Accounting Services performs the central accounting functions for the University
Ensure that financial data is appropriately gathered and recorded
- Responsible for chart of accounts, chart-field values and reporting integrity
- Responsible for monitoring, approving and posting financial transactions to appropriate accounting periods
- Reconciles general ledger and account balances
- Provides operational support to community of financial system users
Report financial data
- Prepares annual financial statement schedules and works with external auditors
- Prepares annual tax informational Form 990 and other tax returns
- Collaborates on financial accounting issues and projects with other units on accounting issues; consults with other areas on changes in processing, requirements and reporting
Recommend accounting policy for the University
- Serves as a policy and procedure resource for the university community; interprets University policy and procedure
- Applies industry and professional standards
- Ensures compliance with federal or state laws, and other regulations
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