Accountant II Job Opening

Accountant II

Auburn University

Auburn, Alabama
$31,300.00 - $52,100.00 a year
Category: Accountant

The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering's Department of Aerospace Engineering is seeking candidates for an Accountant II. The person in this position will act as accounting liaison with Central Business and Finance areas to perform routine to complex professional accounting duties for Aerospace Engineering.

Essential Functions to include but not limited to:

Prepares, reviews and oversees expense vouchers, invoices, purchase requisitions or other transaction for the department in compliance with approved budgets and University's policies and procedures.

Determines proper handling of financial transactions in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and approves within designated limits, policies or contracts.

Prepares budget reports, department allocation reports or
other specialized reports or analysis on a regular or ad hoc

Reviews, investigates and corrects errors in financial entries,
documents and reports.

Maintains operational communication with various central
departments concerning accounting and financial information.

Will perform duties related to payroll, personnel actions or
similar procedures.

Will assist faculty with post award financial analysis related to
contract or grants.
Minimum Qualifications
*Close Date has been modified*

Entry into the applicant pool requires:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Accounting, Finance, or a Degree plus a CPA and two (2) years of experience in accounting services. Employer may consider advanced degrees in lieu of experience.

Candidate must have the ability to organize, prioritize work, and handle multiple tasks. Having interpersonal communication skills, demonstrated knowledge of financial management, the ability to successfully work both independently and in a team environment, and proficiency in Excel are critical. Must be able to build and maintain positive relationships with others in administrative offices across campus.

Please utilize the attachment feature of the online employment site and attach the following: Cover letter, resume and (3) professional references. Only complete application materials will be accepted for review.

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment.
Desired Qualifications
Knowledge of college/university accounting practices; experience and working knowledge in banner and banner finance.
Posting Date
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Job Class Code
Job Category
Administrative Grade 29-33