University of Utah Health Associate Accountant in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah


As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

Performs a variety of bookkeeping activities including, but not limited to, preparation of invoices and bills, payments of invoices, reconciliation of accounts and preparation of purchasing and payroll forms.


  • Processes invoices for payment, ensuring billed amount and quantity received corresponds to purchase order.

  • Prepares invoices and bills.

  • Reviews, deposits, and posts payments, and other transactions to accounting systems.

  • Prepares check requests, campus orders and purchase orders.

  • Ensures transactions are posted correctly to accounts and reviews transactions for accuracy and required back-up documentation.

  • Reviews and reconciles University procurement card statements.

  • Responds to a variety of accounting-related questions, such as inquiries on invoice status.

  • Assists department staff with questions on payment or purchasing documents.

  • Assists with preparation of various accounting and financial reports.

  • May assist with processing travel request.

  • Reviews work and provides training to accounting clerks.

  • May prepare purchasing or payroll forms.

  • May maintain department inventory or prepare annual physical inventory.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Knowledge of financial and accounting applications specific to the organization.

  • Knowledge of the methods, processes, and tools for maintaining the books of the organization and preparing financial statements and reports.

  • Understanding of accounting principles.

  • Demonstrated human relates and effective communication skills.

  • Knowledge of basic math and accounting.

  • Ability to review transactions for accuracy, completeness, and in accordance with established budget and accounting procedures.

  • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Excel.




  • Associate's degree in Business Management, Accounting or equivalency.

  • Two years of bookkeeping or accounting experience.

Qualifications (Preferred)


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This is a sedentary position that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking

Requisition Number 31389

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule 8:00-5:00

Location Name Off-Campus (Other)

Patient Care? No


State UT


Category Accounting/Finance

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.