Accounting Supervisor Senior

Job description

Job Title:

Accounting Supervisor Senior

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

3A600:Research Financial Services

Work Location:

Lexington, Ky

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Salary Range:


Type of Position:


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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

5 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification:


Physical Requirements:

The essential job functions of this position require you to sit for extended periods of time; attend meetings in various buildings across campus; maintain high levels of concentration and mental attention; communicate effectively through verbal mediums; work extensively on computers; limited lifting of objects.


Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. As a professional supervisor position, additional time as needed to accomplish work goals and meet deadlines.

Job Summary:

The Accounting Supervisor Senior position will be an integral member of the Research Financial Services team, providing guidance and support to staff, peers and campus partners. This position is responsible for the oversight of cost transfers, cash posting, sub-recipient monitoring and accounts receivable processes. This position serves as direct supervisor for the three individuals responsible for the day to day functions in these areas. This position will perform audits of the cost transfer, cash posting, sub-recipient monitoring, and accounts receivable processes. Responsible for assessing and determining prioritization of work assignments, process enhancements and outreach. Provides training, development and evaluation of employee performance. The coordination of data requests, maintenance and ad hoc reporting is also expected. This position is responsible for ensuring compliance with federal, state and university guidelines as it relates to the various areas mentioned above.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Supervision, Leadership, Organization and Planning, Independence, Adaptability, Communication, Teamwork, Time Management, Financial Reporting and Analysis, Problem Solving, Technical Aptitude, Dependability, SAP, BW Web Reporting, BW Bex Reporting, MS excel, MS Windows, MS Word

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Supervision, audit, accounts receivable, compliance specialist

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: 1/7/2021
Application Due: 1/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time