OFFICIAL TITLE: Accountant I, Grade 15 (Accounts Payable) SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Director of Procurement and Accounts Payable SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May supervise student employees
General Statement of Duties: This position is responsible for the timely processing and payment of invoices in accordance with State and University policies and procedures. The Accountant I will demonstrate knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting including payment terms and discounts. The Accountant I will review and analyze invoices, travel requisitions and procurement cards. The Accountant I will obtain appropriate approvals and ensure proper coding of expenses before processing for payment. This position also involves investigating discrepancies as well as maintaining accurate records. This position requires the use of initiative and independent judgment in a fast paced environment.
(E) = Essential Function
Applicants must have at least (A) one year of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in accounting or auditing, or (B) two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, paraprofessional experience in accounting or auditing, or (C) any equivalent combination of the required (A) experience and the substitutions below.
*Education toward such degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.
NOTE: No substitution will be permitted for the required (B) experience.
Worcester State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer which seeks to reflect the diversity of its community.
It is the policy of Worcester State University that all employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 before they begin employment. Proof of the COVID-19 vaccine is required of all individuals hired by WSU, to be verified after an offer of employment has been made, and as part of the background check process. Prospective employees may submit a request for exemption based on a religious and/or medical basis, to Human Resources.
This is a grade 15, non-exempt, full-time (37.5 hours/week), benefited AFSCME position. The bi-weekly salary is $1,820.73 (annual salary is $47,338.98).
Worcester State University offers a competitive benefits package that includes:
We are an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/D/V. Members of traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants must apply online and may do so by visiting www.worcester.edu/careers, and submitting a cover letter, resume, and the contact information of three professional references.
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WORCESTER STATE UNIVERSITY is a vibrant public university located in the residential west side of Worcester, Massachusetts, the second largest city in New England and home to 38,000 college students at more than a dozen colleges and universities. Situated on a compact 58-acre campus, the University offers 50 undergraduate and graduate academic programs to more than 6,400 students annually. The Princeton Review ranks us as one of the 75 "Best Value" public colleges in the country, as well as a "Best in the Northeast" college.