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  • 07/21/2022 1:56 PM | Anonymous

    Job Title:                    Controller

    Location:                    Mayville, ND

    Compensation:         $70,000+

    Benefits:                    Includes: single or family health care coverage (premiums paid for by the university), basic life insurance, EAP, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual and sick leave.

    Optional benefits available: supplemental life, dental, vision, long- term care insurance, flexible spending account, and supplemental retirement plans.

    Who can apply:         Internal/external candidates eligible to work in the United States. Mayville State University will not offer visa sponsorship for this position.

    FLSA:                         Exempt

    Recruitment:             Internal/External

    Start date:                  TBD   

    Position Information: 

    The mission of Mayville State University is to educate and guide students, as individuals, so that they may realize their full career potential and enhance their lives.  We do this in an environment that reflects our tradition of personal service, commitment to innovative technology-enriched education, and dynamic learning relationships with community, employers, and society. 

    Under the direction of the Vice President for Business Affairs, this position has the overall responsibility for the accuracy, integrity, oversight, compliance and maintenance of MSU financial records; ensuring the timeliness of financial transactions; providing adequate internal controls and preparing financial reports in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and in compliance with federal, state and NDUS regulations related to the finances of not-for-profit higher educational institutions. The Controller is responsible for providing vision, leadership, planning, project coordination, and management of Business Affairs. Additionally, this position is responsible for analyzing and directing all functional related activities within the financial component of the PeopleSoft/Oracle system and supervision of the Business Office staff.

    Key Competencies:

    • General knowledge of the principles and practices of effective management, supervision, and motivation of staff.
    • Knowledge of principles of institutional planning and financial planning.
    • Knowledge of computer office systems and ability to use a broad range of technology, systems, and software packages.
    • Knowledge of relevant federal and state regulations and current trends, developments, and best practices relative to the field of financial reporting and services.
    • Skills/Abilities:
      • Must be able to work independently, be self-motivated, highly productive and a problem solver.
      • Strong organizational and time-management skills with the ability to work under pressure and manage multiple tasks and projects under competing deadlines and maintain flexibility in response to constantly shifting priorities.
      • Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills.
      • Ability to exercise sound administrative judgment and initiative in the development of new methods and procedures and in the solution of difficult personnel problems.
      • Ability to review and evaluate program service delivery methods and systems and identify opportunities for improvement and implement changes to standard operating procedures to enhance services.
      • Ability to foster employee development through coaching, counseling, training and providing timely, specific performance feedback so that employees can improve.
      • Ability to develop and implement short and long-term plans and initiatives to meet established goals and advance the vision of the university.
      • Interpersonal, and communication skills, including ability to work effectively within a diverse multicultural environment and collaborate across organizational lines.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration.
    • Three years’ experience managing accounting and reporting activities of a complex institution preferably in higher education.
    • Three years' experience supervising personnel.
    • Ability to interpret and apply GASB, GAAP pronouncements, principles, and policies.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of University financial software PeopleSoft.
    • Knowledge of North Dakota University System accounting policies and guidelines.
    • CPA certification or master’s degree preferred.

    Application review will begin August 15th and will continue until filled.

    MaSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity. ND veteran's preference laws apply to this position. Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability. The state of North Dakota has an open records law; therefore, your application could be subject to review upon request. A criminal history background check must be satisfied prior to employment.

    ND Relay: http://www.relaynorthdakota.com/

    “This search is being conducted consistent with the State of North Dakota Open Records statutes.”


  • 06/22/2022 10:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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  • 06/21/2022 4:25 PM | Anonymous

    The City of Horace, North Dakota (est. pop. 4,000) is seeking a Finance Director. The City anticipates doubling its population in five years, requiring a Finance Director with the ability to manage the operating and capital finances associated with rapid growth.

    The City of Horace occupies an advantageous position at the southern edge of the rapidly expanding cities of Fargo and West Fargo. Horace is experiencing rapid growth with nearly 300 new homes constructed in 2021 in a stable housing market. In addition to strong residential growth, commercial development will bring 15 to 20 new industrial and commercial businesses (restaurants, pharmacy, clinic, etc.) in 2022 alone. The City has a 2022 consolidated budget of nearly $4.5 million and a staff of 17 employees.

    The Finance Director is responsible for the management of accounting, debt/treasury management, special assessments, utility billing, budgeting, accounts payable/receivable, and investments of the City. The City of Horace uses Black Mountain as its financial software. The Finance Director supervises the Administrator Assistant/Utility Billing Specialist and the Communications Specialist, the position reports to the City Administrator.

    This position requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a closely related field, and at least three but preferably five years of progressively responsible experience with accounting, budgeting, and financial processes. An equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable. Qualified candidates will have knowledge of general public finance laws that govern local government financial activities on such things as budgeting, tax levies, special assessments, and financial reporting, and demonstrate the ability to create and maintain effective working relationships with peers, superiors, other City departments, subordinates, vendors, contractors, external government agencies and community organizations. Candidates must have strong oral and written communication skills.  Preferred qualifications include CPA or CPFO certification, two years of experience in local government financial management, and previous supervisory experience.

    The starting salary for this position is up to $115,000 depending upon experience and qualifications. The City of Horace offers employee benefits that include health, dental and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance and a voluntary 457(b) deferred compensation plan with a City match of up to six percent. Relocation negotiable.

    Qualified candidates please submit your cover letter and resume online by visiting our website at:

    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bakertilly/jobs/3604182

    This position is open until filled; first review of resumes occurs on July 19, 2022. Following this date, applications will be screened against criteria outlined in the recruitment brochure.  For more information, please contact Sharon Klumpp at sharon.klumpp@bakertilly.com or by calling 651-223-3053 or Patty Heminover at patty.heminover@bakertilly.com or by calling 651-223-3058.  

    For more information about the City of Horace, see its website at https://www.cityofhorace.com/

    The City of Horace is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • 06/02/2022 4:34 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Wolf Point, MT CPA Practice for sale. For more information contact Clyde Stenslie at 406-653-1950 or email clydesten@yahoo.com.


  • 05/31/2022 1:41 PM | Anonymous

    Hurtt, Mortenson & Rygh, CPAs has an opening for an Accounting Intern in Grafton or Park River, ND.

    The accounting internship position is a full time hourly position that begins January and ends mid-April.  The position will have the opportunity to gain exposure of various aspects of the firm including: audit, accounting and tax preparation.

    Qualifications: Enrolled in a four year Accounting degree program.

    This is a paid internship. Qualified candidates may send a cover letter and resume to

    Lynda Hurtt

    735 Hill Avenue, Ste 201

    Grafton, ND 58237

    Or email to lynda.hurtt@gmail.com


  • 05/31/2022 1:40 PM | Anonymous

    Hurtt, Mortenson & Rygh, CPAs has a full-time opening for a Certified Public Accountant or CPA eligible individual in Grafton or Park River, ND.

    Duties include working with individuals, farmers and small businesses to provide accounting services in the following areas:  tax preparation and planning and auditing.

    Competitive salary and full benefit package provided, including a flex schedule in the summer months. Opportunity for future ownership. Qualified candidates may send a cover letter and resume to

    Lynda Hurtt

    35 W 9th St, Ste A

    Grafton, ND 58237

    Or email to lynda@hmrcpas.com


  • 03/22/2022 10:30 AM | Deleted user

    Department/Location: Financial Services; Bismarck, ND

    Company: Basin Electric Power Cooperative

    Position Purpose:

    Accounting Analyst I - This position is responsible for the daily cash batch processing and the application of payments to the accounts receivable subledger. The position is responsible for preparation of various cooperative and subsidiary invoices through a process that includes analysis, delivery, and collection of data from various sources, including electronic spreadsheets, downloaded files, and automated invoicing systems. This position assists with the preparation of the Member Revenue Billing (MRB) invoices. This includes assisting with the management of the accounts receivable/revenue ledger for Basin Electric Power Cooperative (BEPC) and its subsidiaries and maintaining an in-depth knowledge of the Infor Accounts Receivable software system module. This position is also responsible for various month-end journal entries and the performance of various account reconciliations of revenue, expense, and general ledger accounts.

    Accounting Analyst II - This position is responsible for the daily cash batch processing and the application of payments to the accounts receivable subledger. The position is responsible for preparation of the Member Revenue Billing (MRB) invoices and various Cooperative and subsidiary invoices. This includes assisting with the management of the accounts receivable/revenue ledger for Basin Electric Power Cooperative (BEPC) and its subsidiaries and maintaining an in-depth knowledge of the Infor Accounts Receivable software system module. This position is also responsible for various month-end journal entries and the performance of various account reconciliations of revenue, expense, and general ledger accounts. This position also assists in monthly variance analysis in association with the preparation of Board reports and performs in-depth analysis of plant cost trends.

    Qualifications:

    Accounting Analyst I - To perform effectively in this position, the incumbent must have knowledge of GAAP, financial operations, and accounting theory in executing at the transaction level at a level acquired through the completion of a four-year degree in accounting, business, finance, or a related discipline and two years of related professional accounting experience. This position requires strong analytical skills; proficiency in personal computer operation and Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel; experience with reporting software; and a good working knowledge of relational database concepts. The ability to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills is required.

    Accounting Analyst II - To perform effectively in this position, the incumbent must have knowledge of GAAP, financial operations, and accounting theory in executing at the transaction level at a level acquired through the completion of a four-year degree in accounting, business, finance, or a related discipline and four years of related professional accounting experience. This position requires strong analytical skills; proficiency in personal computer operation and Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel; experience with reporting software; and a good working knowledge of relational database concepts. The ability to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills is required.

    Typical Physical/Mental/Environmental Demands:

    This position requires frequent sitting and standing/walking; and occasional reaching below and above shoulder level, use of keyboard/ computer, bending, kneeling, lifting/carrying up to 10 pounds, and pushing/pulling up to 20 pounds. It also requires finger dexterity and hand coordination. This position requires good hearing and vision, and the ability to speak. It also requires the ability to develop plans, procedures and goals; present information to others; and work under stress to complete projects within deadlines.

    Applicants interested in this opening should go to https://www.basinelectric.com to apply.

    Employees must apply through Inside Basin, by clicking on a position and signing into the Infor Application.

    If you have any questions, please contact JAIME FUCHS at 701-557-5608.

    Basin Electric is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer regarding race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, and veterans status.



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