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Accountant III

University of Florida

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Accountant III

Job No: 531634
Work Type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance
Department: 64601000 - FA-GEN ACCTG AND FIN RPTG ADMN

Job Description

Classification Title:

Accountant III

Job Description:

This position, part of the General Accounting and Financial Reporting department within the CFO Division, is responsible for ensuring the integrity of the University of Florida's general ledger (GL). This position is responsible for assisting with the maintenance of the University's general ledger, monitoring GL journals, providing guidance to end users, and act as a subject matter expert for system functionality and financial information reports. This position could also assist with University reporting needs and Auxiliary Accounting department support. The incumbent will work frequently with CFO Division and financial users across the University to deliver high-quality customer service, review current processes for efficiency and effectiveness and explore innovative solutions.

Expected Salary:

$65,000- $75,000 annually; commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and four years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

This position must be proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Outlook, and Word. Also, have extensive knowledge/understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

Ability to analyze and solve problems, interpret, and recommend solutions or changes.

Excellent customer service skills, including strong written and verbal communications skills. Ability to work effectively I both team and individual settings.

Experience with fiscal operations, using PeopleSoft and/or managing general ledgers, at the University of Florida is preferred.

Ability to work and maintain effective working relationships with others, to understand, interpret and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures; to effectively communicate in writing and orally; to complete work according to scheduled deadlines; to work with limited supervision; to utilize problem solving techniques and to work independently.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume, cover letter and a list of professional references.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:

Applications Close: 03 Jun 2024

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