Reports To: UCI Temporary Employment Services (TES) Department Manager
Working Title: Temporary General Accountant III
Department: UCI Temporary Employment Services (TES) Department
Bargaining Unit: 99
Job Code: 007735
Job Location: UCI Campus - Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F
Employee Class: Floater
The Temporary General Accountant III is independently responsible for reviewing and analyzing accounting transactions and implementing financial statement or report changes to meet Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) requirements and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Accounting tasks are performed under minimal supervision and work is reviewed in terms of meeting specific goals and objectives in their entirety. Performance at this level involves all facets of high-level accounting and financial analysis, including knowledge of a wide range of concepts, including Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) requirements, General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), University policies and procedures, University accounting policies, the General Ledger System, as well as the skill to interpret and apply this knowledge to the identification and resolution of accounting and financial problems.
Position is hybrid, with at least one day a week in the office. Office is located on the UC Irvine campus in Irvine.
Process journal entries
Prepare complex account reconciliations and investigate discrepancies
Complete month-end close and fiscal close steps as assigned
Perform financial analysis and prepare financial reports
Perform other related duties as assigned
Compensation Range: $74,000 - $80,000 annually, depending on experience
Thorough knowledge of accounting function and assignments.
Ability to independently gather, organize, and perform accounting-related analysis to complete work assignments.
Tactful skill to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with people at all levels to explain policies and procedures, present facts, findings, conclusion and recommendations clearly and concisely
Thorough knowledge of financial transactions and systems, as well as related policy, accounting, and regulatory compliance requirements.
Thorough knowledge of common desktop / web applications.
Thorough knowledge of analytical procedures used in accounting projects of moderate to semi-complex scope.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office. Advanced MS Excel and word skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
Knowledge of accounting and auditing principles and practices, e.g., GAAP, GASB and SAS.
Skills to assign priorities to complete work in a timely manner under tight deadlines and when there are changes in workload and/assignments
Excellent skill to define problems promptly, identify relevant factors, formulate logical conclusions, and come up with solutions to solve problems.
Skill in proposal development, program evaluation, and research methodologies.
Skill to organize and carry out a diversified fiscal closing operation and financial systems development.
Skill to interpret accounting, campus policies and procedures that may be complex or incompletely stated.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
3-5 years' accounting related experience or equivalent combination of experience and education
Sound knowledge of UC policies and procedures.
Experience working in a regulated environment with limited resources.
Working knowledge of UCI financial systems, UCOP financial systems and sub-systems
Specialized skill and knowledge to provide advice to key functional areas in campus wide plant fund
Master of Business administration (MBA) degree in Accounting
California licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Please attach resume.
This is a temporary employment recruitment reporting to the UCI Temporary Employment Services (TES) Department. Interviewing and hiring is based on internal hiring needs and how well the candidate matches the requirements and is a fit to the assignment.
Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in employment with UCI Temporary Employment Services.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:
Background Check and Live Scan
Legal Right to Work in the United States
Smoking and Tobacco Policy
Drug Free Environment
The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact UCI's Employee Experience Center (EEC) at email@example.com or at (949) 824-0500, Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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