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GENERAL ACCOUNTING MGR
Job Title: GENERAL ACCOUNTING MGR
Job Code: 5045
Job Level: H2
Revised Date: 06/13/2005
Supervisory Responsibility: Yes
General Description of the Job Class
Develop, implement and maintain common accounting, financial and statistical processes and documentation for all DUHS business units and for corporate DUHS financial and statistical reports; ensure timely periodic production of DUHS financial analysis, consolidations and DUHS statistical reporting.
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
Develop, implement and maintain common financial and statistical reporting formats for all DUHS business units and corporate DUHS including system for timely review and analysis of business unit data for accuracy and consistency; coordinate follow-up with appropriate business unit finance personnel on a 'same-day' basis for answers to technical inquiries.
Produce and/or ensure timely periodic production of DUHS financial consolidations and DUHS statistical reporting enforcing aggressive financial and statistical reporting calendar and maintain compliance with prescribed format for all DUHS business units.
Develop application skills including, but not limited to SAP R/3 and Hyperion, to allow determination of most efficient data compilation methods Consult with general accounting, budget planning and the business units regarding data adequacy and risks.
Provide liaison with DUHS senior financial management, DUHS business CFO's, Finance Directors, University senior accounting and finance personnel, and internal auditors regarding financial and statistical reporting.
Represent DUHS to external auditors, credit rating agencies, bond holders and consultants regarding financial and statistical reporting.
Recommend various personnel actions including, but not limited to, hiring, performance appraisals, transfers, promotions and vacations schedules.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Position requires the organizational, analytical and communication skills normally acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program. MBA preferred.
Work generally requires 6 years of progressive accounting, financial management and/or financial auditing experience including knowledge of financial reporting in accordance with GAAP and FASB standards.
A Master's degree in Accounting, Business Administration or a related field may be substituted for 2 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Generally accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Standards
Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS)
Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
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