Director of Columbian College Budget and Accounting

The George Washington University in District of Columbia

Date Posted February 14, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees (faculty and staff). The George Washington University is a community dedicated to learning, communication, respect, service and teamwork. As one of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia, the university seeks employees who support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the university.


Reporting to the Managing Director of Finance and Administration, this position would provide the overall management and oversight for all accounting, budget, internal control, compliance, post award grant management and financial reporting for Columbian Colleges 42 academic departments and 30 institutes and centers.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors degree, or higher, in an appropriate area of specialization plus 7 years of relevant professional experience. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.


Desired Qualifications:

Managing budgets within a higher education environment preferred, as well as advanced financial reporting skills to include report design within a data-warehouse environment. Preference will also be given to candidates that have experience identifying and creating internal control systems.


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GW is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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