Senior Accountant

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Job Description
The Finance Office of the University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC) is recruiting for a Senior Accountant with skills and competency to track spending on grants for its principal investigators, which includes generating and distributing accurate monthly reports, analyzing monthly reports and clearing deficits, and monitoring purchase orders on grant/sponsor projects. This is a partially remote position.

UMB offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to eligible employees. This position receives an annual leave package starting with 22 accrued vacation days, 14 floating and observed holidays, 15 sick days, and 3 personal days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; professional learning and development opportunities; flexible schedules and teleworking options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.

UMB requires all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be processed through Human Resources.

Primary Duties:

  • Generate and distribute accurate monthly financial reports to assigned principal investigators (PIs).
  • Analyze monthly reports and clear deficits.
  • Monitor purchase orders on grant/sponsor projects, as well as sub-recipient purchase orders.
  • Perform advanced level review and complex analysis of accounting transactions to ensure completeness, accuracy, and conformance with uniform accounting principles and practices. May supervise staff.
  • Prepare and review general ledger activities and advance level accounting transactions ensuring completeness, internal accuracy, and conformance with uniform Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Review financial statements for accuracy and compliance, such as income statement, balance sheet, and operating activities cash flows. Ensure accounts are in agreement and identify variances. Investigate discrepancies to determine cause and document correction.
  • Ensure details of financial transactions are recorded in journals, ledgers, and automated system by others. Examine and ensure integrity/reliability of the financial accounting system. Work with principal investigators, faculty, or staff members to identify potential ledger discrepancies between financial system and departmental records.
  • Verify the accuracy of various internal/external financial ledgers, schedules, exhibits and summaries along with any assigned databases and ensure application of policies, procedures, and acceptable standards.
  • Assist in defining and monitoring of financial critical path unit and project activities, resolve issues and escalate complex matters as needed to the appropriate contact(s).
  • Utilize quantitative and qualitative approaches to develop financial forecast performance. Assist in the development of short- and long-term forecast for unit.
  • Monitor and delegate assigned budgetary transactions (i.e., payroll, accounts receivable, forecasts) on a daily basis.
  • Review tangible and intangible asset statements and assist in development of lifecycle asset management plan.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration.

Experience: Three (3) years of accounting related experience using Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Advanced knowledge of Excel and Quantum Analytics System preferred.

Other:  Related experience may be substituted for education.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of position requirements. Knowledge of all applicable requirements, regulations, and laws. Skill in effective use of applicable technology/systems. Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts. Ability to work cooperatively with others and independently. Ability to demonstrate, understand, apply, and adhere to the UMB Core Values of Respect and Integrity, Well-being and Sustainability, Equity and Justice, and Innovation and Discovery.

Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience.

UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at [email protected].

If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request. You may also contact [email protected]. Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.



Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff
Shift: Day Job
Organization: School of Medicine - Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
Job Posting: Apr 27, 2022
Unposting Date: Ongoing

Organization

Welcome to the Baltimore campus of the University of Maryland, founded in 1807 along a ridge in what was then called Baltimore Town. Today, this 61-acre research and technology complex encompasses 65 buildings in West Baltimore near the Inner Harbor.

The University is Maryland's only public academic health, human services, and law center. Seven professional and graduate schools train the majority of the state's physicians, nurses, dentists, lawyers, social workers, and pharmacists.

Under the leadership of President Jay A. Perman, MD, the University is a leading partner in the redevelopment of the west side of Baltimore. The University of Maryland BioPark, which opened in October 2005, promotes collaborative research opportunities and bioscience innovation.

Sponsored research totaled $567.1 million in Fiscal Year 2010. With 6,349 students and 6,717 faculty members and staff, the University is an economic engine that returns more than $15 in economic activity for every $1 of state general funds appropriation. The University community gives more than 2 million hours a year in service to the public.

Mission


The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State¹s public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.

 

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Equal Opportunity


The University of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital status or veteran's status to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote employees and applicants for employment in all job levels with regard to their qualifications and without consideration to the aforementioned categories. Exceptions to this policy will be made only as allowed by law for example, due to bona fide occupational qualifications or lack of reasonable accommodations for disabilities.

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