum staff member benefit and effectiveness as well as overall functional productivity.
Utilize quantitative and qualitative approaches to develop financial forecast performance. Develop short- and long-term forecast for unit. Manage critical financial path unit and project activities, resolve issues and manage complex matters as needed to the appropriate contact(s).
Manages the lifecycle tangible and intangible asset management plans.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration. Experience: Four (4) years of accounting-related experience using general acceptable accounting principles. Supervisory Experience: One (1) year of direct management involved in recruitment, training, and professional development of staff. Certification/Licensure: Certified Public Accountant preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of position requirements. Knowledge of all applicable requirements, regulations, and laws. Skill in the effective use of applicable technology/systems. Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts. Ability to work cooperatively with others and independently. Ability to demonstrate, understand, apply, and adhere to the UMB Core Values of Accountability, Civility, Collaboration, Diversity, Excellence, Leadership, and Knowledge.
The Hiring Range for this position is in the mid $70,000s to low $80,000s, commensurate with education and experience.
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at HRJobs@umaryland.edu.
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Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E1206F
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Social Work - Development
Job Posting: Apr 16, 2021
Unposting Date: May 15, 2021, 3:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 169761
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.