Accountant

Recruiter
University of Nevada Reno
Location
Reno
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Sep 2019
Closes
17 Oct 2019
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for an Accountant for the Facilities Services Department. The Accountant, under the supervision of the Director of Accounting Services, is responsible for providing accounting services for a specified program, generally one or more of the following: Facilities Maintenance Services Accounting, Campus Utility Accounting, Salary and Wage Accounting, Construction Project Accounting and Parking and Transportation Accounting.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: accurately maintain a specialized sub–ledger or accounting system to ensure accurate budgeting, recording and tracking of all revenue, purchases, and payments for assigned program(s); ensure that obligations and payments are accurately processed and recorded; create and maintain data analytics to provide trending, estimating and projection records; collaborate with Facilities Services personnel and campus departments as needed regarding program funding, accuracy of budgets and transactions, and changes in policies and procedures; provide updates and respond to questions about specialized programs; provide updates and consultation on the status of funds, restrictions, methods of payment, budget limitations and shortfalls; provide monthly reports on program budgets versus actual expenses; and ensure compliance with all applicable state, university, and accounting rules, regulations, policies and procedures.


The ideal candidate will possess: strong organizational and multitasking skills including the ability to manage and meet multiple deadlines; ability to work independently and as part of a team; intermediate to advance Excel skills including the ability to create spreadsheets which include formulas and pivot tables; excellent verbal and written skills, intermediate knowledge of accounting, forecasting, budgeting, cost accounting principles and processes including AR, AP and account reconciliation; ability to understand and interpret formalized policies, guidelines, rules and regulations; ability to gain an understanding of complex issues and analyze complex data; explain complex processes and procedures; and write reports, business correspondence and procedures; knowledge of higher education accounting and business procedures; fund accounting and budgeting concepts; and financial and accounting internal control standards.


Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree and two (2) years of relevant work experience; OR a Master's Degree and one (1) year of relevant work experience in general accounting, project accounting, cost accounting, and/or utility accounting. A valid Class "C" driver's license or higher operator's license within 30 days of appointment.


Preferred Qualifications

Candidates with the following certifications are encouraged to apply: Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA)


Schedule

The typical work schedule is Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; this is subject to change based on organizational needs. This position is subject to occasional travel. This position is designated as Essential Personnel. In the event of a campus emergency, special event, closure to maintain campus safety or building operations, this position may be required to work outside of regularly scheduled hours.


Compensation Grade

B


Total Compensation

The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long–term disability, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant–in–aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit:


Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual–career couples' professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Program


Department Information

The Facilities Services Department is an organizational unit of the Division of Administration and Finance, and includes Planning and Construction Services, Parking and Transportation Services, and Maintenance Services. For more information, please visit:


Posting Close Time

This posting will close at 12:00 am on the date listed below. The posting will no longer be available to apply to after 11:59 pm the day prior.


Posting Close Date

10/16/2019

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