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Posted: 11/18/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 57013BR

Job Description

Accountant Associate
Arizona State University
Payables & Reimbursements
Campus: Tempe

Salary Range:
$20.20 per hour

Close Date:

Job Description:
Financial Services seeks an Accountant Associate in the Payables and Reimbursements area. This position performs entry level professional detailed accounting assignments requiring knowledge of accounting theory and principles.

Salary Range:
$20.20 per hour

Close Date:

Essential Duties:
Prepares reconciliations, accounting schedules, statements and reports for management.
Records revenues, disbursements, expenses or other transactions by posting to online general ledgers.
Performs specialized accounts payable processes such as, conflict of interest and prepayment invoices, wire payments, check cancellations and
reissues, and non supplier contracts.
Analyzes transactions and documents procedures to ensure compliance with accounting principles and university regulations.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related field; OR, Four (4) years professional accounting experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications:
Evidence of a Bachelor's degree in Accounting.
Demonstrated knowledge of accounting practices, procedures and accounting principles (GAAP).
Experience in accounts payable.
Experience in wire payment processing and check cancellations and reissues.
Experience in using Microsoft Office applications.
Experience in performing detailed numerical computations.
Experience in preparing detailed reports.
Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills.
Experience in using organizational skills.

Working Environment:
Work in an office setting and use office equipment (i.e. computers, printers, copiers, calculators, telephones).
Sit or stand for extended periods of time.
Travel moderate distances to perform work.
Communicate orally and in writing.
Read-interpret written and oral instructions/directions.
May require lifting of items weighing up to 25 pounds.

Department Statement:
Financial Services serves the university community in a professional, accessible, customer focused, efficient and innovative manner by timely processing financial transactions and providing accounting, financial management reporting, financial system training and treasury management services.

Background Check Statement:
ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Fingerprint Check Statement:
This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

ASU Statement:
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

Instructions to Apply:
Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.


Complete the required information and attach a single Word or PDF document, which includes:
1. Cover letter
2. Resume
3. Three professional references (names, addresses, and phone numbers.)

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

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