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ACCOUNTANT-CAPITAL PROGRAMS MANAGEMENT GROUP

at Arizona State University

To be determined
Posted: 10/4/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 56045BR
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Accountant - Capital Programs Management Group
Arizona State University
FDM Capital Prgm Mgmt Group
Campus: Tempe
56045BR

Job Description:
Facilities Development and Management, Capital Planning Services, seeks an Accountant to perform a wide range of detailed and complex accounting, tax, and advisory functions calling for professional knowledge of, and experience in, accounting principles and practices. This position will be located at the Tempe campus.

Salary Range:
To be determined

Close Date:
11-October-2019

Essential Duties:
Prepare on-line requisitions. Process invoices and construction payment applications. Maintain detailed records. Reconcile capital project financial accounts. Perform detailed cost and financial analysis, forecasts, and projections. Prepare various accounting and journal entries to manage capital project budgets. Approve transactions. Monitor compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and university policies. Answer policy, budget, and procedure questions from department staff, university staff, and customers. Maintain professional accounting body of knowledge by attending professional development training as assigned. Bill internal campus customers for Capital Programs Management service work provided. Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts. Ability to clearly communicate verbally, read, write, see and hear. Other duties as assigned.

DAYS AND SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday; 8:00AM-5:00PM

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related field AND one (1) year of professional accounting experience; OR, Five (5) 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:
Experience in:

  • Fund/government accounting
  • Preparing detailed reconciliations
  • Budget planning
  • Preparing expense tracking reports
  • Utilizing an on-line financial system (i.e., Advantage, Workday, etc.)
  • Extracting financial information from a data warehouse utilizing BrioQuery, MyReports, or a similar application

Knowledge of:

  • Microsoft Office applications (i.e., Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)
  • Customer service skills

Evidence of effective communication skills

Working Environment:
Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse; required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work. Occasional bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds. Regular use of standard office equipment including, but not limited to: computer workstation/laptop (keyboard, monitor, mouse), printer, fax, calculator, copier, telephone and associated computer/technology peripherals.

Department Statement:
Facilities Development and Management measures performance expectations and seek candidates who are aware of, participate in, and encourage team support of Arizona State University's sustainability programs. The University has made an institutional commitment to lead by example through the sustainable operations of its campuses. By demonstrating exemplary practices and sharing solutions, ASU stimulates changes in individual, institutional, and corporate behaviors to create a more sustainable world.

ASU offers tuition waiver (to include yourself, spouse and dependents), paid vacation and holidays, excellent benefit package, employee training and development opportunities, and an employee assistance program.

This position is located at the University Services Building, 1551 S. Rural Road, Tempe (on Rural Road south of Apache Blvd).

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of all background, including fingerprint checks.

This position is dependent on the continuation of funding from a specific source other than state appropriations. As such, this appointment may terminate when the funding is no longer available.

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.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit www.asu.edu/tobaccofree

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

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.

Instructions to Apply:
Application deadline is 3:00pm Arizona time on the day indicated.

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.

Work reference history information for 3 current and/or former supervisors will be requested at time of interview.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.

To apply please go to www.asu.edu/asujobs/ see Req Id# 56045BR

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