Review and approve high volume accounts payable invoices, including verifying account coding and compliance with policies and procedures; resolve related problems.
Perform general ledger reconciliation account analysis.
Process wire transfers and ACH (Automated Clearinghouse Payments) reconciling monthly.
Process all void and/or stop payment requests and reissue payments as necessary.
Reconcile accounts and initiate corrective action, including reconciliation of multiple systems.
Prepare journal entries related to cash and credit card activities.
Research inquiries from departments and propose solutions.
Conduct transfer of financial information from internal accounting system, exporting applicable files to the University system.
Manage petty cash account and assist with daily cash count.
Preparation and submission of 1099 form reporting.
Assist with the monthly close process and year-end procedures.
Assist with budget and forecasting processes.
Work as part of a team in the overall daily functions of the Finance Office, to assist with meeting goals and deadlines.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
The staff accountant ensures compliance with accounting and internal control policies and procedures, and works closely with the Manager, Financial Operations, on the overall accounting and finance functions of the office.
All formal written offers will be made by FAS Human Resources.
Salary Grade: 055
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Required qualifications include a bachelor's degree in accounting or related field, supplemented by a minimum of five years of progressively responsible financial management or accounting experience. Experience with Microsoft Excel required. Microsoft Office and financial database experience.
Excellent communication and collaborative skills, and a commitment to transparency and to serving others in a respectful manner.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 50514BR
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