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Manager of Finance Office Operations

Apply now Job no: 493100
Work type: Exempt Staff
Location: Gambier, OH

Kenyon College invites applications for the position of Manager of Finance Office Operations. The Manager of Finance Office Operations is responsible for the coordination of the day-to-day activities of the Vice President for Finance, the Controller and the Finance/Accounting Office in general.

Essential Functions

  • Manage the Home Mortgage Guaranty Program for Exempt Employees.
  • Manage Kenyon Real Estate Tax & Real Property Exemption Applications.
  • Manage Kenyon’s Department of the Treasury BSA E-filing (Foreign Bank Accounts).
  • Manage the Great Lakes College Association Tuition Remission Program.
  • Manage College Visa and rental car company credit cards.
  • Manage the State Tax Return Filings.
  • Serve as Eaton Center Building Manager.
  • Assist with issuance and annual disclosure documents for College’s debt.
  • Supervise the Finance Office Administrative Assistant and apportion the following duties between the two positions as the need arises during the course of the year.
  • Assist Vice President and Controller prepare for Board of Trustee Meetings.
  • Assist Vice President and Controller with travel arrangements when needed.
  • Assist the Director of Business Services with managing College owned housing.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Success Factors

  • Exercise excellent judgment and sensitivity in the handling of confidential information.
  • Is adept and diplomatic in dealing with both internal and external constituents.
  • Possess strong organizational skills.
  • Is flexible, self-motivated and has a strong sense of initiative.
  • Pay strict attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Effective in supervising other employees and understanding the shifting needs of the work day during the course of the year.

Working Conditions

  • Work is generally performed in an office environment.
  • Ability to lift boxes or items up to 30 pounds or less is needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma with Associate's or Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • 5 to 10 years of relevant office experience. 
  • Strong skills in oral and written communication.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Google Suite.

Kenyon College is a nationally prominent, private liberal arts college where academic excellence goes hand in hand with a strong sense of community and close relationships among students and professors.

Compensation and Benefits

Salaries at Kenyon are competitive and commensurate with experience. In addition to an attractive salary, Kenyon offers benefits for employees and their family members. Children of employees are eligible for 100% tuition waivers at Kenyon, and through the Great Lakes Colleges Association, children of employees are eligible for 90% tuition waivers at eighteen other of the nation's finest liberal arts colleges.

We also offer health, dental and vision insurance, TIAA retirement, and many other benefits, including provisions for a spouse, families, and domestic partners. Details about benefits as well as conditions of employment are described more fully in our Staff Handbook.

Kenyon is a unique place to live and work. To discover why it should be your next home, click here.

Kenyon College is an equal opportunity employer and applications from members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law. Kenyon College has a strong commitment to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion. Please visit our Diversity at Kenyon website.

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