Accountant Principal

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Job Title:

Accountant Principal

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

3A250:Endowment Services

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

4 yrs

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Physical Requirements:

Sitting for extended periods of time.


Monday-Friday; 8:00 am-5:00 pm.

Job Summary:

This position assists University Financial Services to achieve its fiduciary and stewardship responsibilities relating to endowments and trusts; provides technical assistance on matters related to budgeting, planning, endowment establishment and reinvestment of income for colleges and units; maintains establishment and updating of endowment accounts in SAP; coordinates the liquidation and recording of stock gifts; prepares financial statement footnotes and analysis as assigned; and provides special assistance to other areas of campus pertaining to endowment and gift accounting.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Proficiency in MS Windows applications, SAP experience, verbal and written communication skills, accounting concepts and practices.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Accounting degree.

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: 1/23/2021
Application Due: 2/2/2021
Work Type: Full Time