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Position TitleAccountantPosition StatusFull-Time Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

Reporting to the Controller, the Accountant performs a variety of accounting and reporting functions including account analysis, account reconciliations, and assistance with the annual audit.


Responsible to model the University Mission through dedicated job performance, service excellence to constituencies, respectful collaboration and active support of the University’s Mission in Catholic and Lasallian higher education.

-Prepare and enter journals with proper support and documentation
-Collaborate with the Payroll Coordinator and process the student employment payroll
-Maintain University credit card program
-Review and analyze budget variances
-Assist with budget requisition queue review and approvals
-Assist in preparation of annual audit work papers
-Reconcile various accounts as assigned
-Perform various account analysis as assigned
-Provide various ad-hoc accounting reports as needed
-Complete other duties and projects as assigned by the Controller or Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree (Bachelor’s degree in the field of Accounting or Business preferred). CPA credentials a plus but not required. A minimum of three to five years of accounting or business experience. Strong organizational skills with the ability to work in a fast paced environment. Team player with the ability to work independently. Ability to use professional judgment and to implement technology into processes. Excel spreadsheet proficiency required.

Preferred Qualifications

Banner and higher education experience a plus

Essential DutiesWork hours


Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberS00557Posting Date 08/16/2019Closing DateOpen Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions SummarySupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess a valid Certified Public Accountant Certificate?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience with Banner?
    • Yes, 2 or more years
    • Yes, less than 2 years
    • No
  3. * Do you have accounting or business experience with an institution of higher education or other not-for-profit organization?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B status)?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 9/20/2019
    Application Due: 9/25/2019
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