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Budget/Accounting Specialist
Post Date: 08/09/2018
Close Date: 08/19/2018
Dickinson State University
291 Campus Drive

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$50,000 - $69,999

Dickinson, ND

Job Description:
TITLE: Budget/Accounting Specialist

SUMMARY OF POSITION: The Budget/Accounting Specialist position is responsible for daily banking transactions, bank reconciliations, assisting in preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements and various other financial related reconciliations, schedules, and reports. Assist with campus budget and budget variance analysis. Providing assistance and support to the Controller, as well as back up for the other Business Affairs Staff.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: This position reports to the Controller

• Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, business or related field
• Strong analytical and problem solving and presentation skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Strong technical skills, specifically with MS Office Suite
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability to multitask and be effective, while being able to prioritize work
• Strong organizational and project management skills
• Strong attention to detail

• Budgeting Experience within Higher Education
• Familiarity with state and federal regulations
• Knowledge of PeopleSoft/Oracle Financial Module

COMPENSATION: Includes a salary of $48,000 - $58,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience. And a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including employer-paid full-family coverage health insurance, TIAA retirement, tuition waiver benefits and much more.

LOCATION: Dickinson, ND

STARTING DATE: As soon as possible

• Assist with budgeting, budget management, and budget variance analysis
• Prepare financial statements, daily, monthly, and quarterly reconciliations and report
• Assist with financial functions and processes to the operation of the university
• Provide backup to accounts payable position
• Practice compliance with all applicable federal, state, local, and university policies and procedures
• Implement and practice internal controls
• Other duties as assigned

This job announcement is not intended, and should not be construed, to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential to making fair pay decisions and determining job performance.

Band: 3000 Professional
Sub Band: 3105 Accounting/Finance Professional
Term: 12 months
Status: Full-time (100%), benefitted, exempt (from FLSA overtime)

APPLICATION INFORMATION: Applications received by August 19, 2018 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

Complete the online application at http://www.dickinsonstate.edu/about/employment/open-positions/, then upload a cover letter specifically addressing the above minimum and preferred qualifications, and a current resume by the date stated above. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

For more information about the position, contact the direct supervisor at 1-800-279-4295 ext. 2532 or laura.nelson@dickinsonstate.edu

For more information or assistance contact: Human Resources (701) 483-2476

? Applicants who are residents of ND and eligible to claim veteran’s preference must include Form DD214 with the application for employment; claims for disabled veteran’s preference must include Form DD214 and a letter less than one year old from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs indicating disability; claims for preference as the eligible spouse of a disabled or deceased veteran must include Form DD214, a marriage certificate and a letter less than one year old from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs indicating disability, or the veteran’s death certificate.
? Due to access to restricted information, the successful candidate will be required to complete a satisfactory criminal history record check.
? Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. and I-9 employment certification is required at hire.

DICKINSON STATE UNIVERSITY is a regional four-year institution within the North Dakota University System. The university’s mission is to provide high quality, accessible programs; to promote excellence in teaching and learning; to support scholarly and creative activities; and to provide service relevant to the economy, health, and quality of life for the citizens of the state of North Dakota. For more information about Dickinson State University please visit www.dickinsonstate.edu and watch this video.

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. 23-12-10.

Dickinson State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, information protected by the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (“GINA”) or disability in its admissions, student aid, employment practices, educational programs or other related activities. Dickinson State University complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.

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