Lewis-Clark State College
  • 13-Sep-2022 to Until Filled (MST)
  • College Advancement
  • 48000-58000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

93 percent employer paid medical, vision, and dental insurance for employees and dependents; Generous tuition discount which includes $5 per credit for employees and spouses, as well as 50 percent off of tuition for dependent children up to age 26; 12 days sick leave and up to 4 weeks vacation leave per year; 12 paid holidays; 8 weeks paid parental leave; A generously matched retirement; A free onsite fitness facility with a strong wellness program that allows LC State employees to live healthy, balanced lives; and more. Join the LC State community today!

LC State invites applications for the position of Budget and Financial Specialist

Salary and rank based on experience and qualifications: $48,000 - $58,000 DOE

Degree Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, bookkeeping, or related field from a regionally accredited college or university

Required Qualifications:

  • Financial/accounting experience in an office setting.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Experience preparing financial statements.
  • Experience with external audits.


Summary/Objective of Position
The Budget and Financial Specialist position is responsible for general accounting, managing budgets, processing financial transactions, financial reporting, and preparation and presentation of financial statements. The position has responsibilities for both the Lewis-Clark State College Foundation and the Warrior Athletic Association. The position reports to the Director of College Advancement/Executive Director of the LCSC Foundation with dotted lines to both the Athletic Director and the Controller.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Training will be provided for essential functions.

College Advancement (Foundation)
1. Input financial transactions and prepare journal entries.
2. Financial statement preparation, presentation, and analysis.
3. Calculate gift annuity present values, endowment distributions, and monthly market gains and losses.
4. Assist in preparation of applicable tax forms.
5. Advise Executive Director on Foundation budget related decisions.
6. Assist with the development and management of the Foundation budget.

College Advancement
1. Responsibility for general accounting, including assisting with preparation of internal financial statements, Controller's Office budget process and budget to actual analysis, assist with account reconciliation review, and journal entry preparation.
2. Assist with review of payroll deduction worksheet.
3. Work with external and internal auditors including participating in preparation of annual external audit.
4. Assist in the formulation and review of internal controls, policy guidelines, and internal forms.

Warrior Athletic Association
1. Prepare monthly and year end WAA reports and financial statements.
2. Present financials at monthly WAA meetings.
3. Reconcile WAA event budgets.
4. Prepare year end reports for college, state and all other financial reports for the State of Idaho.
5. Provide monthly donations reports to coaches and athletic director.

Application Procedure: Please upload all of the following documents, or your application may not be considered for review:

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact Information or Letters for three (3) Professional References
  • Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts requested upon hire)

This position is open until filled; however, applications received on or before September 26, 2022 will receive first consideration. Posting will remain open until until a suitable pool of candidates is identified.

This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check and may also be subject to an education verification. LC State is an EEO/AA/VETS employer.


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