Under limited supervision, direct the centralized fiscal and related functions of the university and responsible for the day-to-day management of an extensive, comprehensive and complex business management program.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversight of the following functions: budgetary control, accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, cashiers, inventory control, and post office
Maintain internal controls and procedures to govern these functions
Responsible for complete, accurate, and timely presentation of financial records, including development of year-end audited financial statements.
Plan and coordinate entire University system year-end closing process.
Work with external auditor, financial institutions, Higher Education Department, Legislative Committees, Department of Finance and Administration, and the Office of the State Auditor to provide financial information.
Serve on system/campus-wide committees and confer with the administrators and the University community on internal controls, fiscal, operational, and administrative problems and develop workable solutions
Implement GASB standards pertaining to the University
Complete annual reporting to outside agencies (IPEDS, HLC, FAC, etc.)
Select, supervise, and evaluate professional and support staff
Perform other duties as assigned
Minimum Job Requirements:
A bachelor's degree with emphasis in accounting and a minimum of seven years of experience which has included substantial responsibilities in the major functional areas involved in the financial and general business management of a university or business. Directly related higher education experience and CPA/Master’s preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of account and cash management principles and/or procedures
Strategic business planning and business management skills
Knowledge of governmental fund accounting
Ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures
Skill in safeguarding, organizing resources and establishing priorities
Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections
Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures
Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and negotiating skills
Knowledge of computerized information systems used in financial and/or accounting applications. Banner software knowledge preferred.
Knowledge of budgeting and fiscal management principles and procedures
Physical Demand and Working Conditions:
Work is performed during normal work hours, with some evenings and weekends to meet deadlines
Work is sedentary in nature that at times requires exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Essential Functions:[As defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, these include the following responsibilities, minimum job knowledge, skills, and abilities. This is not necessarily an all-inclusive listing.]
Application Review Date: Open Until Filled
Condition of Employment: Must pass a pre-employment background check.
Electronic Application Instructions: Electronic applications should be submitted through the "Apply" link on the top of this page. Please attach the following required documents to your electronic application:
Required Documents: Please ensure that you attach all required documents even if you have applied for other positions at ENMU as the committee does not have access to those records.
Letter of interest Resume Contact information for three references (Blind reference calls may be made on applicants who become a finalist for the position) Transcripts (unofficial for application purposes)
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About Eastern New Mexico University
Eastern New Mexico University
With an enrollment of over 6,000 students at our main campus in Portales, New Mexico, and a Student/Faculty ratio of 17:1, Eastern New Mexico University (ENMU) combines a traditional learning environment with 21st century technology to provide a rich educational experience. Eastern emphasizes liberal learning, freedom of inquiry, cultural diversity and whole student life. Excellent teaching and active learning define campus relationships. Scholarship, both primary and applied, cultural enrichment, and professional service are also important contributions of the University community. ENMU also has two system, branch community college, campuses in Roswell and Ruidoso, New Mexico. The ENMU system has a combined annual operating budget of 123 Million dollars.
ENMU is located in the city of Portales which successfully combines a rural atmosphere with premier cultural, economic and educational opportunities. An affordable cost of living, strongly supported schools and an exceptionally low crime rate makes ENMU an excellent place to call home.
ENMU maintains a robust benefits package for faculty and staff who work at ENMU. Health, life, dental and vis...ion insurance are all available with different options to fit the individual needs of every employee. From our insurance options and generous vacation policies to our employee educational assistance and healthy retirement packages, ENMU provides excellent human resources support for faculty and staff.