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UCR Senior Foundation Accountant

University of California, Riverside University Advancement
Riverside, California (US)
The expected pay scale for this position is $64,300 - $85,000 annually.
Date posted
Apr 16, 2024

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Position Information

Under minimal supervision from the Executive Director, Gift Accounting, Reporting, and Investment Management, the incumbent has the responsibilities for the majority of the financial and administrative activities of the UC Riverside Foundation, and provides input and advice to management regarding various gift transactions and procedures related to the management of gift and endowment funds. Coordinates Foundation and Regents Endowment fund financial reporting related to the UC Riverside Campus, and provides general analytical support to the Administrative Services unit of University Advancement. The incumbent also supervises the General Accountant 2.

The full salary range for the UCR Senior Foundation Accountant is $64,300 - $114,300 annually. The expected pay scale for this position is $64,300 - $85,000 annually. We base salary offers on a variety of considerations, such as education, licensure and certifications, experience, and other business and organizational needs.

Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.


  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience.
  • Experience in accounting for non-profit organizations, higher education, and/or governmental units, including fund accounting and preparation of financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and government accounting standards.
  • Experience in developing and implementing financial and information reporting models, including client needs analysis, development of accounting systems that are responsive to those needs, and coordination of diverse data sources and software programs.


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) (Preferred)

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with relational databases.
  • Experience with UC Riverside financial systems and UC policy and procedures.

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