Accountant Specialist

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Job Title:

Accountant Specialist

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Department Name:

3A300:Accounting & Financial Reporting Services

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

3 yrs

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Physical Requirements:

Lifting, pushing, or pulling of objects up to 25 lbs., sitting for long periods of time.


Monday – Friday; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (40 hours/week).

Job Summary:

This position reviews, creates, maintains and monitors various capital project accounts and debt service payments and reports. Also, regularly audits for compliance with complex State and University regulations as they pertain to capital projects. Other responsibilities include the preparation of quarterly and annual audited financial reports as assigned. Accuracy, timeliness, and attention to detail are essential.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, database software, SAP, and exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Prefer a degree in accounting.

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Job No:
Posted: 11/19/2020
Application Due: 2/17/2021
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