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Welcome to the Marshall University Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on advancing the mission of Marshall University through philanthropy. We build enduring relationships that maximize advocacy and philanthropy to support Marshall University. Marshall Foundation team members are mission-driven and dedicated to connecting people and developing partnerships.

The Marshall Foundation is committed to developing its team members and helping them grow their careers while fulfilling the organization’s mission. Through teamwork and collaboration, people across the organization work to grow and foster relationships between benefactors and the university. If this description appeals to you, please explore our current openings.

Current Openings

Staff Accountant

Under general supervision, performs entry level professional accounting duties. The incumbent may be responsible for making basic journal entries, preparing and reviewing reconciliations, monitoring and reviewing budgets, and preparing and analyzing basic financial statements and reports for compliance with accounting/auditing guidelines and procedures. Performs related work as required.

Reviews, balances, and reconciles accounting records. Makes basic journal entries; posts accounting data to general ledger accounts; records adjusting or correcting entries to the general ledger; handles transferring and encumbering of funds. Compiles and prepares data for routine accounting reports. Maintains and reviews expenditure and budgetary control accounts, subsidiary and general ledgers, accounting journals, financial reports, and other fiscal records. Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field.

Accounting Technician

Under general supervision, performs accounting support duties. The incumbent is responsible for performing moderately complex posting, coding of transactions, and examining records to assure adherence to relevant laws and regulations. Performs related work as required.

Classifies/codes a variety of transactions in accordance with internal and regulatory policies and guidelines which may require considerable knowledge or research. Reviews accounts, ledgers, and supporting documentation for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with laws and regulations. Prepares bank deposits and/or checks. Makes correcting and/or adjusting entries on ledger. Examines accounting records to assure adherence to accounting laws and regulations; verifies calculations and ensures accuracy and validity of transactions. Performs moderately complex posting and balancing of transactions. Maintains accounting records; gathers data and prepares moderate to complex reconciliations and reports from records maintained. May assist supervisor in preparing analytical materials by compiling data and preparing summaries and requests. May train and review the work of clerical staff. Support of other accounting and organizational activities as deemed appropriate.

About Marshall University

Marshall University is a public comprehensive university with a rich history as one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in West Virginia. Founded in 1837 and named after Chief Justice John Marshall, definer of the Constitution, Marshall University advances the public good through innovative, accredited educational programs. We are located in downtown Huntington, West Virginia, with additional locations in South Charleston, Point Pleasant, Teays Valley and Beckley.

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