Reporting to the Controller the Treasurer will be responsible for the treasury functions, debt functions, and financial reporting including assisting with the year end audit and financial statements, 990 tax returns, Plant and Restricted Funds reporting (includes College reserves), and other reports and special projects. This position will work collaboratively with the Controller, Assistant Controller – Financial Reporting and Budgets, the Director of Budget, Planning and Analysis, Assistant Controller-Financial Services, and various College departments.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
- CPA or MBA preferred
- Minimum of 5 plus years of progression and responsibility in the area of treasury operations, accounting, and financial reporting with a minimum of 5 plus years of solid accounting and financial reporting experience are required.
- Working knowledge of best practices of treasury and financial reporting.
- Robust knowledge of various treasury reporting including cashflow models, ratio reporting, cashflow projections, etc.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office and strong software knowledge using worksheets (Excel) is required. Highest level of comfort with technology (ie. Pivot tables, manipulating data, reporting, etc.)
- Skilled in creating a role that did not exist and implementing associated change.
- Proven ability to work independently on projects with limited supervision and think analytically/creatively.
- Demonstrated ability to be able to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate.
- High personal and professional integrity.
- Must be safety conscious, able to work with a diverse group of individuals.
We offer exceptional benefits including, but not limited to the following:
- Generous Vacation, Sick and Personal Time
- Winter Recess Break in Addition to Paid Holidays
- Healthcare, Dental, and Vision Insurance (Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts)
- Free On-Campus Fitness Facility Access and Discounts for On-Campus Wellness Programs
- Employee Scholarships toward Certifications, Seminars, Training and Professional Development
- Pre and Post Tax Contributions to the 403(b) Retirement Plan
- Salary Continuation Program in the event of Disability
- Tuition Assistance Program for Employee, Spouse and/or Dependents
Note: All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, and criminal history background check.
Officially chartered in 1795, Union College is the fifth oldest liberal arts college in the country. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is a highly selective residential and undergraduate college, home to 2,200 students and 220 faculty, and offering 44 majors. Union was the first liberal arts college to rethink the traditional liberal arts education and adopt an engineering curriculum. That pioneering approach continues today with an education that encourages students to work beyond the limits of disciplinary boundaries, allowing them to think globally and lead innovatively in a world where problem solving requires breadth across humanities, arts, social sciences, science, and engineering.
Diversity at Union College
Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.
Union College will not discriminate in the recruitment or selection of faculty and employees, or in any other area of employment, on the basis of age, sex, race, national origin, religion, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. In this regard, opportunities for advancement will be made available without bias. The College is also subject to state and federal laws, supports efforts to attract and retain fully qualified women and other minority group members for faculty and other positions. Union College will comply with the letter and intent of all State and Federal laws and applicable orders pursuant to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.