1) Accounts for additions, retirements, cost transfers, transfers and disposals for capital asset inventory.
2) Responsible for monitoring compliance with University policy.
3) Maintain Property Management System processing and reporting.
4) Reconcile the Property Management System to the Financial Accounting System monthly.
5) Responsible for overseeing the annual close of Property Management System.
6) Assist with the preparation of year-end workpapers.
7) Oversight of the monthly asset tag process and annual equipment inventory process, including distribution of reports and tags, updating results of tagging and reporting status updates to management regarding progress of untagged assets.
8) Provide training to users on capital equipment and annual inventory policies and procedures.
9) Assist campus Equipment Coordinators with inquiries or requests for information.
10) Perform periodic inspections/audits of capital equipment on campus.
11) Maintain the Capital Asset Accounting website to ensure material and forms are current.
12) Assist Capital Asset Accounting Manager in account creation and deletion as well as budget revisions for capital asset project accounts.
1) Ability to communicate accounting and financial information clearly and concisely.
2) Excellent oral and written communication skills.
3) Attention to detail.
4) Analytical and problem solving skills.
â‹1) Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field.
1) A minimum of two years of accounting experience; experience with budgets, ledgers, and fiscal reporting.
2) Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
3) Proficiency with Excel.
2) Cover Letter
3) Reference Contact Information
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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