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Position Information

Position Information

Position Title

Working Title

500100-Finance & Administration

Pay Rate



Position Number


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Special Instructions:

This is a full-time benefits-eligible position. Benefits include competitive salary; health, dental, vision, life insurance, AD & D, long-term disability; 3 weeks paid vacation per year; 3 weeks of accrued sick leave per year; 13 paid holidays; retirement; and generous education assistance for an employee, spouse and dependent children taking classes at UCM .

Completed UCM online application for employment required.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

A review will begin immediately and continue until filled.

NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status, and people with disabilities.

Working hours:

Monday-Friday 8:00 am -5:00 pm
Occasional nights and weekends

Bargaining Unit

Work Location
Warrensburg Campus

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Purpose

The position oversees the accounting functions of the University which includes:
· Accounting Services: Controller manages the Annual External Audit and Financial Reporting, Cash Reconciliations, Fixed Asset Accounting, Debt Service Accounting, General Ledger, Grant Accounting, Investment Accounting, NCAA Reporting, State of Missouri Financial Reporting ( CAFR ), Banner Approvals and Security, UBIT Reporting, Sales Tax, Surplus Property, Campus Cash Depository. IPEDS reporting. Accounts Payable which manages the Vendor master File Maintenance, ACH transactions, checks payments, Procurement/Travel Cards, 1099’s and TIN matching.
· Student Accounts: ControllerManages Student Accounts Receivable, Student Billing and Collections, Perkins Loan Accounting, Student Loans, 1098T Reporting and Financial Aid Support.
· Payroll: Payroll calculation and payment of semi-monthly payroll, preparation of State and Federal 941 deposits and filing of quarterly reconciliation, preparation, distribution and of filing of W-2’s, maintenance of employee W-4’s and payment of garnishments.

Education & Formal Training
Bachelor's degree (Specify field(s) of study below)

Other Education & Formal Training

-Bachelor’s degree in the following field(s) of study: Finance or Accounting required.

Computer Skills
Word-Processing, Spreadsheet, Presentation

  • Five years of progressive experience overseeing a financial accounting unit.
  • Three years of experience of guiding the annual financial audit and report in compliance with appropriate federal and state accounting policies and procedures. (i.e. GASB, AICPA )
  • CPA or Master’s degree preferred but not required.
  • Higher education experience preferred.
  • Experience implementing and maintaining an ERP system. Banner experience preferred.
  • Minimum of five years supervisory experience required.
Other Experience

Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position:
Criminal History check

Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements

Must complete SAMII Financial Agency security request form and must submit to Missouri State Highway Patrol criminal record check as a condition of employment. Credit Check Required.

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Budget-related skills, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Supervisory skills, including motivation, delegation of duties, evaluation, etc, Management and/or administration skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality

Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.

Specify sensory abilities:

Physical & Environmental Factors:

Other Physical & Environmental Factors

Lifting weight

Special Working Conditions:
Professional appearance, Work in stressful conditions

Other Special Working Conditions

Ability to deal with multiple deadlines.

Ability to Keyboard
No keyboarding test required.

Special Qualifications:

Other Special Qualifications

Must be willing to work long hours during month-end and fiscal year-end financial close.Limited time off during year-end (June-August

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you now or in the future require employer sponsorship to acquire or maintain U.S. work authorization?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * International students on an F1or J1 Visa are not eligible for this position due to Visa regulations. Are you a UCM student on an F1 or J1 Visa?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you understand that the university requires a background check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents


University of Central Missouri

The University of Central Missouri is an innovative school that offers a high-quality education while remaining one of the most affordable universities in the country.

The University of Central Missouri believes its responsibility is to enrich each student’s perspective through a cumulative experience that starts with academic rigor and integrates applied learning and servant-leadership opportunities. Our model of continuous learning allows each student to find and fulfill his or her own sense of purpose. By engaging students with multiple sources of learning and creating a dynamic environment that encourages individuals to find their passions and reach beyond themselves, UCM prepares students by giving them knowledge and experiences that broaden and deepen their education so they may flourish in a world of accelerated change.

The University of Central Missouri has two campus locations, a site office at Whiteman Air Force Base and an online presence. Both UCM campuses are centrally located in Missouri, which means you're close to just about everything.

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