Accounting Administrator I Job Opening

Accounting Administrator I

The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
$52,936.00 - $76,752.00 a year
Category: Accountant

Job no: 509012
Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Accounting/Bookkeeping

Pay Grade/Pay Range: 60 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 52935.96 Midpoint - $ 76752.00

Department/Organization: 212101 – Dean’s Office-Education

Normal Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 4:45 pm

Job Summary: Performs high-level professional or technical accounting activities for specialized, complex and/or functional areas requiring the expert knowledge and professional application of accounting principles, practices and techniques in accordance with industry standards, current laws and university policy. Manages resources of assigned areas to accomplish goals and objectives and supervises lower level professional accountants and other staff.

Additional Department Summary: The Director serves the College by supervising the management of the regular financial accounts of the departments and programs, providing information and consultation to faculty, staff, and administration on fiscal matters, monitoring College expenditures according to University policies, and assisting with budget preparation. This position also serves as an administrator of the College by assisting with the development of College policies and programs, assisting with the review of faculty workloads and enrollments, serving on several College committees, and other administrative tasks as necessary. The Director administers the Affirmative Action Plan, serves as the Harassment Officer and ADA liaison for the College. In this regard, the Director serves as the College Human Resource Coordinator and liaison with the UA Human Resource and Title IX offices. This requires assisting with claims of harassment, employee concerns, disciplining and termination, and other Human Resource tasks as necessary.

Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance and five (5) years progressively responsible professional accounting experience; OR a Master's degree in Accounting or Business and 4 years professional accounting experience; OR CPA and 4 years professional accounting experience.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

Advertised: 24 May 2019 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 31 May 2019 Central Daylight Time