Posting DetailsPosting Details Reference Number 40-31916 Posted Job Title ACCOUNTANT C School Name Perelman School of Medicine Org BE-Biostatistics and Epidemiology Posted to the Web 05/06/2019 Posted Job/Salary Grade 026 Employment Type Exempt Hours N/A Position Type Full Time Position Schedule 8:30 to 5:30 Months 12 Position Length Ongoing Position End Date University Overview
The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.
Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.
The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.School/Center Overview
The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/Duties
This position is responsible for the accounting, billing and collections for the primary service centers in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, totaling over $6 Million in annual revenue. The person in this position will review grant proposal budgets prior to submission to gather information regarding proposed service center activity, will review grant award information sheets on a monthly basis to create billing schedules for awarded projects that involve service centers. All of the financial data for projects are reconciled monthly, while working closely with service center managers. The data is also used to develop monthly financial statements provided to various constituents. Additionally, revenue and expense projections are provided to department and school leadership for forecasting staffing levels. This position will be responsible for reviewing, reconciling and analyzing all activities related to the service center accounts in accordance with federal, university and school guidelines, and will provide back up as needed to staff responsible for accounts payable requests and Concur reimbursements.Qualifications
BS/BA and 3-5 years of experience in accounting, preferably in a university setting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to interact in a productive and professional manner
Must be highly computer literate and experienced in all Microsoft Office Programs
Must be reliable, highly accurate, efficient, organized, and confident working independently
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job. Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/45926 Posting Supplemental Questions
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