Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging-–a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university’s mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.
The Director of Financial Reporting will serve in the Controller’s Office, a division of Finance and Administration. This position will provide technical direction in the preparation of financial reports and maintain the integrity of general ledger data to enable informed decision making by management and University stakeholders. This position must collaborate and partner with campus academic and administrative staff to continually improve accounting processes and reporting. This position acts independently to resolve any operational or management issues in the Financial Reporting Department. Issues and priorities are not well-defined requiring extensive interpretation of available facts and to arrive at the appropriate decisions. Work is primarily self-initiated and reviewed in terms of meeting goals and objectives. This position requires the ability to make sound decisions and recommendations quickly in a very complex environment.
Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field and experience in progressive financial reporting responsibility.
Management Preferences: Master’s Degree in Accounting or related field, or CPA or CFA license, and two years of progressive responsibility in a higher education environment.
Special Instructions to Applicants: This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.
UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.