A detailed, digital-first professional who enjoys learning and unafraid to try new things
A creative problem-solver to achieve success and enjoys working with highly engaged co-workers focused on organizational outcomes
An eager contributor who may benefit from workplace flexibility and thinks they should work wherever the work requires
Values-driven and craving to be part of an organization working to improve the lives of alumni around the world
A team player who values differences, is entrepreneurial/innovative and would enjoy working for a top ranked employer in Minnesota
The UMAA Finance Specialist reports to the accounting manager and supports the Association’s financial and office operations. The position advances the mission of the organization by managing, entering and reconciling expense and revenue transactions. The role is a resource to all staff with transaction inquiries and corrections.
Essential Functions*: (85% of Job)
Enter or supervise the entry membership transactions into membership database
Enter or supervise the entry of accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions
Create and distribute checks
Create and enter general ledger deposit entities
Oversee staff and supervisor expense line-item recording and approval
Create and enter credit card and reimbursement entries
Provide assistance to Reconcile credit card merchant account payment gateway activity vs. on-line source transactions through batch processing. Enter deposit information into the general ledger
Assist Director of Membership marketing in membership fulfillment tasks
Download and process telemarketing transactions
Prepare new and renewed member card files
Receive, stamp and distribute bills and invoices
NonâEssential Functions: (15% of Job)
Assistance with special events
Provide support for data inquiry requests
Other duties as assigned
*- The employer retains the right to modify the functions of the position
This is a non-exempt position paying up to $24/hour depending on experience and includes paid leave and other benefits. The position currently can work remotely most of the time.
Four years of related bookkeeping, banking, or accounting reconciliation experience. Training and education may be substituted for some years of experience.
High school diploma/GED
General computer skills and experience using Microsoft Office and Google app programs.
Skilled in computer navigation and use of accounting software
Ability to pass background check for PCI compliance certification
Experience with non-profit organizations
Experience with Dynamics Great Plains
Familiarity with databases and data entry processes
Experience with reconciliations
Some supervisory experience
Experience with membership transactions
To be successful in the position, a person will:
Be able to accurately enter transactions and reconcile them
Be able to provide direction to student assistants entering transactions
An ability to learn multi-step processes and to efficiently repeat them
Maintain a commitment to consistently providing very good customer service to other staff and alumni
An understanding of bookkeeping and the accounting cycle
An ability to change tasks quickly and remain productive
* The Employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.