The University of Pittsburgh Sponsored Projects Accounting department is seeking a Sponsored Projects Accountant. The Sponsored Projects Accountant will be responsible for sponsored projects account activation, account maintenance, invoicing, accounts receivable, financial reporting, customer service, account closing and all other related responsibilities.
Experienced academic background with a bachelor's degree in accounting, a bachelor's degree with significant accounting credits, or a bachelor's degree with significant accounting experience. A commitment to further education is a definite plus.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Department Details: The University of Pittsburgh, Office of the Controller is seeking candidates for the position of Sponsored Project Accountant. This entry-level accounting position reports to the Sponsored Projects Accounting Department of the Office of the Controller. The mission of the Sponsored Projects Accounting Department is to provide accounting and administration for sponsored project funding for the University of Pittsburgh and its affiliates.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Financial.I
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: Less than 1 year experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 4:30
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
Internal Number: 20004613
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.