Treasury and A/P Supervisor (Accountant 4)
Company: University of California - Merced
Posted on: August 10, 2019
Treasury and A/P Supervisor (Accountant 4)
Business and Financial Services
Applicant review and screening will begin on or around 7/29/2019
and may continue through selection.
$75,000 - $84,000
DCC - Downtown Campus Center
Background check and fingerprinting may be required
The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the
University of California system's 10 campuses and the first
American research university built in the 21st century. With nearly
8,000 undergraduate and graduate students, UC Merced offers an
environment that combines a commitment to diversity, inclusion,
collaboration and professional development. With bachelor's,
master's and doctoral degree programs, strong research and academic
partnerships, and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is
continually evolving and requires talented, knowledgeable and
dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.
Ranked among the best public universities in the nation by U.S.
News and World Report, UC Merced is uniquely equipped to provide
educational opportunities highly qualified students from the San
Joaquin Valley and throughout California. The campus enjoys a
special connection with nearby Yosemite National Park, is on the
cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design, and
supports the economic development of Merced and the region.
In Fall 2016, UC Merced broke ground on a $1.3 billion
public-private partnership that is unprecedented in higher
education. The Merced 2020 Project will nearly double the physical
capacity of the campus by 2020, enhancing academic distinction,
student success and research excellence. In 2018, UC Merced opened
the Downtown Campus Center, a $33 million, three-story
administrative building located in the heart of Merced.
ABOUT THE JOB
Uses advanced accounting concepts and organizational objectives to
resolve highly complex issues. Regularly works on highly complex
accounting assignments that are of diverse scope requiring analysis
of identifiable factors, using multiple accounting and financial
sources. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and
techniques for obtaining solutions, completing analysis and
developing recommendations. Normally receives little instruction on
day-to-day work, with general instructions provided on new or
unique accounting assignments. Interacts with senior internal and
external personnel on matters of some significance to the
accounting organization. General supervision of employee(s).
1. Staff Supervision - Assists in selecting, developing, and
evaluating personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the
function. Assists in the supervision of Accounts Payable
employee(s) and/or skilled, nonexempt employees. Leads staff in
completing assignments using established guidelines, procedures and
standards. Provides annual performance reviews of direct reports.
Assists in evaluating the workload of staff and re-balance as
appropriate. Provides guidance, encourage training opportunities
and cross-training of positions. Assist staff with new accounting
pronouncements, reporting requirements, and UC accounting policies
2. Treasury & Disbursements - Completes daily cash reconciliation
and prepare all journal entries for rejected and returned items
from the bank. Prepares deposits for outside checks received and
sent to cashiering for processing. Track and prepare monthly bank
reconciliations for all bank accounts for review. Perform monthly
or quarterly cost analysis of banking fees charged by Wells Fargo,
Bank of New York Mellon and Bank of America accounts. Reviews and
Approves domestic and foreign wire payments, and fully transition
ACH, foreign wire payment process to include OFAC checks, etc.
Performs stale-dated check review monthly or quarterly depending
upon volume, research outstanding checks and coordinate with
Accounts Payable to resolve. Review petty cash reimbursements and
change fund increases as requested. Transition Positive Pay
function once it is determined what this process entails.
Processes petty cash reimbursements and change fund increases as
requested. Transitions Positive
Pay function once it is determined what this process entails.
Performs a review of the various Credit Card Programs and Declining
Balance Card Programs, reconciles activity to the bank accounts,
and processes monthly journal entries to charge the departments for
Acts as backup to ensure that the campus is in compliance with the
payment card industry (PCI) standards. Ensures that all campus
vendors PCI scans are completed timely and they are in compliance
required PCI standards. Coordinates credit card compliance with the
outside vendor, UCOP, and IT.
3. Auditing - Leads the management of the campus card programs,
including the Athletic travel card program and the Travel and
Entertainment card program. Administers the audit program to
randomly test travel expenditures for fraud, noncompliance with
policy. Establishes metrics for quantity and transaction amount of
fraudulent transactions, Merchant Category Code (MCC) Code abuse,
past due T&E cards, charge offs, number of T&E cards issued
monthly, quarterly, etc. Conduct the audit of the Athletic Travel
Card Program s monthly expenditures for compliance with policy and
complete necessary journal entries to post expenditures. Has a
working knowledge of travel and entertainment policies to assist
with audit findings and the development of appropriate
Maintains daily cash balance/reconciliation reports. Maintains
petty cash and change fund custodian account number assignments.
Tracks completion of monthly petty cash fund reconciliations.
Submits petty cash fund replenishment request after reviewed for
reimbursement. Submits request for establishment of new petty cash
or change funds after appropriate review and signatures for set
4. Financial Operations - Leads the development, implementation
and/or maintenance of one or more accounting systems in accordance
with organization accounting policies and procedures. Prepares or
review expenditures, financial journals and transfer of funds.
Reviews general ledger and supporting ledger reconciliations.
Reviews revenues, expenses and fund balances in assigned fund group
and work with department personnel to resolve issues related to
compliance or fund balance such as overdraft or surplus through the
Maintains current knowledge of fund accounting and legal
pronouncements to provide best possible services to the campus
community. Gathers and analyzes financial data in response to
administrative inquiries. Prepares reports for management using the
Query Data Base. Works with departmental personnel to analyze and
interpret accounting data, general ledger activity, balances and
5. Campus Support & Admin - Acts as advisor to unit or sub-units
and may become actively involved, as required, to meet schedules
and resolve problems.
6. Campus Training - Participates in the development and monitoring
of policies and procedures for department or department operations.
Works with the Treasury & Disbursements Director to develop and
oversee delivery of Campus training in financial applications and
- Bachelor s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business or related
area and five years of progressively responsible related experience
in accounting or 9 years equivalent experience / training-
- Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related
discipline plus seven years of directly transferable experience in
Accounting, Finance, or Business- Preferred
- Licenses Certified Public
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