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Senior Accounting Assistant

Company: Utah State University
Location: Logan
Posted on: June 10, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Accounting Assistant
Requisition ID: 2022-5125
# of Openings: 1
Location: US-UT-Logan
Category: Accounting/Finance
Position Type: Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification: Non-Exempt
College: Finance & Administrative Service
Department: Controllers Office
Advertised Salary: Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits

The USU Controller's Office seeks to hire a Senior Accounting Assistant as part of the Sponsored Programs accounting team. The successful applicant will participate in and assist with all areas of the post-award accounting functions.


  • Journal entries
  • Reconciliations
  • Learn about and apply regulations regarding federal awards
  • Bill log maintenance
  • Time and Effort reporting
  • A/R collections
  • Award closeouts
  • Communication with campus community
  • Maintain schedules and reports to ensure accuracy and timeliness
  • Prepare invoices to outside agencies
  • Other assignments and duties as assigned

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree plus two years of experience, or an associate degree plus four years of experience, or six years of relevant experience
    • Excellent computer skills, with emphasis on Microsoft Excel and Word
    • Effective oral and written communication skills
    • Detail oriented
    • Self-motivated and able to successfully complete work assignments with limited supervision
      Preferred Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree in accounting or business
      • Knowledge of regulations regarding federal grants and contracts
      • Experience with Banner accounting system
      • Experience in higher education accounting

        Required Documents
        Along with the online application, please attach:
        • Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under "Resume/CV"
        • Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application
          **Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

          Advertised Salary
          Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits

          Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

          University Highlights
          Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utahs land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 "very high research activity" by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.

          USUs statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employees 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 masters and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.

          A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

          The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

          USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

          USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the universitys ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.

          USU Land Acknowledgment

          Please visit our website to learn about Utah States land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.

          Notice of Non-discrimination

          In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

          The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USUs non-discrimination policies:

          Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

          Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

          For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

          U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

          U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov

          • updated 04/18/2022

            To apply, visit https://careers-usu.icims.com/jobs/5125/senior-accounting-assistant/job?in_iframe=1


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