Accounting, Auditing, Bookkeeping, Administrative, Clerical, Support Services, Finance, Economics, Banking
4 Year Degree
Job Description The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Project Accountant for the Facilities Services Department. The Project Accountant assumes responsibility over specialized and complex accounting areas such as Utility Accounting and/or Construction Project Accounting and provides support in reviewing accounting transactions to ensure accuracy and compliance. The Accountant reconciles, analyzes, and compiles information to create and prepare complex spreadsheets in order to provide projections, forecasts, analysis, and fiscal reports to the Facilities Services Department. The Accountant supports Facilities Service Accounting Services and reports directly to the Assistant Director, Accounting Services.
The ideal candidate will possess:
Intermediate to advance Excel and Access skills including expertise in quantitative and qualitative data reporting and analysis; excellent verbal and written skills; strong organizational and multitasking skills including the ability to manage and meet multiple deadlines; ability to work independently and as part of a team; intermediate knowledge of accounting, forecasting, budgeting, project accounting, cost accounting principles and processes including AR, AP and account reconciliation; ability to understand and interpret formalized policies, guidelines, rules and regulations; gain an understanding of complex issues and analyze complex data; explain complex processes and procedures; and write reports, business correspondence and procedures; knowledge of higher education accounting and business procedures; fund accounting and budgeting concepts; and financial and accounting internal control standards.
Required Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree and two years of related work experience; OR a Master’s Degree and one year of related work experience in general accounting, project accounting, cost accounting, and/or utility accounting.
A valid Class “C” Nevada driver’s license or higher operator’s license within 30 days of appointment.
Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a “Top Tier” Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located... in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.