Coordinate, facilitate and monitor all global accounting functions for study abroad programs and portal campuses. Develop in-depth understanding of University underlying financial systems, reporting processes and tools to recommend procedural improvements or efficiencies. Utilize accounting and auditing literature to research and resolve business issues. Develop strategies to improve current processes and improve quality of deliverables. Participate in the review of financial statements and supporting schedules for audits. Perform analytical reviews and industry benchmarking of financial results and prepare ad hoc financial reports as requested. Participate in development, deployment and training of financial policies and procedures. Required Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting
Preferred Education: MBA in Accounting or Finance
Required Experience: 4 years of relevant professional experience of which 2 years includes public accounting/auditing experience
Preferred Experience: CPA
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Strong analytical, organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills (both written & verbal). Sound knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Ability to work well under pressure to meet deadlines and lead others by example. Advanced expertise in Excel. Financial Statement preparation and consolidation experience.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Sound knowledge of international financial reporting standards (IFRS). Related accounting experience in Not-for Profit and/or institution of higher education and with accounting policies and procedures. Knowledge of Hyperion applications.