The Accountant II position is responsible for the oversight and processing of all financial transactions related to the Raj Soin College of Business and the College of Liberal Arts. This includes creating and maintaining accurate, compliant, and confidential records, performing account reconciliations, analysis, policy education and enforcement, as well as budget/expense forecasting as requested by the Business Manager of these colleges. This position requires initiative, judgment and considerable verbal and written contact with faculty and staff across campus.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance with a minimum of one year of relevant work experience in accounting or finance; OR a Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of accounting/finance work experience. Ability to manage multiple tasks, remain organized, deal with a heavy workload, prioritize work, and apply a high level of attention to detail. Proficient with Microsoft Excel.
Experience with Banner Finance, Wright Buy, and ChromeRiver.
Essential Functions and percent of time::
25%-Maintains all records for the Raj Soin College of Business and the College of Liberal Arts. Works closely with departments to ensure all financial transactions are processed efficiently, accurately and timely. This may require handling large sums of money, numerous credit card transactions and securing confidential information. Processes purchase orders and/or, direct review and approves departmental purchase orders, and cash remittance vouchers. Frequently communicates with university accounts payable & bursar office personnel as well as outside vendors. 20%-Reconciles financial transactions to Banner Finance to ensure all transactions are accurate and appropriate for each fund/org, processes correcting journal vouchers as needed. Maintains financial documents in a highly organized and orderly fashion. Reconciles payments made through our on-line MarketPlace websites. Analyzes various orgs/account codes for expense trends and budget concerns as well as regular encumbrance review. Assists departments with financial reconciliation process. 20%-Policy review, education and enforcement. Ensures all University Policies are adhered to in relation to financial transactions. Guides, educates and enforces these policies to faculty, staff, and students that work in these offices. Helps facilitate and train employees as well as reviews policies and procedures at monthly Budget Team meetings to ensure all faculty and staff have the training and tools necessary to perform their job while ensuring they are compliant. 15% – Oversees the university's travel and expense management for the departments. Provides system training and support for all faculty and staff as well as training materials. Reviews expense reports submitted by staff for accuracy. 15% – Assists the Business Manager with the handling of all Personnel Action Forms and EPAF's across the units. This includes a monthly reconciliation to ensure all positions are appropriately funded and that faculty, staff, and students are paid correctly by the university. 5%-Provides expense projections, budget forecasts, and participates in the annual budgeting process as requested by the Business Manager. Provides information (supporting documents) for yearly external audit and as needed for internal audits.
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