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    Accountant

    Oklahoma City University - University Advancement
    Job Description
    Position Summary:
    The Accountant provides accounting services including general ledger accounting, classifying transactions, account reconciliations, budget transfers, journal voucher processing and posting, general data entry and maintenance, account analysis and research, as well as other financial accounting activities.  The Accountant works closely with other members of the Financial Accounting Services team to support the university’s financial processes, procedures, and practices.  The Accountant reports to the Senior Accountant.

    Education/Experience:
    Required: A bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field required. A minimum 12 to 24 months of accounting experience is required.
    Preferred: Additional accounting-related certifications, trainings, and credentials are preferred. Experience in the higher education or non-profit environment is preferred. 

    Essential Functions:
    Demonstrate an attitude and behavior that reflects the values and mission of the department and University.
    Provide accounting services including, but not limited to the following:
    • Acquire and maintain a familiarity and working knowledge of the University’s integrated software systems for financial records (Banner/Ellucian)
    • Acquire and maintain an in-depth working knowledge of current University accounting policies
    • Prepare, process, and post journal voucher entries
    • Process inter-departmental transfers and/or budget transfers as requested
    • Prepare data files for upload to financial records
    • Prepare multiple bank statement reconciliations monthly
    • Assist in month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing
    • Prepare and analyze account reconciliations as needed
    • Participate in annual audit process as assigned
    • Provide guidance to departments as needed to ensure compliance with university accounting policies and practices
    • Coordinate with departments as needed to review, research, and resolve accounting issues
    Share in other responsibilities of the Financial Accounting Services department including special projects and initiatives as needed
    Other duties as assigned.

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
    • Knowledge of principles and practices of financial record keeping, audits, and accounting functions.
    • Knowledge of and ability to apply accounting principles (GAAP) to work assignments.
    • Knowledge of and ability to implement internal control concepts.
    • Ability to apply accounting practices including computation, reconciliation, and other processes to complete work assignments.
    • Skill in commonly utilized accounting software and tools including Excel and databases.
    • Technical fluency in commonly used software, applications, programs, and other resources and the ability to acquire new technical skills quickly.
    • Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external constituents.
    • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and work on multiple assignments simultaneously.
    • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
    • Ability to develop a system of organization
    • Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external constituents.
    • Ability to maintain confidential information.
    For additional information and to apply online please click: https://jobs.silkroad.com/OKCU/StaffCareers/JobDetail/976 
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