Financial Accounting & Reporting Analyst (Accounting Associate) - OBFS University Accounting & Fina

Civil Service Classification Department % Time
(# of months)
Work Schedule Salary Range Financial Accounting & Reporting Analyst (Accounting Associate) OBFS - University Accounting & Financial Reporting 100%
(12 months)
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

To be determined

This position does not require the applicant to be present for an exam. However, you must submit an exam request form to be considered. The University will conduct a credential assessment. Your exam score will be based on the application materials submitted.

The University of Illinois' Office of Business and Financial Services seeks a Financial Accounting and Reporting Analyst (Accounting Associate) to assist the Senior Business and Financial Coordinator in the establishment and administration of procedures for university accounting processes, providing technical and administrative support of advanced accounting functions related to gift, endowment income, self-supporting, service plan, and agency funds. This position will also provide oversight to ensure University compliance with various university, state, and federal policies and guidelines. The analyst will be responsible for the completion of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports and audit schedules; providing quality customer service/support to University units at all University locations related to OBFS policy, the operation of Banner Finance, and related systems.

Minimum Qualifications (with Specialty Factor):
1. (A) Bachelor's degree with a major in Accountancy or a related field AND two (2) years of professional level accounting experience.
(B) Possession of a current registration as a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, or a valid License to practice Public Accounting.
(C) Master's degree in Accountancy or a related field.

2. Additional education, training, and/or work experience in an area of specialization inherent to the position may be required.

Preferred Qualifications:
1. CPA Certification
2. Proficient in database, query and reporting tools, such as Microsoft Access.
3. Ability to apply generally accepted accounting principles in a public University setting within the State of Illinois to ensure compliance with the various State of Illinois policies, guidelines, and regulations.

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Additional Information:
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Special Instructions:
An updated application and copies of college transcripts must be submitted by the time you submit the exam request, which will be no later than August 17, 2017, in addition to any other relevant documents, such as a resume, staff development course listing, etc. These documents can be electronically attached to your online application through the "Documents" link on Part 2 of the application. Be sure to select the appropriate document type for ease of retrieval. Documents may also be submitted in one of the following ways: hand deliver or mail to Staff Human Resources, 52 East Gregory Drive, Champaign, IL, 61820; or fax to 217-244-7304.

To Apply:
Applicants and employees must submit an online Civil Service Application and Exam Request form for FINANCIAL ACCT AND RPT ANALYST (ACCT ASSOC) - OBFS (you must submit both) at by clicking "Apply to Job" on Civil Service Jobs/Application above. If an application was previously submitted, an update is still required, in which case you should follow the instructions for returning applicants. A request to create a civil service application will be processed within three (3) business days (Monday - Friday). Your logon information will be e-mailed to you. When you receive your logon information, you can complete your online Civil Service employment application and exam request form.

Exam Scoring Information:
You will not be required to report in person for this exam. The updated online application and all uploaded, relevant documents, such as a resume, college transcripts, and/or staff development course listings, will be used in the calculation of the exam score. These documents should be uploaded prior to submitting your exam request.

For this Credential Assessment exam, please remember to include all relevant work experience typically including professional level accounting expertise in the management and/or administration of a University/Agency accounting or other financial program.

To view the status of all your exam requests, pending test dates, scores, and current register positions online, go to Log in and click on "Civil Service Activity."

All correspondence to applicants will be sent through e-mail. We suggest you add these e-mail addresses to your e-mail contacts: and

If you have any questions, call us during regular office hours (8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday) at 217-333-2137.

We appreciate your interest in University employment.

Campus' commitment to diversity and Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:
Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (

College Name or Administrative Unit: OBFS
Category: Civil Service
Title: Financial Accounting & Reporting Analyst (Accounting Associate) - OBFS University Accounting & Financial Reporting (Champaign)
Open Date: 08/03/2017
Close Date: 08/17/2017
Organization Name: OBFS - University Payables