Accountant

Accountant

02 Jun 2020

Accountant

Perform the duties of Accounting Associate Sr. and perform high level accounting duties for multiple accounts and grants for Cooperative Extension Service (CES) in the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources. Provide accounting expertise and act as main point of contact for all accounting matters for CES.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform high level accounting duties for CES. Assist with the development, implementation, evaluation and revision of policies and procedures for CES.
  • Analyze financial information and provide results and recommendations.

  • Serve as resource to CES and outside agencies; determine project/program compliance and accounting of financial transactions; identify and resolve data input and reporting errors; provide information, interpretation and assistance to auditors and other outside agencies.
  • Authorize or reject expenditure/disbursement of sponsored project funds in accordance with applicable statutes, policies and budgetary limitation; research complex data, analyze situation and recommend alternative solutions.

  • Oversee and maintain accounting status of special accounts and financial reports for CES.

  • Process expense reports, purchase orders, inter-departmental transfers, make deposits, pay invoices, submit contracts, and perform other accounting duties in Wyocloud Oracle system in compliance with UW and college policies and procedures.

  • Determine compliance of financial transactions with UW accounting and purchasing regulations for internal and external UW business activities.

  • Interpret University accounting and purchasing regulations for conducting interdepartmental and University-wide business.

  • Submit funding forms, payroll adjustments, and do the hiring for non-benefited positions, graduate assistants, work studies, and interns. Track payroll expense for such hires.

  • Track federal grant funds and monitor expenses, ensure compliance with policies, process corrections for grant compliance, and track other state grants in CES.

  • Perform data entry transactions for all CES accounts and grants and provide reports to supervisor and PIs. Manage detailed financial records for CES including the State 4-H Office, Communications & Technologies (C&T), state initiative teams and CES Administration.

  • Oversee and balance all accounts within CES and utilize PPM and Account Analysis report to reconcile and prepare annual budgets. Assist with budgeting procedures.

  • Prepare complex reports for Assoc Dean and Associate Directors for (CES). Interpret and clarify financial data.

  • Prepare monthly reports, track income, and monthly reconciliations. Assist faculty, staff, and supervisor, with daily operations and other projects that may arise.

SUPPLEMENTAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain filing system for records; review and analyze financial data relative to CES.

  • Attend meetings and coordinate activities within CES.

  • As directed by supervisor, oversee financial operation of CES.

  • May supervise staff or students


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or MIS/Accounting or Finance or related field

Experience: 1 year work-related experience

Required education, licensure, certification, registration or other requirements: None

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of:


Basic, routine and advanced accounting theory, principles and practices.

  • University, federal and state policies, regulations and procedures.
  • Basic, routine and advanced computer applications and computerized accounting systems.
  • Records and time management principles and practices.
  • Basic and routine auditing policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Cash handling policies and procedures.
  • Supervisory and training methods and techniques.
  • Analyze budgets and expenditures ensuring compliance with fiscal policies, accountability, reporting and funding requirements.
  • Balance and reconcile accounts following accounting policies and procedures.
  • Effective clear and concise communication, both orally and in writing.

  • Ability to prepare computerized financial reports and make projections.

  • Maintain and manage accurate accounting records.

  • Work as a team member and foster a cooperative work environment.

REQUIRED MATERIALS:


Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references.


HIRING STATEMENT:


UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.


In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email jobapps@uwyo.edu.


ABOUT LARAMIE:

The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.


Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado's Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit http://visitlaramie.org


Primary Location: US-WY-Laramie

Job: Staff

Posted Salary Range From: 42228 :


Shift: Day Job :

Job Level: Entry Level

Travel: No

Hiring Manager:Barbara Ann Rasco

Unposting Date: Jun 1, 2020, 12:59:00 AM

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