Staff Accountant II

  • Job Reference: 425088785-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA
  • Location: Norman, Oklahoma
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Position Information: Accountant for Financial Services: This position provides professional accounting services for various auxiliary and service units. Financial Services is committed to furnishing these services in a high-quality and responsive manner. Employees strive to be courteous, helpful, and friendly to all that use the many services our department provides. A high degree of accounting skill, organization, flexibility, multi-tasking and professionalism will be the qualities desirable for this important role.

Representative Duties:

* Assuring the proper recording and documentation of financial transactions
* Examining documents for conformance to established policies and procedures and generally accepted accounting standards
* Preparing scheduled financial reports, analyses, forecasts, and plans
* Recommending policies and procedures for financial reporting and cost analysis in specialized areas
* Performing assignments and tasks in a specialized area of accounting
* Completing projects requiring the coordination of information from a variety of sources
* Responding to inquiries and resolving problems relating to accounting practices, issues, and activities
* Performing other related duties as assigned

Required Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, or other related field or equivalent combination of education/job related experience, AND:

* 18-36 months professional accounting experience.

Skills:

* Advanced Excel skills with ability to build and manipulate spreadsheets
* Proficient in Microsoft Office
* Proficient with Adobe Acrobat
* Detail oriented for accuracy of data and information
* Effective oral and written communication
* Ability to work independently to make decisions and resolve problems
* Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles

Certifications:

* None

Advertised Physical Requirements:

* Must be able to communicate effectively
* Must be able to engage in repetitive motions

Department Preferences:

* Minimum 18 credit hours of college level accounting coursework
* PeopleSoft experience

Supervision: None

Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy. To view the policy, visit