Accounting Associate

Location
Stanford
Posted
Jul 06, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Accounting Associate

Stanford University

Job Number:
79657


Job Code: 4440

Job Grade: E



The Department of Radiology core values are based on professionalism, integrity, personal responsibility, and service. Our culture promotes, recognizes, and values the role of staff as partners in an environment that attracts and fosters the highest quality staff.
We are seeking an Accounting/Finance Associate to provide accounting and finance-related support to a department/unit, program or an accounting/finance function.

Duties include:
  • Review, process, gather, and compile accounting transactions and documents for completeness, accuracy, and compliance.
  • Review transactions, support documents, journal postings, etc. for accuracy, consistency, authorizations and compliance. Monitor transactions in accounting systems for clearing and outstanding items.
  • Compile, maintain, and review data and daily reports for accuracy. Generate standardized financial reports.
  • Resolve transactional inquiries, escalate broader issues.
  • Respond to transactional inquiries from client groups.
  • May be responsible for p-card administration, processing, travel cards and expendable reimbursements.
  • May establish accounts in financial systems; prepare invoices.
  • Participate in new initiatives, as needed such as user testing.
  • Maintain accounting/finance departmental files and desktop procedures and process documents for area of responsibility. Ensure compliance with University policies, and federal regulations and requirements.

    * - Other duties may also be assigned


    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:


  • 3-5 years administrative experience
  • 2-year degree or equivalent
  • Accounting or bookkeeping skills and experience with Stanford Financial Applications
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, meet deadlines, and follow-up and follow through on assigned tasks
  • A problem solver and a team player
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Be highly organized, process and detail-oriented, and possess ability to write and communicate effectively
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn with emphasis upon attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively interact, in a cooperative and supportive role, with a diverse population in a fast-paced environment, with a positive attitude and a pleasant demeanor

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

    High School diploma or equivalent and two years' work experience.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):


  • Knowledge of basic accounting procedures.
  • Ability to operate computerized office applications and accounting systems.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate information to internal audiences and client groups

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently sit, sort, file paperwork or parts, grasp lightly, and use fine manipulation, lift, carry, push and pull objects that weigh 10 pounds or less.
  • Occasionally write by hand, twist, bend, stoop and squat.
  • Rarely stand, walk, reach or work above shoulders and use a telephone.

    * - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

    May work extended hours during peak business cycles.

    WORK STANDARDS:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.



    Job:

    Location: School of Medicine, California, United States
    Schedule:
    Classification Level:

    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




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