Job Information

University of Utah Accountant in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 09/21/2021

Requisition Number PRN11720N

Job Title Accountant

Working Title Accountant

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary?

Standard Hours per Week 19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Up to 19 hours per week and flexible schedule, between the hours of 8:30 – 2:30 M-F.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00033 - Executive Education

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $15-$25hr.

Close Date 11/02/2021

Job Summary

The Executive Education Department is looking for a motivated, organized, and responsible individual to work directly with the Associate Dean on a wide variety of projects and daily tasks. The Executive Education Department encompasses all four of the David Eccles School of Business MBA programs as well as open enrollment and custom courses for the school of business. The ideal candidate would be a highly organized, reliable self-starter; willing to work in a fast-paced environment and solve problems efficiently; and have experience working directly with upper-level management. The candidate must be able to plan and expedite the flow of work while ensuring the smooth operation of the office under the pressure of frequent interruptions and changes in priorities.

Responsibilities

Provide administrative support to the Associate Dean

• This position is responsible for navigating office procedures and relationships across campus, working with departments (accounts payable, travel, scheduling, etc.), faculty, and students to create and provide systematic solutions

• Managing financial records such as: reconciling tuition accounts; budgeting; preparing payment requests, scholarships, and payroll; reviewing department financial management reports

• Generate reports for the Associate Dean reflecting recruiting and financial data including compiling survey results

• Cross-train in multiple areas to become familiar with all programs within the department

• Serve as a point of contact for the office in a variety of capacities

• Other duties as assigned

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field, plus one year related experience or equivalency required. A thorough understanding of general ledger accounting practices, cost analysis and accounting principles, as well as demonstrated analytical, problem solving, human relations and effective communication skills also required.

Knowledge of PeopleSoft or Access databases may be preferred in some areas.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Preferences

Bachelor’s degree in a related area. Demonstrated ability to work independently, analyze and make decisions, and adapt responsibilities to evolving priorities. Strong coordination and organizational skills to prioritize conflicting deadlines. Excellent communication skills and attention to detail. Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Outlook.

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu (%20employment@utah.edu) or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.