General Accounting - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19006794)
The University of Pittsburgh is seeking and Accountant to serve in the Office of the Controller, General Accounting Department.
The Accountant will be responsible for: identifying, analyzing and recording certain daily electronic bank transfer activity; reconciling certain General Ledger cash and non-cash accounts; researching, preparing and entering journal entries; allocating and reporting on monthly investment income or expense on restricted and certain other account balances; coordinating and preparing interim and fiscal year-end audit analyses and audit schedules; performing unclaimed property due diligence; and performing other miscellaneous accounting tasks as required by the Department Director.
Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Technical proficiency in Microsoft Office products, especially Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables. Excellent organizational and communication skills are required.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Financial.II
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hiring Range: $26,988.00 - $43,212.00
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19006794
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.