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Accountant

Company:
The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Category:
Business and Financial Services

Posting Number: req11187

Department: Treasury

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

Treasury is currently seeking a disciplined individual to work within the Treasury Operations area of the Financial Services. The successful candidate will be required to exhibit professional and competent knowledge of accounting principles and practices, general banking practices, spreadsheets, and databases. They will be required to exercise discretion and creativity on assignments of a varied and diverse nature, embrace Financial Service's values and demonstrate a willingness to apply these values in their work and their interactions with others.

The University of Arizona is located in the heart of Tucson - Home of the Wildcats! Financial Services, a division of Business Affairs, plays a vital role in the daily University operations by providing quality financial and business services in support of the University's faculty, staff, and students. Financial Services is a diverse organization of over 200 employees who prosper in a team-oriented environment that emphasizes the values of integrity, inclusion, compassion, exploration, adaptation and determination. Come be a part of a team that is full of fun, dynamic, and highly motivated employees!

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supports banking and
    merchant services for University departments/units to establish bank accounts,
    merchant account and accept bank/credit cards as a form of payment for services
    performed or for merchandise sold by such units and affiliates. Coordinating
    all merchant compliance activities that are required or directed by University
    policies, payment card industry, University Information Security Office, and
    acquiring bank standards. Conducts on campus trainings related to topics such
    as credit card terminals, desktop deposit and account reconciliation. Maintains
    merchant and bank relationships.
  • Supports the cash accounting
    activity, which generates cash inflows and outflows on the University's behalf,
    including 18 bank accounts and multiple general ledger accounts. Performs a
    broad scope of professional accounting activities, such as initiating, reviewing,
    monitoring, reconciling and approving financial transactions and investigating any
    accounting discrepancies and identifying solutions.
  • Provides advice and
    services to management, FSNV and other University staff with problems, complex
    accounting issues or special projects.
  • Supports annual audit
    folder for bank reconciliations to include financial schedules and footnotes.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related area
    with accounting course work AND one year of professional accounting experience;
    OR,
  • Any equivalent combination of experience, training
    and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • General banking experience
  • Experience with UAccess Financials
  • Experience completing problem solving and analytical duties
  • Experience using spreadsheet and database applications such as MS Excel and MS Access
  • Experience with adapting and being flexible in a rapidly changing environment where job duties change and new procedures are initiated
  • Five (5) years of progressively responsible and diverse accounting experience and course work, which includes at least one year of professional accounting, in which a broad exposure to all areas of accounting and accounting principles, practices and procedures was acquired

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Finance

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $48,000

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Grade

6

Career Stream and Level

PC1

Job Family

Accounting

Job Function

Finance

Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to job duties)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

bass-jobs@ba.arizona.edu

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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