Requisition Number: 201300303S
Department: Office of the President
Full Time Part Time: Full Time
Educational Experience Requirement: High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent. College courses in accounting, bookkeeping, and/or business would be helpful. Four years of experience in accounting or a related field. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature and Purpose of Position: To perform difficult accounting clerical work involving one or a combination of the following: Performance of the most complex accounting clerical tasks requiring the use of considerable independent judgment and a thorough knowledge of bookkeeping principles. Performing the most complex accounting clerical tasks such as taking trial balances, and processing non-routine accounts payable.
Primary Responsibilities: This position serves as the accountant and receptionist for the Office of the President. Prepares various vendor payments, answers inquires regarding policies and procedures, assists university staff with completing forms, and provides information. Researches more complex vendor inquiries and assists in a team lead function in the absence of the supervisor. Reconciles purchasing card and prepares payments. Either alone or in combination with supervisory duties, performs the most complex clerical tasks such as taking trial balances, including reconciliation of discrepancies and making required corrections; maintaining budget, general ledger, and other control accounts, and processing non-routine accounts payable, ensuring timely payments to receive appropriate discounts. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Other Specifications: Use of calculator and/or computer terminal. May require the ability to type. Proficiency and accuracy in all duties performed. Work is performed mostly in a general office or other reasonably pleasant working area with an almost complete absence of disagreeable working conditions. Work requires the ability to perform work of considerable complexity which involves working independently towards general results, devising new work methods, interpreting policy, or meeting new conditions necessitating a high degree of ingenuity, initiative, and judgment. May devote from 25% to 50% of time to routine contacts by telephone with employees of other departments in obtaining or supplying information relating to work.