October 29, 2018
Education and Nonprofit
Palo Alto, CA
Another Source’s client, Stanford University, is recruiting an Accountant to join the Controller’s office, supporting the University’s student financials function. Here’s a little about Stanford University and the position they are recruiting for:
Impact a Legacy Consider all the lives saved over the many years as a result of Stanford’s innovation in the medical field. Imagine a world without the internet and social platforms. Did you know Stanford pioneered the procedure for organ transplants and also created the first website in the United States? All of these advances and more, are a direct result of Stanford University’s prominent faculty, researchers and alumni, who have revolutionized the way we live and enriched the world. Supporting this mission is Stanford’s dedicated 16,000 staff, who come from diverse educational and career backgrounds. We are a collaborative environment that thrives on innovation and continuous improvement. At Stanford, we seek talent committed to excellence, driven to impact the future of our legacy, and improve lives on a global sphere. In a highly complex and constantly changing backdrop, the University Controller’s Office is responsible for creating an environment which promotes innovative and sound business policies and practices that balance controls, compliance and customer service. The organization consists of approximately 95 professionals, responsible for a broad range of financial activities, including Capital Accounting, Financial Accounting and Reporting, Fund Accounting, Investment Accounting, Payroll, Student Accounting and Tax Compliance.
The Accountant will have responsibility for a range of accounting and analytical activities in support of the University’s student financials function. As part of the Controller’s Office team, you will be integral to our mission of leading and managing the financial activities of the University. Within our culture of collaboration, you will be encouraged to refine and streamline processes, shaping the direction of this position and enhancing your opportunities for skill development.
Your responsibilities will include*:
To be successful in this position, you will bring:
In addition, preferred requirements include:
Why Stanford is for you:
We provide market competitive salaries, excellent health care and retirement plans, and a generous vacation policy, including additional time off during our winter closure. Our unique perks align with what matters to you:
We pride ourselves in being a culture that encourages and empowers you. Our new Stanford Redwood City campus, scheduled to open in 2019, will be the workplace for approximately 2,700 staff whose jobs are important to supporting the university’s mission. The campus brings departments together in a collaborative environment that reflects Stanford’s culture and mission. The campus will offer amenities such as onsite cafes and a dining pavilion, a high-end fitness facility with an outdoor pool, and a child care center for Stanford families.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis, to maximize the recruiting process.
Two plus years of experience