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Job No. 147247

  • Job Title:
  • Accounting Specialist
  • Employer:
  • University of Utah
  • Location:
  • Salt Lake City , UT
  • Posting Date:
  • 04-Aug-2022
  • Description:
  • Job Summary
    Performs a variety of business operation and accounting duties that range in level of complexity from clerical accounting duties such as managing receivables, overseeing departmental petty cash, and reviewing travel reports, to more complex duties such as reconciling monthly budget reports, submitting department financial reports, and managing departmental inventory.
    Responsibilities
    Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

    Reconciles monthly budget statements and maintains back-up documentation.
    Maintains department budget and fund balance tracking reports, primarily using PeopleSoft and Excel.
    Reviews revenue and expense documents for accuracy and ensures transactions are charged correctly.
    Submits monthly correcting journal entries and cafeteria internal transfers to the general ledger.
    Tracks new inventory and updates the department asset management system.
    Serves as the point of contact for department key requests and transfers.
    Manages the Business Office receivables log to assist with departmental deposits.
    Assists the Director of Finance with other required financial report submissions.
    Performs other duties and special projects as assigned and has the opportunity to take on additional responsibilities within the business office.

    This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

    Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

    Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

    Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

    Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

    Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

    Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.


    This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
    Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
    Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
    Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
    Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
    Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
    Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
    Minimum Qualifications
    Associate’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field
    two years of collegiate athletics business office, clerical accounting, or relevant experience.
    The ability to understand, interpret, and apply University and departmental regulations;
    Capable of working in a fast-paced environment and completing multiple tasks and projects in a timely manner.
    Human relations and effective communication skills required.
    Experience using programs such as Access, Excel, and PeopleSoft.demonstrated spreadsheet
    Must Have valid Driver’s License

    Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
    Preferences
    Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or related field.
    Skilled in using Microsoft Access, Excel, and Word.
  •  Contact information:
  • University of Utah
  • Salt Lake City, UT 84112
  • United States
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