Treasury Accountant

Boise State University

About Us:

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at https://www.boisestate.edu/about/

Boise State University is building an inclusive community of faculty and staff whose unique skills, cultural contributions, work history, and perspectives create a rich and rewarding academic experience for our students. Research demonstrates that people thrive when they feel welcome, respected, and inspired. We seek applicants who are committed to helping us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. Applications from members of historically marginalized groups, including women, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), those with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, those who have served in the military, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged.

University Financial Services (UFS) is a unit within the Division of Finance and Operation. You will be joining an intentionally built culture with a strategic focus. The team follows the Enterprise Operating System (EOS) to drive results. All members of UFS are involved.

UFS’s value words are:
Team Oriented: accountable to and understands the dynamics of the team; works cohesively and inclusively to accomplish a common goal.
Gets Things Done: prioritizes tasks and achieves the end goal.
Continuous Improvement: intentional commitment to making things better every day.
Ethical: honesty and integrity guide personal and professional behavior and judgment.
Adaptable: adjusts to change, being flexible, versatile and cooperative.
Problem Solver: identifies and understands the interrelated components of an issue and seeks to implement innovative solutions.
Respect and Inclusivity: demonstrates care, concern and consideration for the perspective, needs and feelings of others.

Job Summary/Basic Function:

Prepares and analyzes financial reports, making studies or recommendations relative to the accounting of assets, revenues and expenditures. Reviews and verifies the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications reported on the financial statements of the University. Provide information to University staff regarding accounting practices and procedures, and reconciling general ledger accounts. This position assumes the role of a subject matter expert on assigned topics.

This position is not eligible for VISA sponsorship.

The interview process for this position will begin the week of November 6, 2023.

Department Overview:

Treasury and Real Estate department is part of University Financial Services (UFS) and supports the University’s Academic Mission by:

  • Provide daily cash and banking services
  • Manage debt and investment portfolios
  • Acquisition or lease of approved space in support of the campus master plan
  • Coordinate financing and debt issuance for approved campus projects
  • Provide business case analysis and advising to campus departments
    This position has the opportunity for hybrid and/or flexible scheduling but must be in-person at the beginning of employment for onboarding and training.
Level Scope:

Fully competent and productive professional contributor who applies acquired job skills, policies and procedures to complete substantive assignments/projects/tasks of moderate scope and complexity. Works independently with general supervision; exercises judgment within defined guidelines and practices to determine appropriate action. May provide guidance and assistance to entry level professionals and/or support employees.

Essential Functions:
  • Assists with treasury operations including but not limited to customer service requests, bank reporting and compliance.
  • Assists in the monthly, quarterly and fiscal year-end process as needed including but not limited to preparation of journal entries, work papers, reconciliations and account analysis.
  • Prepare, analyze, and/or audit financial records and documents.
  • Quarterly financial statement analysis on assigned financial statement rollups verifying fiscal records and preparation of statistical reports and analysis.
  • Analytical review of complex account reconciliations.
  • Collaborate with all employees and key business partners to steward process improvement as it relates to treasury accounting.
  • Prepares complex reports, schedules and special studies requiring a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures for both internal and external financial reporting requirements and year-end audit. Analytical review of complex account reconciliations.
  • Interprets, applies and explains complex laws, codes, regulations or ordinances. Research and analyze data for accuracy, trends and variances to ensure appropriate accounting procedures have been followed for compliance with federal and state laws and regulations and University policy.
  • Routinely makes decisions regarding proper processing, booking and reporting of transactions. Reconciling account balances and external statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedure.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
  • Experience preparing financial and/or auditor statements, schedules and reports.
  • Experience interpreting, applying and explaining complex laws, codes, regulations or ordinances.
  • Knowledge of governmental accounting practices and principles.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Experience in effective data presentation using Excel and/or other spreadsheet computer applications.
  • Demonstrated experience in financial analysis.
Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent plus two years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with large scale reconciliation.
  • Experience in treasury and/or banking processes.
  • Experience collaborating with a diverse team of professionals.
  • Experience with a complex ERP environment.
  • Working knowledge of treasury operations.
Salary and Benefits:

Starting salary of $57,200/yr and is commensurate with experience. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at https://www.boisestate.edu/hrs/benefits/ .

  • Employee retirement contributions: 6.97% University contributions: 9.27%
  • Health Insurance Premiums https://www.boisestate.edu/hrs/benefits/medical-prescription-dental-and-vision/
  • Tuition Fee Waiver: for self, spouse, and dependents https://www.boisestate.edu/hrs/benefits/tuition-fee-waiver-benefit/
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation Leave
Required Application Materials:

Resume and Cover Letter.

 

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