The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Accountant with an Accounting degree and a minimum of five years experience in the accounting field. They will perform numerous financial, accounting and administrative duties and prepare numerous special financial reports for the Facilities Management Financial Services / Accounting Department. These include preparing and monitoring budgets, use of QuickBooks, financial reconciliations, payroll accounting, financial reporting, processing invoices for payment, audit preparation, scope and oversight developing recommendations to management for any deficiencies, journal entry preparation, tax reporting, administration functions to support the Senior Manager of Finance with reporting to management.
The Accountant will manage the Accounts Payable (AP) process and all AP clerks, reviewing their work and preparing annual performance appraisals. They will monitor the WIP Job Cost account detail, assist with preparing the Facilities Management Monthly Performance reporting, handle steamline maintenance budgeting, billing and audit, and reconcile utility clearing accounts. This individual will interact with various levels within the University, to resolve problems by analyzing and interpreting data, in addition to coordinating projects. Exceptional attention to detail. Also extensive use of QuickBooks software, Excel and Word.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
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, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Hiring Range: TBD Based on qualifications
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
Optional Documents: Not Applicable
Internal Number: 20001831
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.