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Accountant II/III - College of Engineering

Company: Iowa State University
Location: Ames
Posted on: November 27, 2019

Job Description:

Position Information:Position Title:Accountant II/III - College of EngineeringJob Group:Professional & ScientificRequired Minimum Quals:Bachelor's degree and 1 year of related experience.Preferred Qualifications:Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or Business-Related Major.Experience working with fund accounting.Experience with data manipulation and analysis.Experience with financial reporting.Experience monitoring for compliance with policies.Accounting experience in higher education or non-profit organization.Job Description:The College of Engineering at Iowa State University is seeking qualified candidates for an Accountant II/III to serve on the colleges fiscal operations team. Responsibilities include tracking and reconciling various commitments and accounts; approving transactions within established thresholds and parameters; data collection and entry for college-level projects with fiscal and reputational implications, including surveys and research expenditures; troubleshooting and approving tuition scholarships at the college level; recommending budget adjustments and journals for implementation; and day-to-day accounting management for college administration areas. In addition to aforementioned duties, the Accountant III would have more experience and would be expected the handle the position with more autonomy.The successful candidate will have the ability to comprehend, interpret and apply generally accepted accounting principles, federal costing requirements, and University policies and procedures. The candidate must also possess strong computer skills (including spreadsheet and database) as well as excellent oral and written communications skills with a focus on customer service. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, excellent organizational and time management skills, and the ability to work independently or within a team will be essential for success in this position. All staff members are expected to interact collegially and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethics.The above qualifications are for an Accountant II.Accountant III: Bachelors degree and 2 years of related experience.Appointment Type:RegularNumber of Months Employed Per Year:12 Month Work PeriodTime Type:Full timePay Rate Type:SalaryPay Grade:33Application Instructions:To apply for this position, please click on Apply and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter3) Contact Information for Three ReferencesIf you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.Original Posting Date:November 21, 2019For consideration, submit application before:December 3, 2019Job Requisition Number:R1212Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State Universitys Principles of Community.All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the universitys verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email eooffice@iastate.edu. If you have questions about the application process please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll-Free at 1-877-477-7485. Iowa State University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should email employment@iastate.edu or call (515) 294-4800 or Toll-Free: (877) 477-7485. TTY users are welcome to use the Iowa Relay Service number by dialing 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2942.General ISU compensation information can be found here: https://www.hr.iastate.edu/careers/compensation.All positions close at 12:01 am on the date listed in the posting. In order to be considered, all applications must be submitted BEFORE the date listed.

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