Financial Analyst

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University

IT, Accounting & Finance
Posted on Sunday, July 23, 2023

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Posting Details

Position Information
Working Title Financial Analyst
Position Number 600660
Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time
Tenure Track No
FTE 1 = 40 hours/week, 12 months
If time limited, duration date
Position Overview
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
Disbursements, inclusive of Accounts Payable and Travel, is a part of the Comptroller’s Unit (CU) which is an accounting organization that performs detailed analysis and compiles the financial statements for internal and external reporting purposes. Specifically, the Disbursements department ensures that all vendor invoices are paid in an accurate, efficient, and timely manner in accordance to state, federal, and university guidelines, policies & procedures and all travel needs of the University’s faculty, staff, and students are in a proficient, effective, and time sensitive manner.
Primary Purpose of Position
The Director of Disbursements is responsible for leading the accounts payable and travel processes. The position is responsible for the management of the day to day activities of the accounts payable and travel operations including, managing staff, establishing, delivering and monitoring departmental performance and ensuring accuracy of all transactions. The position will also provide direction; implementing best practices, setting operational policies, maintaining a system of strong internal controls and compliance and support internal control and financial reporting audit requirements. The position requires an individual to be detailed oriented, with sense of urgency while being able to multi-task and work in a fast paced and changing environment.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The successful candidate must possess a working knowledge of Banner Finance or an equivalent system; knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Microsoft Word and Excel) Applications; knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles as it relates to GASB; ability to deliver presentations suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience; ability to work independently with little or no supervision; to take initiative to see projects and assignments through to completion; to learn, interpret and analyze information to make necessary decisions; to exercise judgment and discretion in problem solving; to plan, prioritize and organize workflow; ability to work flexible schedules; excellent analytical and organizational skills along with written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills to interact effectively and diplomatically with a wide range of individuals in a high pressure environment.
Minimum Education/Experience
Bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years of experience.
Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation
Equal Opportunity Employer
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number EPA02785P
Open Date 03/08/2023
Date desired for closing or initial review 03/17/2023
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Position Available 04/10/2023
Special Instructions to Applicants
COVID Compliance
Effective March 7, 2022, Please refer to the NCCU COVID 19 webpage:

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
  4. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. DD-214 (for Veterans Only)

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Explain your working knowledge of Banner Finance or an equivalent system.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Explain your working knowledge of financial planning and budget management.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Explain your working knowledge of accounting and budgeting principles and practices.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. Please provide your definition of exceptional customer service.

    (Open Ended Question)