Finance Accounting Specialist

USA, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
May 04, 2017
Temple University
Faculty Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Assists in the preparation, review and maintenance of relevant financial and fiscal business documents, reports, files and records of financial transactions. Performs assigned duties, under general supervision, such as: tracking financial expenditures; preparing monthly expenditure reports on contracts/grants; preparing and tracking requisitions; reconciling University cost centers, prepare contracts, invoices and analyzes financial information to determine present and future financial performance. Liaison with other fiscal entities at the University. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree, preferably in accounting, finances or related business field and a minimum of one year of directly related experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills & Abilities:

* Must have excellent organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines.

* High professional standards and attention to detail is required.

* Knowledge of accounting practices, billing, and collection activity.

* Demonstrated customer service skills.

* Ability to work on multiple competing projects.

* Strong written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to effectively communicate with diverse groups of individuals.

* Understanding of financial reporting principles.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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