Position is responsible for various general accounting functions related to data integrity of general ledger activities and monthly, quarterly and yearly closing processes.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Responsible for data integrity and department approval of various on-line documents (journals and budget adjustments, receipt voucher, purchase orders, travel documents, change orders and invoices).
Creates and maintains various general ledger account profiles, including creating new departments and funds. Assures the integrity of general ledger accounts, analyzes and solves system problems pertaining to these accounts and responds to various inquires on general accounting and departmental issues.
Responsible for timely processing of all Accounting Information Systems documents according to closing schedules, investigates and corrects module rejects in a timely manner.
Responsible for preparing various general ledger entries to facilitate monthly, quarterly and yearly closing and for reconciling, reporting and analyzing various general ledger accounts.
Assists with administrative general accounting and system related projects on an as needed basis with direction from supervisor.
Assists with special projects such as division financial plan and budget.
Establishes and maintains systems to monitor department income and expense.
A Bachelorâ™s degree in accounting or business with excellent interpersonal communication skills both written and verbal.
General ledger experience.
Proficient in Word and Excel.
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple task and deadlines with varying degrees of pressure.
Ability to exercise good judgement and take correction action as needed.
Be reliable and accurate.
Must have strong organizational and follow up- skills with the ability to handle confidential information.
Working knowledge of general office equipment, computers, calculator with effective interpersonal, communication and organizational skills, utilizing programs/software such as AIS, FOCUS, Word/Excel, etc.
Equivalent of an associates degree in business/accounting with three to five years of general accounting experience.
$21.60 - $33.45 / HourlyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.
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