The University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB) is seeking an Accountant Sr. to perform a variety of professional accounting duties such as monitoring accounts, preparing entries, gathering data, generating a variety of routine and ad hoc financial reports, reviewing projected budget versus actual performance, and conducting special analyses and projects. To identify, analyze, interpret and ensure appropriate recording of financial transactions. To advise and/or resolve difficult accounting problems for less experienced accounting staff and hospital departments. To monitor monthly financial statements and project reports and direct any problems to appropriate personnel. To cooperate with independent, regulatory and third party auditors in conducting audits. To aid in the implementation of and facilitates use of the Decision Support System for budgeting and financial reporting. To assist in maintaining and monitoring contract administration system. To supervise and train assigned accounting staff.
(Annual Salary: $52,555 - $54,131.64)
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or related field and four (4) years of related experience required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.
Tax experience will be a plus
Working in a team environment and able to pitch in as needed/directed
Eagerness to learn and grow in the field of accounting/reporting
:Professional & Managerial
:113600000 Controller's Office
Work Arrangement (final schedule to be determined by the department/hiring manager):Hybrid Eligible
In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.