Under general direction the fiscal analyst provides managerial financial reporting used by the operational divisions to track budgets and make business decisions. The incumbent analyzes, reconciles, and researches accounts of various entities and prepares journal entries for accruals, deferrals and corrections of errors.
The analyst will develop accounting procedures for monthly financial reports, various reconciliations and year-end financial statements and monitor changes in accounting requirements.
The Analyst provides monthly and annual reports to various campus-wide departments.
- Provide monthly and annual managerial financial reporting used by the operational divisions to track budgets and make business decisions. These divisions are located University wide and provide a variety of services to the campus.
These divisions include: - Residence Halls - Apartments - Dining Services - North Village caf - Dining Services - North Village "C" Store - Dining Services - Holmes - Dining Services - SURC "C" Store - Dining Services - Market Place - Campus Catering - The Conference Program - Auxiliary Computing - Enterprise Accounting - Connection Card Program - Housing Custodial - Upholstery - Drapery Services - Business Auxiliary Services - Student Affairs Programs - Office of Housing Services - Residence Life and New Student Programs - Recruiting Program Support - Laundry Services - Dining Services Office/Warehouse - ORS Marketing - The Wild Cat Shop (Bookstore) - Parking - Duplicating - Central Transit - Housing Support Services - Fund 573 - Miscellaneous Operations. - Assists Divisional Directors with annual budgetary projections. - Review, analyze and set up new procedures for automated feeds into FMS. - Review and post automatic feeds generated by staff. - Reconcile: Clearing accounts, credit card accounts for the Wildcat Shop, Outdoor Pursuits, Conference Center, Dining and Connection Card. Determine amounts to be electronically transferred from credit card accounts to main account. - Completes portions of university financial statements in accordance with GAAP. - Completes bond debt service projection on auxiliary bonds for university financial statements. - The Incumbent will prepare monthly and annual financial statements for the roughly $50million per year operations. - Assist department heads and office staff with a wide variety of cash reports, receipting coordination, reconciliations and journal voucher preparation. - Prepares EFT transactions for Bond Payment to the Bank of New York, roughly $5 million per year. - The Analyst will compile and prepare financial statements for audit by external auditors (the State Auditor's Office). This includes funds distributed across University funds and operational divisions. - Prepares cost allocation for university wide fixed asset insurance payment. - Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field.
Education and training in cost accounting.
Demonstrated problem solving skills.
Advanced skills in MS Excel.
Proficiency in presenting summary financial information in graphical formats such as charts, graphs, spreadsheets, etc.
Experience in creating and explaining accounting and financial reports.
Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated evidence of interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated attention to detail.
OR applicable combination of education and/or experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position
Experience with PeopleSoft or other distributed accounting software.
Experience using reporting tools, queries or report generators to retrieve data from distributed financial software.
Experience or coursework in governmental and commercial accounting.
Budget experience in higher education.
Accountability/Dependability: Accepts responsibility for quality of own work; acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Shows up on time, meets standards, deadlines and work schedules.
Judgement: Makes timely, informed decisions. Analyzes options and determines appropriate course of action.
Teamwork: Promotes cooperation and mutual support to achieve goals. Encourages participation and mutual support.
Adaptability/Flexibility: Responds positively to changing business needs and responsibilities. Adapts approach and methods to achieve results; recovers quickly from setbacks and finds alternatives.
Commitment to Diversity: Recognizes the value of diversity and helps create environment that supports and embraces diversity.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
Salary: $2848/month with periodic increases up to $3700/month
Working Conditions: Work is performed in an indoor office setting with frequent in-person interactions. It is essential to be able to remain at a desk/computer work station for prolonged periods of time, perform extensive data entry and other computer-related tasks and create/maintain filing systems for departmental records. Some evening or weekend work and/or occasional travel may be required.
Benefits : CWU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, life and disability insurance, along with vacation and sick leave plans depending on employment classification. For additional information please visit: http://www.cwu.edu/hr/benefits-0
How To Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach:
A detailed cover letter clearly demonstrating how your education and experience: (a) meet the required (and, as applicable, preferred) qualifications, and (b) demonstrate the ability to perform the responsibilities as described by the posting;
Resume including work history, education, training; and
Contact information for three professional references.
Screening Begins: July 10, 2018
**Priority will be given to applications received by the screening date. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process.
Conditions of Employment
Prior to employment, final candidate(s) will be required to submit to a background check. All information obtained through background investigations will be strictly confidential and revealed only to those required to have access.
Located in historic Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a public four-year university. Home to over 10,000 students, Central has a commitment to hands-on learning and discovery, which takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. Central prepares students to become well-educated citizens who are ready for high-demand careers in the workforce and offers over 150 undergraduate majors as well as graduate studies programs and research. To prepare and enable students to succeed in a global economy, Central partners with over 30 colleges and universities around the world.CWU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.