Accountant I - Senior Accountant - 513010

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Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Accounting/Bookkeeping

Pay Grade/Pay Range: 57 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 34424.04 Midpoint - $ 50252.76

Department/Organization: 301101 - VP Advancement

Normal Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm

Job Summary: Performs a broad scope of professional accounting activities requiring experienced, professional knowledge and application of accounting principles and practices.

Additional Department Summary: Performs advanced professional accounting activities for a specialized, functional area requiring application of an advanced professional knowledge of accounting principles and practices. Ensures or evaluates compliance and accountability of business operations and processes.
Assists the Executive Director of Advancement Operations to organize and coordinate the services that fall under the financial umbrella of the Division. This position will oversee the purchasing process and perform all aspects of accounting and budgeting for the Division.

Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting or Finance and one (1) year of accounting experience; OR a CPA and some accounting experience.

Skills and Knowledge: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to meet deadlines and work cross functionally with other departments to accomplish a common goal. Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. Must have strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks through the use of reporting. Must be proficient with Microsoft Excel.

Preferred Qualifications: One year of work experience within higher education or non-profit organization. Knowledge of UA's accounting and budget policies and procedures. Banner experience preferred.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

Advertised: 30 Apr 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 07 May 2021 Central Daylight Time

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Posted: 5/2/2021
Application Due: 5/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time