Assistant Director of Accounting

Mid Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara
Full Time

Assistant Director of Accounting

UC Santa Barbara Foundation (FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION)

Summary of Job Details

The Assistant Director of Accounting provides immediate supervision to two or more full time financial accountants to ensure accurate and timely submissions of internal and external financial statements and reports, and compliance with departmental, UC and governmental policy, procedures, and controls. Analyzes, monitors, causes to be prepared, and reconciles financial information to reflect the condition of the UC Santa Barbara Foundation. Directs subordinates to complete assignments using established guidelines, procedures and policies. Has full knowledge of accounting standards relating to the UC Santa Barbara Foundation. Assists in developing, implementing and monitoring the Foundation’s accounting system, policies and procedures. Trains UC staff members in procedures related to gift giving and the Foundation.


  • Advanced knowledge of financial or accounting concepts, policies and procedures, as well as related accounting and regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Advanced knowledge of organization and systemwide financial processes and procedures.
  • Advanced skills in the use of spreadsheet and database software.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business Management or equivalent required.
  • 7-9 years of experience in accounting at a major foundation or non-profit organization. Required
  • 7-9 years of experience in gift acceptance, gifts processing, gifts-in-kind, accounting of endowments and other gifts, record keeping, and gift compliance. Required

Budgeted Salary Range: $82,300 – $97,000

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. To review full posting an apply online, please visit #56238


Assistant Director of Accounting

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