Accounting Manager

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Description of Duties:

After the initial training period, this position will have remote work options and work/life flexibility.

Position reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor of Finance and is responsible for Monitoring and preparing financial records for the business office which includes the foundation. This position is responsible for the following tasks:

Preparing monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports for the foundation board of directors
Reviewing monthly financial reports for accuracy and completeness
Modifying procedures based on changes in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), American Institute of Certified Public Accounts (AICPA), Financial Account Standards Board (GASB), and Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Reviewing and approving accounts payable and travel requests
Managing and modifying accounting systems which includes adding accounts, creating approval rules, and creating reports
Processing of journal entries into the General Ledger using The North Carolina Accounting System (NCAS) and Blackbaud
Assisting with year end and audit preparation
Overseeing and assisting with tax payments and filings for the foundation
Financial analysis and planning

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to independently manage well-defined business functions for a department unit or an organization.
Ability to apply established policies and procedures related to business practices and internal control procedures.
Ability to implement business practices and procedures that support the strategic goals of the organization.
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public and business administration.
Thorough knowledge of modern office procedures, practices, and equipment.
Ability to manage a team of staff accounting technicians.

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Full Time
Triangle Area NC
Durham County
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How to Apply:
Submit electronic application via: Please create an account, search for the Accounting Manager position and submit the online application.

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Salary and Benefits: 

Team NCSSM Benefits

Free On-campus Parking

Tuition Waiver: Three courses per academic year tuition free (at any of UNC 17 campuses that offer courses) for permanent full-time employees.

Vacation: EHRA SAAO Group II receives 24 days per year. Leave is earned monthly.

Sick Leave: 12 days per year.

Leave: Family Medical Leave (FMLA), Paid Parental Leave (PPL), Civil Leave, Extended Illness, Short/Long Term Disability, Family Illness Leave, Military Leave, Community Service Leave, Bonus Leave, Voluntary Shared Leave and Leave Without Pay.

Holidays: 12 days per year

Retirement: Required participation for all employees working 3/4 time or more. Option (1) Teachers’ and State Employees’ Retirement System (TSERS) requires 6% of gross salary. Employees are vested for retirement after 5 years. Option (2) The Optional Retirement Program (ORP) requires 6% of gross salary. Employees in ORP are vested after 5 years of participating in ORP. As a participant in either retirement program, you are automatically covered for short-term disability (eligible after 1 year of service/no cost), long term disability (eligible after 5 year of service/no cost). Death benefit of minimum $25,000/maximum $50,000 based on previous 12 month salary (eligible after 1 year of service/no cost).

Supplemental Retirement Plans: Supplemental retirement plans provide an additional opportunity to help you reach your retirement goals. Supplemental Plan offerings such as a 401(k), 403(b), or 457(b) on a Roth (after-tax) or pre-tax contributions from several different vendors.

Health Insurance: Employee only coverage under the State Health Plan (PPO) is provided to employees that work 30 or more hours a week. The cost is determined by the type of coverage elected by the employee. Dependent coverage is available by payroll deduction.

NC Flex Plan: Plan offers Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Day Care Flexible Spending, Dental Insurance, Vision Care Plan, Critical Illness, Cancer Insurance, Core Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Voluntary Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Accident, and Group Term Life. All plans are pre-tax basis / Cost varies depending on selections, Voluntary Group Term Life Insurance: Securian (This is an after-tax plan and is portable)

Longevity: Payable to SHRA employees after 10 years of creditable state service (EHRA employees are not eligible).

State Employees Credit Union: Membership welcomed. Contact the SECU Credit Union for information.

Community Service: 24 hours leave credited each calendar year (prorated for part-time) unless you choose the Mentoring/ tutoring option – 1 hour each week up to a max of 36 hours that schools are in session as documented by the elected board of the local education agency or the governing authority of any non-public school.

Facilities: Library & Gymnasium - other athletic facilities available at no cost to employees. Cafeteria on site.