Accountant 1Job Code: 4441Job Grade: GFTE: 100%, Exempt School of Engineering, d. School
Stanford Engineering has been at the forefront of innovation for nearly a century, creating pivotal technologies that have transformed the worlds of information technology, communications, health care, energy, business and beyond. Our faculty and students are creative risk-takers who pursue excellence across a breadth of disciplines. Our alumni include some of the world's most successful leaders in technology and business. Our staff are critical to enabling Stanford Engineering to accomplish its mission: seeking solutions to some of the world's most urgent challenges and educating leaders who will make the world a better place through the power of engineering principles, techniques and systems. School of Engineering website: https://engineering.stanford.edu/The d.school at Stanford: At the Stanford d.school, students and faculty from across the University come together to work together to solve problems in a human-centered and creative way. A strategic initiative of the School of Engineering, the d.school is an exceptional innovation and collaboration space at Stanford and is a thought leader and a pioneering model for design and innovation programs across the world. https://dschool.stanford.edu/
The d. school seeks an Accountant I. In this integral role, you will work directly with the d. school Senior Accountant and Director of Finance. Your primary responsibility will be reviewing, approving, and reconciling financial expenses; ensuring accuracy and identifying errors. You will use your technical skills to pull data, analyze and report on a variety of requests. Are you an agile, detailed individual who has financial fortitude? Are you interested in working on one of the most collaborative, energetic and fun teams at Stanford? This entry level, Accountant I, role may be for you.
Your responsibilities include:
Review, process, gather, and compile accounting transactions and supporting documents for completeness, accuracy, and compliance. Approve transactions, with complex internal policies. Will be responsible for p-card administration, travel cards expendable reimbursements, and processing purchase orders.
Run, and review transactional expenditure reporting. Reconcile and resolve accounting issues, escalate broader issues. Prepares various reports for d.school finance team leadership.
Processes quarterly teaching stipends and approves timecards. Process revenue collected from multiple sources.
Manages the d. school reimbursement receipt system (Wufoo). Manages the d.school finance team Google document platform and updates as needed.
To be successful in this position, you will bring:
Associates degree, plus two years' relevant work experience, or a combination of education and relevant work experience.
Proficiency in basic applications; Microsoft Office and Excel
Understanding and ability to apply accounting skills and concepts.
Strong organizational skills. Keen attention to detail, and demonstrated success in following through.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to clearly and effectively communicate information to internal audiences and client groups.
*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Why Stanford is for You We provide competitive salaries, excellent health care and retirement plans, and a generous vacation policy, including additional time off during our winter closure. Our unique perks align with what matters to you:
Freedom to grow. Take advantage of career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or leader discuss global issues.
A caring culture. We understand the importance of your personal and family time and provide you access to wellness programs, child-care resources, parent education and consultation, elder care and caregiving support.
A healthier you.
We make wellness a priority by providing access to world-class exercise facilities. Climb our rock wall, or participate in one of hundreds of health or fitness classes.
Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
Enviable resources. We offer free commuter programs and ridesharing incentives. Enjoy discounts for computing, cell phones, outdoor recreation, travel, entertainment, and more!
We pride ourselves in being a culture that encourages and empowers you.
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Location: School of Engineering, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu. Stanford University is an ...equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.