The Manager of Accounts Payable and Receivables is responsible for the operations, activities and customer service of the Finance Services Office in the areas of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivables serving our vendors, students, faculty, staff, and Otis community. This position reports directly to the Associate Vice President for Finance/Controller and supervises Accounting Assistants.
Qualifications: • Experience with accounting methods and procedures related to specialized accounts such as those involving cash receipts and accounts payable, including tax filing. • Thorough knowledge of banking practices and procedures. • Knowledge of electronic cash receipt and disbursement processing, including recording transactions into the GL and reconciliation. • Experience with integrated financial software packages with preference for Banner, a Ellucian ERP. • Proficient in the interpretation and translation of regulatory requirements into proposed new/revised policy and procedures. • Demonstrated problem solving, decision-making and analytical skills. • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel. • Ability to supervise, coach, lead and develop the operations and activities of assigned operational area and staff. • Exhibits a strong customer service orientation for all levels of College constituencies and members of the public. • Ability to take appropriate steps to promote and sustain effective working relationships within a diverse multicultural environment. • Understanding of departmental goals and how they fit with college-wide goals. • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance or related field required. • 5+ years management operations of a business office function (preferably in a higher education, or non-profit environment), including accounts payable, cashiering and banking and supervision of others.
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The mission of Otis College of Art and Design is to educate a diverse community of students to become highly skilled, well-informed, and responsible professionals—empowering them to shape the world.At Otis College, we don't sit by and watch. We look at the world and look again. We get inspiration from everywhere. We need to make—and try everything. We work hard and work is our play. We experiment, we fail, and we grow. We use all the tools.The city is our soul—Los Angeles—where dreams meet discipline. We don't just welcome, support, and include. Diversity defines us.