University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is currently seeking an Accountant to join Department of Central Administration Support Services (CASS)-UMB Projects. The selected candidate performs, reviews and analyzes accounting transactions insuring completeness, internal accuracy, and conformance with uniform accounting practices along with experience Construction projects.
BENEFITS: UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools
Administers and maintains assigned accounts to verify accuracy of transactions and uniform application of policies, procedures, and acceptable standards.
Receives, analyzes, adjusts, and prepares various internal/external financial ledgers, schedules, exhibits and summaries along with any assigned databases utilized for financial reporting.
Examines and ensures integrity/reliability of the financial accounting system. Works with principal investigators, faculty, or staff members to identify potential ledger discrepancies between financial system and departmental records, providing statistical information to isolate these areas and recommending new procedures to prevent deviations or undesirable accounting trends.
Monitors and delegates assigned budgetary transactions (i.e., payroll, accounts receivable, forecasts) on a daily basis.
Provides general research and overview of various procedures and programs for billing, receipt, collection, deposit, allocation of revenue to verify that the system is generating the appropriate entries.
At higher levels essential duties may include increased complexity, independence, and responsibility, as well as additional supervisory requirements such as incumbent training, performance management, and quality assurance.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelors in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration
Experience: Two (2) years of accounting related experience using general acceptable accounting principles.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of best practices in the field as well as all relevant federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and programs/policies for meeting compliance.
Ability to clearly communicate results of work both orally and in writing to clients and management.
Ability to cooperate and work with others in order to strengthen and cultivate relationships.
Ability to carry out multiple assignments and plan accordingly in order to meet scheduled deadlines.
Ability to effectively implement analytical and organizational skills in order to carry out and follow through with complex assignments for which no clear precedents exist.
Skill in acting as a liaison with key external agencies, campuses, or other high level contacts.
Skill in using Microsoft Office software and financial system software for advanced analysis and useful reporting.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E1201D
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: Central Administration Support Services
Job Posting: Jun 25, 2020
Unposting Date: Jul 10, 2020, 3:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 152441
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.