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Senior Accountant

Company: Careerlink
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

One of our premier Careerlink Partners is looking for an experience accountant to fill their role as Senior Accountant. This position oversees the preparation of the Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards (SEFA) as required by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Uniform Guidance and supports accounting functions for their office. The Senior Accountant works with organization Sponsored Programs, Accounting offices and leadership to promote a culture of accountability and professionalism. This position assists in developing, coordinating, and implementing business information and reporting strategies that serves the many constituencies of the organization. SEFA Preparation and Oversight --- Collaborate with organization Sponsored Programs offices to review and enhance procedures and internal controls surrounding the establishment/management of grants and contracts in the organization's financial system. --- Oversee the preparation of the SEFA to ensure completeness and accuracy. --- Serve as the primary contact for the annual audit of the SEFA. --- Engage in continuing education regarding the OMB Uniform Guidance circular and compliance supplement. --- Develop and monitor policies and procedures in accordance with State and Federal Law and Board of Regents by-laws and policies. Business & Finance Accounting --- Serve as a business partner for the development and implementation of accounts receivable processes and provide ongoing support to end users. --- Develop, manage and monitor designated accounting operations and the performance of daily, monthly and other accounting & financial records as well as ad hoc reporting. --- Review policies and manage service center compliance in accordance with OMB cost principals and OMB Uniform Guidance. --- Reconcile and post self-insurance activity from monthly trustee statements and prepare annual reconciliations for and self-insurance trust. --- Coordinate and post various campus allocations. --- Completion of various financial surveys. --- Works with the Controller s group, made up of representatives from all of the organization, in areas of financial reporting, compliance and other accounting related developments. Compliance and Communication: --- Provide assistance in application and implementation of changes in accounting procedures and processes from changes in GASB principles, regulatory change, or changes catalyzed by other oversight groups. --- Build a culture of collaboration with internal partners in the organization Qualifications Required: Bachelor s degree and a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in accounting and financial reporting. Excellent oral and written communication skills and demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy is essential. Preferred: Educational coursework in in business administration with emphasis in accounting. Master s degree Certification as a Public Accountant Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards (SEFA) knowledge or experience Work experience directly related to higher education and government accounting. Ideal candidates will demonstrate excellent independent judgement and analytical skills; strong interpersonal skills; a track record of timely completion of projects and the ability to responsibly manage competing priorities; success in collaboration and oversight of distributed resources and/or project teams; and commitment to the ideals of the organization.

Keywords: Careerlink, Lincoln , Senior Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Lincoln, Nebraska

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