Director of Accounting

University of La Verne
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 21, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance
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Full Time

University of La Verne

Director of Accounting

Job Description Summary:
Direct the Accounting function of the University.

Specific Duties:
Management of accounting function in the general ledger, and related sub-ledgers. Financial statement preparation and analysis for including but not limited to the Board of Trustees, Senior Management, Creditors, and Rating Agencies. Preparation of annual audit work papers. Management of the annual audit and work with outside auditors. Work with University tax accountants to prepare the University’s annual 990 and 590 tax reports. Assist in the financial internal control development, implementation, and assessment. Work with accounting operational units with Federal and State legislative compliance. Manage direct reports of staff accountants. Assist with training of University community members in internal controls and Federal/State legislative compliance. Complete various annual financial reports and surveys. Additional tasks as assigned by the Associate Vice President of Finance.

The University of La Verne is a private not-for-profit university founded in 1891 located in La Verne, California. The core values that we live by are Ethical Reasoning, Diversity and Inclusivity, Lifelong Learning and Community and Civic Engagement. If you’re passionate about these values, join us at the University of La Verne!

Minimum Qualifications:
Applicant must have received a Bachelor’s degree in an Accounting related field with at least 5 years of experience in non-profit accounting, 3 years of computer experience (i.e. Microsoft office, spreadsheets, etc.), and 4 years of supervisory experience. Applicant must have a strong understanding of all aspects of Non-profit Accounting through Financial Statement preparation, as well as experience in preparation of data for the Federal form 990.

Preferred Qualifications:
It is desirable that the applicant have Higher Education experience.

Location: La Verne Central Campus

Special Instructions:
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

Institutional Profile
Located in Southern California, the University of La Verne offers a distinctive and relevant educational experience to a diverse population of students, preparing them for successful careers and a commitment to lifelong learning across the liberal arts and professional programs. The academic units of the not-for-profit university include the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Public Management, the LaFetra College of Education, and the College of Law. The university offers both undergraduate and graduate programs, including degree programs tailored for working adults. The university's central campus is located 30 miles east of Los Angeles in the historic Old Town section of La Verne, a city with a population of approximately 35,000 at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. The university also has eight regional campuses throughout California and the College of Law campus in Ontario, California. The university is classified as a Carnegie Doctoral Institution with moderate research activity. Core values are reflected throughout all curricular and co-curricular programs, its emphasis on close professor-student interaction, personal support of its students, and its diversity.

The University of La Verne prides itself in being reflective of the diversity of Southern California. Approximately 80 percent of its nearly 8,500 students come from diverse backgrounds and the U.S. Department of Education has designated the university as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). With 80,000 alumni, the university fulfills a critical community function in educating students from underserved populations, many of whom are the first generation in their family to attend college.

The University of La Verne is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employment or employees on any basis prohibited by state and federal law. University of La Verne hires and promotes individuals based on their qualifications and is consistent with applicable state and federal laws, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, disability, medical condition a or sexual orientation


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