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Senior Accountant, Finance (1513)

Idaho State University
Job Location:
Business and Financial Services
Senior Accountant, Finance (1513)
Pocatello - Main

Institution Information

Idaho State University, established in 1901, is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution, with a culture built on trust, compassion, stability, and hope. ISU serves over 12,000 students in Pocatello, Meridian, Twin Falls, and Idaho Falls. Students and faculty at ISU are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions. We are proud to offer exceptional academics nestled in the grand, natural beauty of the West. We invite you to apply to be a part of our University community!

Job Description

The primary purpose of this position is to provide accounting functions to the finance department. This includes document review and processing, assisting with training, and providing back up functions for the accounts payable manager.

Key Responsibilities
  • Review and approve Direct Pay Forms in Jaggaer and DocuSign
  • Review check reissue forms and provide GL detail to Ap for processing
  • Post GL corrections (Journal Vouchers)
  • Review, monitor and pass pcard transactions from BofA Works system to Banner.
  • Reconcile travel card transactions between Banner and Chrome River
  • Reconcile Ghost Cards in Jaggaer
  • Perform system administrator duties in Jaggaer system
  • Jaggaer training and technical support for departments on campus
  • Process department interdepartmental Passes
  • Agency/CWSP/IF and UofI Billings
  • Website Development/maintenance within CMS and google sites
  • Develop Employee onboarding and training
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance, or a related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in accounts payable, financial system administration, or a similar role
  • Proficient in financial management systems
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, capable of working effectively with staff at all levels
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet tight deadlines
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with Jaggaer, Banner, and ERP systems
  • 5 years of experience in Higher Education
  • Familiarity with content management systems (CMS) and website development tools
  • Demonstrated experience in training and development
Additional Information

You must submit your CV/resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references, including current contact information. This position will remain open until it is filled; however, priority consideration will be given to applications received prior to May 1, 2024. Salary will be between $55,000 - $60,000 per year, commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include comprehensive health, dental, and vision; life insurance; disability plan; employee assistance program (EAP); excellent retirement options and company contribution; and generous paid time off/sick leave accrual. All offers of employment are conditional pending the successful completion of a background investigation, provided by HireRight.

Posting Number: req2178
Type: Working 12 months per year
Position: Non-classified Staff
Division: Finance and Administration

The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

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