Job ID: 49709
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Location: Tallahassee, FL
FSU Foundation Accounting
Equal Employment Opportunity
An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled
& Veteran Employer.
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Assists with administering, accounting, & reporting all
investments in the long & short-term
portfolios; maintaining complex processes to account for the
investments, distribute to participants, calculate performance
& provide financial statements information &
footnotes; monitoring compliance to adopted policies;
performing rigorous ongoing due diligence processes on investment
managers to achieve an unqualified opinion in the annual audit.
Performs administration, accounting, and reporting all
irrevocable planned giving investment vehicles, including those
invested by the Foundations trust administrator and those invested
with outside trustees; maintain complex processes to account for
all irrevocable planned gifts and its applicable investments,
calculate performance and prepare financial statement information;
assist with monitoring compliance to adopted policies.
Assist with monitoring and resolving issues with specialized
providers; assist with reviewing investment manager contracts
and other legal documents in order to establish new investment
relationships; collaborate with custodian to fund new managers
and set up new accounts with the custodian bank; staff
Foundation Investment Committee meetings and transcribe the meeting
minutes; work with consultant to provide information to the
Foundation’s Investment Committee and to execute Investment
Assist with monitoring daily cash flow (receipts &
disbursements) within the Foundation’s bank accounts to meet the
cash liquidity needs of the Foundation and decide on whether to
liquate from or contribute to our short-term investments depending
on banks daily cash position. Execute wire transfers to
short-term pool managers and other vendors as needed.
Assist with developing annual revenue budget projections for
funding the Foundation Operations; assist with revenue
modeling and projecting to recommend alternative funding sources
under various assumptions and scenarios; assist with
supporting and providing requested information and reports to
members of Foundation Investment Committee, auditors, professional
organizations, donors, University departmental representatives,
Foundation staff, and specialized service providers; complete
annual Cambridge and NACUBO surveys; complete annual CGA
registration with the State of Florida.
Train investment intern on valuation of gifts of marketable
securities. Oversee the calculation of the gift value of all
donated marketable securities by the investment intern. After
receiving the proceeds from the sale of marketable securities,
oversee the calculation of the realized gain/loss on sale of
marketable securities and notification of appropriate Foundation
departments and provide information for them to accurately record
the donors gift and proceeds received from the gift. Train
investment intern on creating daily SBA journal entries, annual
audit progressions, and NACUBO reports.
Bachelor's degree and four years of experience or a high school
diploma or equivalent and eight years of experience. (Note: or a
combination of post high school education and experience equal to
Ability to adhere to ethical business practices and promote
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working
Ability to meet project deadlines.
Ability to prioritize and organize work assignments.
Ability to compile, review and reconcile data for accuracy,
completeness, and compliance.
Ability to understand and follow written and oral
Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply related federal,
state, and local laws, ordinances, rules and regulations.
Knowledge of and the ability to interpret and apply related
University policies, procedures, principles and practices.
Knowledge of electronic data processing as it applies to fiscal
and accounting activities.
Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Experience in a governmental or non-profit business
Experience interpreting and applying related federal, state and
local laws, ordinances, rules and regulations.
Experience with accounting for investments.
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sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while
embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the
traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in
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If not otherwise specified, schedule is M-F, 8-5.
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This position requires successful completion of a criminal
history background check. The background check will be conducted as
authorized and in accordance with University Policy
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If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as
advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a
current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants
are required to complete the online application with all applicable
information. Applications must include all work history up to ten
years, and education details even if attaching a resume.
Open until filled
This position is being advertised as open until filled.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received and will
continue until position is filled.
Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family
members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and
priority, and certain service members may be eligible to receive
waivers for post-secondary educational requirements, in employment
by the state and its political subdivisions and are encouraged to
apply for the positions being filled. Veterans' Preference applies
to University Support Personnel System (USPS) positions only.
IMPORTANT: To claim Veterans' Preference, select “yes” to the
question on the application questionnaire and upload a DD-214 (or
equivalent), the Veterans' Preference Certification form, and other
documentation if applicable with your online application before
midnight of the position closing date.
Click the links for eligibility
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