Bachelorâs degree and 5 years of related experience
Bachelorâs degree in Accounting or Finance Experience with travel reimbursement Experience with the stale dated check and escheatment process Experience with auditing
Summary Performs professional accounting activities for specialized, complex and/or functional areas requiring advanced knowledge and professional application of accounting principles, practices and techniques in accordance with industry standards, current laws, and university policy.
Example of Duties â¢ Plans, directs, organizes, and schedules the activities of a specialized accounting function or several accounting areas. â¢ Advises administrative management regarding procedures concerning expenditures and other accounting practices. â¢ Prepares and/or supervises the preparation of financial reports and reconciliation. â¢ Prepares and/or directs the preparation of specialized or highly complex reports, statements, surveys, or analyses for management. â¢ Maintains accounting and budget records. â¢ Recommends alternatives to management when accounting data indicates trends or situations requiring action to be taken beyond the scope of responsibilities. â¢ Researches, analyzes, and uses independent judgment in a variety of daily and non-routine decisions affecting assigned function. â¢ Reviews statements of accounting information and other reports provided by the university general ledger system. â¢ Provides internal/external training, both orally and in writing on accounting systems, procedures, and practices. â¢ Provides technical advice and services to lower-level accountants or other university staff with problems, complex issues, or special projects. â¢ Researches and evaluates new or changed accounting principles and practices.
Level Guidelines â¢ Senior-level position possessing high-level professional and/or technical skills working independently under minimal supervision to support ISUâs mission and department or work unit goals â¢ Applies senior-level professional knowledge and expertise to work requiring greater latitude â¢ Solves moderately complex problems and regularly exercises judgment to determine appropriate action â¢ Regularly exercises judgment to resolve problems and determine appropriate action on a broad set of issue and problems. May provide recommendations regarding problems/issues outside the bounds of defined procedures and practices â¢ Responds to complicated inquiries, provides training, and provides direction to lower-level staff â¢ May lead projects for which well-defined practices and procedures may not exist â¢ Provides guidance to students
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period
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Why Choose ISU? Iowa State University is committed to fostering a workplace of belonging, where diversity is celebrated and equity is a core value. Our Iowa State Employees enjoy comprehensive health and work life benefits, including medical and dental; as well as: â¢ Retirement benefits including defined benefit and defined contribution plans â¢ Generous vacation, holiday and sick time and leave plans â¢ Onsite childcare (Ames, Iowa) â¢ Life insurance and long-term disability â¢ Flexible Spending Accounts â¢ Various voluntary benefits and discounts â¢ Employee Assistance Program â¢ Wellbeing program â¢ This job may also be eligible for flexible work schedules and flexible workplace options that may include flexible working hours and a hybrid working environment.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.