February 26, 2019
Education and Nonprofit
Palo Alto, CA
Stanford University is one of a select group of American universities that have achieved eminence in both undergraduate and graduate education and in a broad range of academic disciplines. The University is internationally recognized for the quality of its teaching and research, its distinguished faculty and its outstanding student body. Our mission is to educate future leaders and promote interdisciplinary, world-class research and teaching. This passion makes Stanford an intensely creative, rewarding, and challenging place to work.
Within the Financial Management Services (FMS) organization, the Financial Analysis and Information Reporting team (“FAIR”) is part of the Controller’s Office (CO) and is responsible for financial reporting, the coordination of our external audit, financial analysis, and a variety of general accounting activities. FMS’s goal is to lead, drive and model best practices in financial management for the campus community, while maintaining proper controls and compliance with internal and external policies. FMS brings together the Controller’s Office, Procurement, Office of the Treasurer, Global Business Services and Financial Management Consulting and Support. This position reports jointly to Director of Financial Reporting within FAIR, the Director of Capital Accounting within the CO, and the Director of Property Management with the Property Management Office (part of the broader Business Affairs organization that comprises FMS and other units). Administratively, this position will reports to the Director of Financial Reporting.
Perform complex accounting functions including designing and performing ad hoc analyses, maintaining complex accounting systems, analyzing large data sets, and reconciling complex accounts. Specifically in this role, the Associate Manager/Lease Accounting will serve as:
Perform complex and detailed reconciliations, closure processes, research and critical analyses. Identify, prioritize, and resolve complex financial issues which may span multiple areas; identify underlying issues; recognize exceptions; recommend solutions.
OPM is a new platform and some systems and operational areas will need to be improved.
New policies may come out of the OPM implementation and require existing policies to be revised or expanded. OPM will be a new “accounting system” to record entries for leases.
*Other duties may also be assigned
**This is a 20 month fixed term position**
Education & experience:
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Our new Stanford Redwood City campus, scheduled to open in Spring 2019, brings together 2,700 staff 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 childcare center for Stanford families.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.