Financial Reporting Accountant Sr

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Financial Specialist II

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Financial Reporting Accountant Sr

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for fixed asset and debt accounting for the William & Mary and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science. The incumbent will assist the Director of Financial Reporting in the preparation of the Annual Consolidated Financial Report for William & Mary (W&M) the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) and Richard Bland College (RBC) as well as other financial reports and ensure the integrity of data in the university’s financial system.

Required Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s degree or comparable education and experience.
•Experience in capital outlay accounting are required.
•Significant progressive experience in accounting.
•Comprehensive understanding of generally accepted accounting principles within a higher education environment
•Strong computer skills including automated accounting systems and spreadsheet applications.
•Strong analytical and communications skills.
•A strong understanding of fixed asset and debt accounting

Preferred Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
•Experience in governmental and/or higher education accounting is strongly preferred
•Knowledge of the Commonwealth’s accounting system, policies and procedures is strongly preferred.

Advertised Pay Range:

Salary range of $46,766 - $62,000, Commensurate with Experience


442000 General Accounting


William & Mary

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Full Time Operational

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EEO Statement:

William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Background Check Statement:

William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Benefits Summary Statement:

William & Mary offers our employees a full array of benefits including retirement, health insurance with options for expanded dental and vision along with group and optional life insurance with coverage for spouse and children, flexible spending accounts, and an EAP (Employee Assistance Program).

Our employees enjoy additional university benefits such as educational assistance, professional development, wellness benefits, and a robust holiday schedule. All employees have access to fitness facilities on campus. Staff members also have access to the university libraries, and much more. To learn more, go to:




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Posted: 2/18/2021
Application Due: 3/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time