Junior Accountant - Development - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Junior Accountant provides accounting support to the department. The primary duties include preparing financial statements and other reports; establishing and reconciling budgets; managing business and financial affairs; directing and monitoring human resource paperwork; advising department heads, deans, or directors regarding all financial matters.
Eseential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
- Create accurate financial/management reports for assigned department as needed. 20%
- Prepare and monitor department budgets. 15%
- Coordinator with the business office and the external auditors during annual audits as required. 5%
- Reconcile/record transaction reports and prepares schedules of transactions. 20%
- Prepare journal entries and other related documents.15%
- Monitor University and Foundation Investments and prepares reports. 15%
- Perform other job related duties as assigned. 10%

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor's degree in accounting and two (2) years of experience related to the summary of duties.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

- Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures, internal controls, federal tax regulations, fund accounting, and office methods.
- Skill in data processing and knowledge of PC computer systems and software, including spreadsheets, word processing, accounting software, graphics presentation, and Windows operating systems.
- Skill in supervising and training others.
- Effective problem solving, decision-making, human relations skills.
- Ability to review, analyzes, and prepares accurate financial reports.
- Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.

Special Instructions to Applicants

- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at HREmployment@uvu.edu.

Keyword Phrases

  • Junior Accountant
  • Development
  • VP Development & Alumni
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Development and Fund Raising
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter