Illini Union, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Location: Urbana, Illinois
Type: Full Time
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 1012865
Applications are now being accepted for the Manager for Business Affairs - Illini Union position for Illini Union at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
As the community center of the University, the Illini Union draws together all members of the University with approximately 16,000 visits of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and guests on a daily basis. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds who can help create and foster communities that strive toward this vision. This includes supporting the academic mission of the University by developing environments conducive to student learning and academic success, respecting, appreciating, and advocating for the diversity of our student population, and supporting the holistic development of all our students.
Job Summary The Manager, Business Affairs is responsible for coordination and management of the accounting functions for the Illini Union, and assisting the Illini Union Assistant Director, Business Affairs in the execution of related activities. Supervises two Account Techs and one Accountant. Position requires knowledge of accounting principles, practices and terminology.
Duties & Responsibilities
Analyzes and prepares monthly financial statements? prepares special accounting reports and financial statements as requested. Manages payables and receivables? monitors cash flow. Analyzes and prepares special reports on spending patterns of department and sub-units of Illini Union as required.
Works with Assistant Director, Business Affairs to help establish budget and operating guidelines for Illini Union. Assists same with financial planning issues, monitoring financial operations, and alerting of potential problems.
Develops and uses complex databases necessary for financial planning. Develops and implements automated solutions for existing and future business procedures.
Develops and implements data integration between financial systems? manages these integration points.
Develops and enhances business policies and procedures for all units within the Illini Union.
Participates in periodic audit activities? coordinates efforts of university internal and external auditing staff.
Attends meetings and answers inquiries regarding IU accounting and financial operations.
Acts as financial liaison with other departments within the Illini Union. Provides shared financial services to other units on campus (Parking, Conference Svcs, etc.).
Supervises and/or trains accountants, account technicians, and other departmental employees.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree with a major in Accountancy or a related field AND two (2) years of professional level accounting experience. OR Possession of current registration as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant, or a valid license to practice Public Accounting (LPA). OR Master's degree in Accountancy or a related field.
One (1) year of supervisory experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of and ability to apply GAAP.
Ability to exercise independent judgement.
Effective written and oral communication skills.
Ability to solve complex accounting problems.
Excellent computer skills required including extensive knowledge of Excel, a variety of General Ledger systems and SQL databases.
Ability to recognize problems and develop solutions and implement policies.
A strong track record of leadership and supervisory management skills.
Appointment Information This is a 100% full-time Civil Service 5000 - Accounting Associate position, appointed on a 12-month basis. The expected start date is as soon as possible after 11/29/2022. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Application Procedures & Deadline Information Applications must be received by 6:00 pm (CST) on March 24, 2023. Apply for this position using the Apply Now button at the top or bottom of this posting. In order to be considered as a transfer candidate, you must apply for this position. Applications not submitted through https://jobs.illinois.edu will not be considered. For further information about this specific position, please contact Illini Union Shared HR & Admin Services at 217-333-3660 or email@example.com. For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.
The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.
Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal, or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Illini Union, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Illini Union is the student union for the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Since 1941, it has been the campus's home for student organizations, meetings, student programs and activities, and more.
Today, the Illini Union houses study spaces, restaurant and retail options, a rec room, a hotel, and campus organizations that promote student success--such as the Parent and Family Programs office, the Student Org Complex, and the McKinley Health Resource Center, to name a few.