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  • 01/15/2020 3:15 PM | Anonymous

    We are seeking a full-time Manager of Internal Controls to join our team in the Fargo, ND office! In this role, you will be responsible for the design and implementation of our internal control framework. You will work collaboratively with the internal and external auditors. Lead the risk identification, planning, and reporting processes relating to the internal control program. If you have excellent analytical and problem solving abilities, effective communication skills, a collaborative demeanor, and a Bachelor’s Degree with prior accounting or auditing experience, apply today!

     

    Closing Date:  February 5, 2020  - 6PM CT

    For full details and to submit your resume, please visit our website at:

    www.agcountry.com/careers

    "We Bring More To Your Table"

    EEO/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disability

  • 01/14/2020 2:01 PM | Anonymous

    Job Summary

    Job Summary:

    The Director of Treasury is responsible for leading and establishing a clear vision for treasury management to support Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND).  This position guides the development and utilization of treasury-related metric scorecards for decision support.  The Director of Treasury drives continuous process improvement in the accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and treasury management functions.  This position analyzes, interprets and communicates relevant financial/treasury information and business trends.

    Essential Functions:

    Essential Functions

    • ·         Directs, leads and oversees staff in accomplishing work objectives within the unit(s). Coaches, motivates, rewards and recognizes subordinates. Sets clear goals, objectives and performance expectations and holds employees accountable for achieving results.
    • ·         Develops, maintains and oversees cash management for short-term and long-term cash flow forecasting and analysis. Evaluates opportunities where cash may be better utilized or invested.
    • ·         Ensures continual improvement of the timeliness and accuracy of the BCBSND’s cash flow and management of the billing process.
    • ·         Manages financial relationships with vendors including banks, investment managers and advisors.
    • ·         Oversees the development and maintenance of schedules and reports to track, analyze, and communicate the financial activity of the company.
    • ·         Maintains a system of policies and procedures around cash management activities which ensure the company’s objectives, needs and regulatory compliance are met. Leads the development and implementation of changes, as necessary.
    • ·         Provides oversight and direction for functions related to accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchasing, fixed assets, payroll, and government subsidy accounting.
    • ·         Forecasts cash needs and ensures sufficient funds and access to capital are available to meet ongoing operational and capital investment requirements. Oversees the reconciliation of expected cash totals, investigating variances.
    • ·         Communicates effectively with both accounting and non-accounting team members, ensuring financial compliance and timely reporting.
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Staff Leadership

    Advanced

    Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills

    Intermediate

    Communication (Verbal/Written)

    Advanced

    Analytical Thinking

    Advanced

    Problem Solving and Resolution

    Advanced

    Leveraging Technology

    Advanced

    Education Requirements

    Education Requirements:

    Required: Bachelor's


    Preferred: Master's

    Field(s) of Study: Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field

    Experience Requirements:

    Required: Minimum of 8 Years

    Preferred: Minimum of 10 Years

    Experience Details: Minimum of 8 years of experience in treasury, accounts receivable, accounts payable, finance or related is required, of which at least 5 years of staff leadership is required.

    Certification, Licensures & Registration Requirements:

    Title: Certified Treasury Professional (CTP), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Managerial Accountant (CMA)

     

    State or Agency: Board of Accountacy, Association for Financial Professionals, Institute of Management Accountants


    Equivalent combination of education, experience or training determined to be acceptable by Human Resources may be substituted, unless regulated by contract or program standards

    Other Information

    Job Posting Policy 6.05

    New employees with Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota will be eligible to apply for positions within their assigned department after successfully completing a 90-day review. For positions outside your department, you must attain a minimum of six months of service before you can apply.

    Equal Opportunity Employment

    Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individual with Disabilities, as well as Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity.

    For questions, please email careers@bcbsnd.com

    This job posting will be closed 1/31/2020 at 8:00AM CST. No further applications will be considered.


  • 01/08/2020 10:29 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Open Date: 1-7-2020 Close Date: 1-21-2020

    Department/Location: Internal Auditing / Bismarck, ND

    Company: Basin Electric Power Cooperative

    Position Purpose:

    Auditor III: This position involves activities associated with conducting comprehensive audits in operational, contractual, financial, and technical areas of Basin Electric Power Cooperative (BEPC) and its subsidiaries to determine compliance with applicable contracts or laws and regulations; verification that the receipt, control, and expenditure of funds are accurate; and performance efficiencies and effectiveness are attained. The incumbent conducts audits of a moderately complex nature or a segment of a complex audit and works independently or assists Senior Auditors. The incumbent analyzes accounting systems and procedures to ensure internal controls over financial reporting are designed and operating effectively. In addition, the incumbent examines documents to determine accuracy and compliance to contractual requirements and executive, administrative and legal policies, rules, and regulations.

    This position is identified as a Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) related position, which may involve physical and/or logical access to Bulk Electric System (BES) cyber-related assets or systems.

    Senior Auditor: This position involves activities associated with conducting comprehensive audits in operational, contractual, financial, and technical areas of Basin Electric Power Cooperative (BEPC) and its subsidiaries to determine compliance with applicable contracts, laws, and regulations; verification that the receipt, control, and expenditure of funds are accurate; and performance efficiencies and effectiveness are attained. The incumbent works independently, conducts complex audits, and develops and leads other Auditors in audits of a moderately complex nature or a segment of moderately complex audits.

    The incumbent analyzes accounting systems and procedures to ensure internal controls over financial reporting are designed and operating effectively. In addition, the incumbent examines documents to determine accuracy and compliance to contractual requirements and executive, administrative and legal policies, rules and regulations.

    This position is identified as a Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) related position, which may involve physical and/or logical access to Bulk Electric System (BES) cyber-related assets or systems.

    Qualifications:

    Auditor III:  To perform effectively in this position, the incumbent must be proficient with business systems, and audit techniques, and must possess knowledge regarding Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) concepts and International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. This is acquired through the completion of a four-year degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, or a related field with coursework in accounting or auditing, and six years of auditing, accounting, finance, information systems and technology, or related analytical experience. The ability to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong analytical and critical thinking skills, and the ability to work effectively independently or in a team environment to accomplish project goals and promote collaboration of ideas is required. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint is required. This position may be required to travel approximately 10% of the time by car or plane.

    Senior Auditor: To perform effectively in this position, the incumbent must be proficient with business systems and audit techniques, and must possess knowledge and understanding regarding Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) concepts and International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. This is acquired through the completion of a four-year degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, or other related field, and eight years of auditing, accounting, finance, information systems and technology, or related analytical experience. The ability to demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills, strong analytical and critical thinking skills, and the ability to work effectively independently or in a team environment to accomplish project goals and promote collaboration of ideas is required. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook is required. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) certification is required. This position may be required to travel approximately 10% of the time by car or plane.

    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/reaching, 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. Job activities are performed in an office or field environment.

    Applicants interested 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 contact HEATHER M. SCHLENKER at 701-557-5603.

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


  • 12/31/2019 11:54 AM | Anonymous

    The Burleigh County Human Resource Department will be accepting applications from December 30, 2019 through January 27, 2020 for the position of Finance Director available in Burleigh County.

    Pay Grade:  16                                                                     

    Starting Pay Range:  $88,566.40 - $98,404.80 DOE           Type of Recruitment: Internal/External                                                                               

    Job Summary: Under supervision of the Board of County Commissioners, performs complex administrative duties directing the accounting and budgetary operations of the County acting as comptroller in charge of revenue and expenditures.                                     

    Minimum Qualifications:

    ·         Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field; must be a Certified Public Accountant, and have 3-5 years’ experience in a similar position with general knowledge of accounting techniques, laws, and regulations pertaining to governmental accounting practice.

    ·         Must have the ability to design, prepare and present complex budget and computerized accounting systems.

    ·         Must possess excellent communication skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with County officials and employees, and the general public.

    ·         Must possess computer skills with proficiency in MS Excel. Must have the ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others, and analyze, interpret, and prepare reports and records.

    ·         Knowledge of relevant federal and state laws, department policies and procedures.

    • Experience in property management of buildings and grounds, and negotiating leases preferred.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    ·         Responsible for performing complex administrative duties and professional work in directing the accounting and budgetary operations of the County, acting as comptroller overseeing all revenue and expenditures for the County.

    ·         Responsible for computing mill levies for all taxing districts in the County in accordance with state statue, prepare tax abstract for the state and prepare financial data/information for the State Legislature.

    ·         Advise County Commissioners and Department Heads on financial issues and assist with reviewing budgets and financial audits; attend Commission meetings.

    ·         Prepare and review journal entries, prepare reports for the state, and review bank statement reconciliations.

    ·         Compile a comprehensive annual financial budget, review, analyze, and interpret monthly financials, and monitor budget for overages and shortages.

    ·         Formulate, implement, interpret, and monitor enforcement of county accounting policies, procedures, and internal controls to ensure the integrity of county financial operations and compliance with all legal requirements and applicable accounting standards.

    ·         Oversee the maintenance of the County’s capital asset records, track capital expenditures, identify and assign inventory numbers to capital assets, and prepare capital asset reports as scheduled.

    ·         Serve as property manager for the County Courthouse and Provident buildings negotiating leases.

    ·         Administers the risk management insurance coverage’s.

    ·         Administer state and federal grants. Compile data for County Auditor’s Certificate of Indebtedness, tax data, bonding process, and political subdivisions.

    ·         Responsible for assisting department heads in preparation and review of annual budgets, review journal entries, develop and implement accounting techniques, internal auditing, and implementing controls.

    ·         Administer the County’s liability, boiler and capital asset insurance policies.

    How to Apply:

    Tip to Applicants: Read and follow the instructions on the Vacancy Announcement, the application, and any other requested item before completing and submitting your application packet.

    ·         Applicants must apply and register at the following address: http://burleighco.com/jobs/.

    ·         Applicants must also provide,

    1. Resume
    2. Three (3) professional references
    3. College Transcripts (unofficial are fine)
    4. Cover letter that clearly explains how the applicant’s work experience is related to the description of essential duties and responsibilities, minimum qualifications, and level of work experience. Applications must be submitted online by the closing date. All other required documents must be submitted to Burleigh County Human Resources, 316 N. 5th St., Suite 106, PO Box 5518, Bismarck, ND 58506-5518 or e-mailed to: drhilborn@nd.gov by the closing date listed. Failure to apply online and send required documents will result in your application not being considered further. Telephone number: (701) 222-6669. Fax number: (701) 221-3395

    ·         We only accept applications online. We no longer accept paper applications. We do not receive or accept general employment applications. Applicants must apply for a specific position within the County to be considered for that position. All Job Service North Dakota locations or Burleigh County’s Human Resource office can assist you with completing your online application.

    ·         Applicants who are residents of North Dakota and eligible to claim veteran’s preference must include Form DD214. Claims for disabled veteran’s preferences must also include Form DD214 and a letter less than one year old from the Department of Veterans Affairs indicating disability; claims for preference as the eligible spouse of a disabled or deceased veteran must include Form DD214, a marriage certificate, and a letter less than one year old from Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs indicating disability, or the veteran’s death certificate.

    ·          People who may need additional job information or may require accommodation or assistance with the application or interview process should contact Burleigh County Human Resources at 701-222-6669.

    Equal Opportunity Employer:

    The employing agency does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services, and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.


  • 12/12/2019 10:52 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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

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

    Competitive compensation will be based on experience, education and credentials. Benefits offered are health insurance, PTO, retirement plan, training and annual re-certifications .

    We are a multi-professional regional accounting firm serving northeast ND and northwest MN.  Opportunity for future ownership.

    Please send resume and cover letter to:
    Mortenson Rygh & Associates
    PO Box 287
    Park River, ND 58270
    or email wally.rygh@mortensonandrygh.com.


  • 11/22/2019 10:48 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    North Dakota Practices for Sale: gross revenues shown: Southeast ND CPA $154K; Southeastern ND CPA $581K. For more information call 800-397-0249 or view listing details and register for free email updates at www.APS.net.

    THINKING OF SELLING YOUR PRACTICE? Accounting Practice Sales is the leading marketer of tax and accounting practices in North America. We have a large pool of buyers, looking for practices to purchase. We also have the experience to help you find the right fit for your firm, negotiate the best price and terms and get the deal done. We welcome the opportunity to talk to you about our risk-free and confidential services. For more information call Trent Holmes with the APS Holmes Group at 1-800-397-0249 or email Trent@APS.net.


  • 09/30/2019 10:47 AM | Anonymous

    Accounting Faculty – Tenure Track

    Full-time, Benefited

    Position Summary
    The Department of Accounting and Finance at Minot State University’s School of Business invites applications for a tenure track appointment at the rank of assistant professor, with a start date in August 2020. The successful candidate will be qualified to teach financial and managerial accounting, with an emphasis on auditing and assurance courses. The Department of Accounting and Finance team offers a collegial and stimulating higher education work environment.

    Position Responsibilities
    The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching 12 credit hours per semester, including classroom and online, at the undergraduate level. Job duties include student advisement, service to the university community, and activity related to research and scholarship.

    Qualifications
    Master's in Accounting or closely related field and/or significant auditing experience is required with requirement to obtain graduate degree during employment. Commitment to high quality teaching, both face-to-face and online.

    Preferred Qualifications
    Professional experience in auditing, professional accounting certification (CPA or Certified Fraud Examiner).

    The University
    Be Seen * Be Heard at Minot State University! Founded in 1913, as a Normal School, we remain true to our tradition of applied teaching and learning delivered by an outstanding community of faculty and staff. MSU is a public university, the third largest in the state, serving a diverse student body of over 3200 students, both regional and international, with over 57 degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

    Minot State University is built upon a core commitment to students, learning, service, cooperation, and a respect for people and place. Candidates interested in helping us achieve this goal are encouraged to apply.

    The Department
    The Department of Accounting and Finance offers Bachelor of Science majors in the areas of Accounting, Energy Economics Finance and Finance. Additional information is available at www.minotstateu.edu/business

    Compensation
    Minot State University offers excellent benefits including: competitive compensation, fully paid family health insurance, dental, vision and life insurance options, generous TIAA retirement plan, and tuition waiver benefits. Explore MSU Benefits.


    Application Procedures
    Candidates must apply online with the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, unofficial transcripts, contact information for three references, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if applicable).  For additional information, please contact

    Jay Wahlund
    Department of Accounting and Finance
    jay.wahlund@minotstateu.edu
    Phone: 701-858-3207

    Additional Information
    Review of applications will begin January 15th, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information, or for accommodations contact: hr@minotstateu.edu. For ND Relay Services: Click here.

    Minot State University is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled are encouraged to apply. A criminal history background check must be satisfied prior to employment. The state of North Dakota has an open records law; therefore, if you are a finalist, your application could be subject to review upon request. According to NDCC 15-10-13.2, all faculty members are required to take an oath (or affirm) to support the constitutions of the United States and North Dakota. This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference requirements.



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