Foundation Accounting and Scholarship Officer
Missouri Western State University
|Position Title||Foundation Accounting and Scholarship Officer|
Reporting to the Foundation’s Assistant Director and Financial Officer, the Foundation Accounting & Scholarship Officer intakes, researches, reviews, processes, and reconciles financial and accounts payable transactions for the Foundation. The position will be responsible for daily transactions related to scholarships, batch processing, ledger, accounts payable, and reporting. This position will assist with the preparation, processing and documentation for audits, taxes, financial reports, reconciliations and ad hoc projects. As assigned, this position will research, prepare, draft, secure approvals for, and/or file accounting, tax, or compliance documents. As assigned, the Officer may occasionally partner with the Foundation’s information technology staff to conduct data hygiene initiatives.
The Foundation Accounting Officer is responsible for all elements of the private scholarship stewardship process, monitoring all awards made, tracking results, communicating with donors, and coordinating stewardship efforts with donors. The Officer is also responsible for maintaining comprehensive records of all scholarship accounts and awardees and coordinates with University Financial Aid to ensure the maximum number of eligible awards are made each year. The Officer will interact with donors and will help assess and route information requests regarding pledges, gifts, and accounts.
This is a full-time, on-site position, which requires formal training and/or professional experience in accounting. The Officer serves in place of the Assistant Director if the latter is unavailable, reporting to the Foundation Board, donors, and, as needed, University officials.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Light Work; exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Exertion of forces consistent with sedentary work.
May require some nights, weekends, or early hours
May require some travel
|Hours of Work||
Monday – Friday
8:00am – 4:30pm