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Accountant

Iowa City, IA

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Accountant

Position Specific Summary: Performs and coordinates day-to-day accounting and finance activities in the University Shared Services department. Position will also be responsible for working with assigned departments to perform financial business activities in an environment of excellent customer service. The position will use accounting skills to perform financial support functions for the departments, provide departments with accurate and timely information to make decisions, and ensure efficient transaction processing.

Required Qualifications

•A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or a related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required

•Requires (6 months to 1 year) related accounting experience

•Must be proficient in computer software applications/demonstrated competence with Microsoft Excel and Word. A work sample will be given to interviewees either before or at the time of interview to assess Excel skills.

•Candidate must have strong interpersonal skills, including experience providing excellent customer service.

•Good organizational and analytical /statistical skills

•Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Desirable Qualifications

•Knowledge of Automated accounting or financial systems

•Familiarity with PeopleSoft Financials

•Familiarity with the ePro, ProTrav, and APPO systems

•Knowledge of University business policies and procedures

For a complete job announcement, including required and preferred qualifications, please search https://jobs.uiowa.edu/pands/view/69754

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Posted 09/15/16

Job ID: 20325879
Mactive ID: 32886