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Senior Accountant

Northern Michigan University
Job Location:
Marquette, Michigan
Business and Financial Services
Position Title: Senior Accountant
Department: Controllers Office
Term of Assignment: Continuing
Term End Date, If Applicable:  
FLSA Status:  Exempt = not eligible for overtime
Work Schedule: Traditionally Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm with occasional evening and weekend work required
Salary: Targeted salary range: $48,800-$52,500
Travel: Less than 10%
Brief Statement of Duties
Brief Statement of Duties: Plan, develop and refine operating procedures and computerized systems for financial reporting. Monitor, review and document University financial transactions for compliance with accounting principles, University policies, federal circulars and Internal Revenue Service rules and regulations. Prepare and/or assist with preparation of many of the University's financial statements, income tax return, revenue projections of University endowments and expenditure projections for special projects.
Minimum Qualifications
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Discipline / Degree Area: Accounting
Required Specialized Training/Certifications:  
Required Minimum Work Experience: Three years' experience in accounting, auditing or other fiscal management.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties: Current knowledge of accounting practices and principles.
Oral and written communication and comprehension skills.
Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work.
Ability to work effectively within a team-based environment.
Computer and software application skills.
Current knowledge of tax laws.
Additional Desirable Qualifications
Additional Desirable Qualifications: Master's Degree in Business and/or CPA certificate.
Higher education fund accounting seminars and workshops.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit application, cover letter and resume
Contact Information:
Julane Cappo, Associate Director of Human Resources, 906-227-1493
Equal Employment Opportunity: NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its employees.
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