Our client is currently seeking a Accounting/Finance Associate
Provide accounting and finance-related support to a department/unit, program or an accounting/finance function Review, process, gather, and compile accounting transactions and documents for completeness, accuracy, and compliance. Review transactions, support documents, journal postings, etc. for accuracy, consistency, authorizations and compliance. Monitor transactions in accounting systems for clearing and outstanding items. Compile, maintain, and review data and daily reports for accuracy. Generate standardized financial reports. Resolve transactional inquiries, escalate broader issues. Respond to transactional inquiries from client groups. May be responsible for p-card administration, processing, travel cards and expendable reimbursements. May establish accounts in financial systems; prepare invoices. Participate in new initiatives, as needed such as user testing. Maintain accounting/finance departmental files and desktop procedures and process documents for area of responsibility. Ensure compliance with University policies, and federal regulations and requirements.
Requirements: Education & Experience: High School diploma or equivalent and two years’ work experience. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of basic accounting procedures. Ability to operate computerized office applications and accounting systems. Ability to clearly and effectively communicate information to internal audiences and client groups. Certifications and Licenses: None
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*: Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks. Frequently sit, sort, file paperwork or parts, grasp lightly, and use fine manipulation, lift, carry, push and pull objects that weigh 10 pounds or less. Occasionally write by hand, twist, bend, stoop and squat. Rarely stand, walk, reach or work above shoulders and use a telephone.
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