Temporary Accounting Assistant

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Job Title: Temporary Accounting Assistant
Location: Finance
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 4920
Staff Posting Details
Appointment: Temporary, full-time position anticipated to last through October 2019.

Position Summary: Provide accounting and clerical support to the Office of Finance.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Daily deposit taking from departments
  • Weekly cashiering
  • Coordinating Loomis pickups
  • Responding to certain KACE service request tickets
  • Wire request forms
  • Reconciliations as needed
  • Sending out budget to actual reports

  • Must have experience in accounting and working in a financial office, with non-profit accounting preferred.
  • Experience with cashiering and reconciliations is preferred
  • Personal computing competencies at the intermediate level or higher to include networks, Internet, Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, including e-mail, calendaring, mail merge functions, formulas, charts, and graphs), shared files, and printing. Experience with Microsoft Access and/or other database reporting software is a plus. Proficient keyboarding skills. Basic bookkeeping skills, proficiency with a 10-key adding machine, and accurate data entry skills needed. Ability to work well under time constraints and to address multiple tasks simultaneously. When immediate service is needed (interruptions), must demonstrate a gracious and nimble response. Ability to respectfully work, communicate and provide leadership within a diverse campus community.
Compensation and Benefits: Decisions about starting salaries are made based on the extent and relatedness of the candidate's education and experience and on internal equity and market considerations.

This position is non-exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

This position is not eligible for benefits.

Application Deadline: Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient number of qualified candidates have been identified.

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Applications submitted without the required attachments will not be considered.

All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of a background inquiry and if applicable for the position, drug screen, physical test and functional assessment.

Diversity Statement:

    We acknowledge the richness of commonalities and differences we share as a university community; the intrinsic worth of all who work and study here; that education is enhanced by investigation of and reflection upon multiple perspectives.We aspire to create respect for and appreciation of all persons as a key characteristic of our campus community; to increase the diversity of all parts of our University community through commitment to diversity in our recruitment and retention efforts; to foster a spirit of openness to active engagement among all members of our campus community.We act to achieve an environment that welcomes and supports diversity; to ensure full educational opportunity for all who teach and learn here; to prepare effectively citizen-leaders for a pluralistic world.
Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. To learn more please visit: http://www.pugetsound.edu/about/diversity-at-puget-sound/

The University of Puget Sound is an equal opportunity employer.

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Posted: 6/29/2019
Application Due: 8/16/2019
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