Job Information

University of Utah Financial Admin Asst Intern in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 08/18/2023

Requisition Number PRN14097N

Job Title UU Student - Admin/Clerical

Working Title Financial Admin Asst Intern

Job Grade SJ

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday – Friday, business hours. The selected candidate will work a fully remote, flexible schedule with regular check-ins.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 01501 - SOM Finance

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $16.00 – $16.50/hourly

Close Date

Job Summary

The School of Medicine Dean’s Office Finance Unit serves as a centralized financial resource for 23 academic departments and provides financial operational support for 23 Dean’s Office units. This Financial Administrative Assistant position offers a broad scope of routine responsibilities as well as ad hoc projects working with our Finance team. The variety of tasks allows multiple opportunities to expand your professional skills in a dynamic and diverse work environment and would be an ideal position for an individual currently pursuing a degree in accounting, finance, or business.


  1. Reconciles accounts and ensures transactions are posted correctly. Reviews transactions for accuracy and required backup documentation.
  2. Supports the School of Medicine’s financial processes.
  3. Prepares journal entries and completes financial forms as needed.
  4. Assists with the preparation of various accounting and financial reports.
  5. Functions as department payroll reporter and provides Human resources support, which includes handling Kronos timecard approvals, ePAF, and I-9processing.
  6. Assists in the preparation and review of annual budgets.
  7. Identifies and problem-solves accounting irregularities.
  8. Collaborates on additional projects 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.

Minimum Qualifications


  • University of Utah student majoring in Accounting, Business, or a related area of study
  • Previous experience with Excel and databases

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)

383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, ( 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. This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.