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Director of Financial Reporting

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755
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Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.

Position Information

Position Title
Director of Financial Reporting

Controller's Office

Position Number

Position Purpose

Plays a leadership role in the design, development and oversight of critical procedures and systems related to the accounting and reporting of Dartmouth's financial transactions. Directs all aspects of Financial Reporting department to ensure the accuracy of external financial reports and tax returns. Provides guidance to fiscal officers and other financial managers throughout the institution on financial accounting and reporting matters. Works closely with the Information Technology & Consulting department on initiatives related to Oracle Financials modules.

Plays a leadership role on the Controller's Office management team. Identifies and leads change management and process improvement tasks for accounting and reporting related functions around the institution. Develops and maintains strong relationships with external auditors and other service providers.

SEIU Level
Not an SEIU Position


Employment Category
Regular Full Time

Department Contact for Cover Letter
Dianne Ingalls, Associate Controller

Special Instructions to Applicants

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Key Accountabilities

Leadership and Management -60%
With minimal supervision, leads the day to day activities and long-term planning of the Dartmouth's financial reporting team.
Directs the development, implementation, and evaluation of policies and priorities in this area. Evaluates work processes to streamline and gain efficiencies. Overseas workflow and reports on progress and achievement of goals.
Manages, hires, evaluates and provides support and training to five exempt staff as needed.
Oversees annual expense budget for this operational area.
Oversees the performance of in-depth analysis of accounts at year-end to determine the accuracy of the financial information. Directs the preparation of Dartmouth's and its related entities annual financial statements, including footnotes. Reviews and approves various year-end workpapers which support the financial statements. Oversees responses to external auditor inquiries.
Provides support to Senior Tax Analyst to ensure timely completion of all tax filings for Dartmouth College and its related entities. Responsible for reviewing returns to ensure accuracy. Actively participates in analyzing effect of major new tax reporting changes and communicating issues to those affected, including Senior Management.
Prepares and/or reviews other financial information and reports, both for internal and external use. Compiles financial information for special projects, which could include financial forecasts, trend analysis, historical data compilation, ratio comparisons, etc. Oversees the reporting for capital projects.
Analyzes new FASB reporting requirements, informs senior management of implications and potential impact, develops programs and procedures to respond to changing external environment, and works with others across campus to implement plans that are appropriate for Dartmouth.
Plays a leadership role in developing and managing Dartmouth's financial reporting policies and processes. Provides input on other related policy matters and initiatives within the Finance and Administration division and for departments across campus.
Responsible for ensuring the integrity of Oracle General Ledger is maintained, including working with the Director of Institutional Accounting and Controller to evaluate need for changes to certain rules, security settings and access.

Systems -25%
Oversees the maintenance of the chart of accounts and security access to the Oracle Financials modules and related financial systems.
Provides operational oversight and guidance in the development and maintenance of the Oracle Financials modules.

Training/Outreach/Collaboration - 15%
Assures a high level of service to Fiscal Officers and financial managers across campus. Researches and resolves issues related to implementation of Dartmouth's accounting and reporting policies and procedures.
Oversees development of training materials for financial topics, reporting tools and related system functionality and business processes.
Collaborates with the Director of Institutional Accounting, Controller, ITC partners and other senior finance staff on accounting and reporting policies and processes.
Collaborates with the Assistant VP of Finance and Treasury Management on matters relating to post-issuance compliance.

-- Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others. -- Performs other duties as assigned.



Posted: 2020-05-16 Expires: 2020-06-16

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