Accounting Specialist Job Opening

Accounting Specialist

Oklahoma State University

Stillwater, Oklahoma
$12.75 an hour
Category: Senior Accountant

Responsible for the review and maintenance of the current fiscal year salary and maintenance budgets for the state accounts once the initial budget has been set. Process budget forms as needed. Maintain up-to-date records reflecting information. Serve as accountant for assigned state accounts. Maintain up-to-date records reflecting current balance information and provide monthly statements to the identified holder of the account. Provide monthly or as needed reports for review by the Dean's administrative team and CFO. Serve as a College representative/liaison with the OSU Foundation for college activity with the OSU Foundation. Oversee the College's scholarship program. Responsibilities include the distribution of scholarship information to each department, collect and report the annual award information into the University system for payment. Reconcile the university's records with the OSU Foundation records. Activities includes the recording of awards and reconciliation of funds for the CAS scholarships. Provide scholarship information to each department as appropriate and collect annual award information for submission into the university's scholarship program. Monitor each distribution to be certain it meets the university's expectation and deadlines. Work closely with the academic departments in providing the information as needed. Oversee the College's stores, services, and auxiliary accounts and work closely with the departments on the set up and use of these accounts, including the review and establishment of the annual audited rate. Serve as custodian of the College's imprest cash funds. Assist the Fiscal Affairs Director/Sr. Fiscal Officer and Fiscal Affairs Coordinator with special projects and assignments, as requested, including the annual budget development.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration please submit a cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references by July 1, 2019. However, applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

High School/GED

4 years experience in accounting/bookkeeping. Customer service a must. Flexibility with work assignments.

Must be able to work with Microsoft Excel, Word, & Access
Customer Service is a necessity. Team atmosphere.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Business

5 years of experience in accounting/bookkeeping. Prefer experience within a university setting. Prefer experience with Banner.

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations,OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.