Job Description:

Job Description

WPSU Penn State seeks a Finance Manager 2 to join its Finance team in a dynamic and creative work environment. WPSU is a PBS and NPR member station, licensed through the Penn State Board of Trustees. WPSU’s mission is to spark discovery, enrich learning, and strengthen community through vibrant public media.

This position supports our mission by helping to ensure compliance with Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) requirements. A key component of this compliance is assisting with the creation of annual audited financial statements in accordance with GAAP principles. Also included is completing CPB benchmark reporting, communicating required CPB Anadisclosures, and facilitating FCC reporting. This position will support overall station operations by preparing forecasts, budgets and journal entries and assisting with post-award reporting and year-end close. Additionally, this position will act as backup to the Director of Finance.

Education and Experience:

Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree or higher plus six years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. An Accounting degree is preferred.

Successful candidates should demonstrate a high level of attention to detail, excellent organization skills, a customer service focus, excellent written or oral communication skills, and the ability to work with diverse audiences. Experience with effectively using Excel, SIMBA (System for Integrated Management, Budgeting, and Accounting), and SAP Concur (expense and invoice processing system) is strongly preferred.

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity in society and nature, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

Organization: 
Job Location: 
University Park, PA
United States
Job Category: 
Budget/Finance
Job Type: 
Full time
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Phone: 
(814) 865-3333