Under the direction of the Assistant Controller, the Accounting/Reconciliation Specialist performs a variety of accounting tasks both routine and project related. The responsibilities include daily cash management reporting, a variety of monthly reconciliations. Project related responsibilities are essential to gathering, classification and reporting of the University’s financial data.
Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):
Maintains cash account and investment account balances including monthly reconciliations and journal entries.
Performs balance sheet reconciliations monthly, prior to monthly closing; researches and resolves variances.
Generates standard monthly, quarterly, and year-end general ledger journal entries and endowment subsidiary uploads.
Monitors grant accounts and restricted fund activity and with support of accounting team reconciles activity quarterly.
Performs review roles in Accounts Payable and Student Refund processes.
Supports Campus Card, P-Card and accounts payable operations.
Supports the year-end closing and audit.
Works collaboratively with the finance team to improve accounting procedures/controls, and efficiencies thru development and implementation.
Communicates with the University community and outside vendors in support of payable operations.
Two to three years of accounting experience required; four years preferred.
Bachelor degree in accounting or equivalent experience.
Experience in non-profit environment – Jenzabar System experience preferred.
Strong analytical and organizational skills and attention to detail.
Able to function independently while operating effectively within a team environment
Possess solid general computer skills, including ability to work in a Windows environment. Proficiency in a windows environment including excel pivot tables and vlookups.
Demonstrated ability to work collegially, balance and prioritize assignments, manage multiple projects, problem solve and offer secretarial support to more than one person
Flexible and able to multi-task
Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills
Cultural competency to work with diverse student and/or employee population.
Professional, courteous demeanor and appearance; ability to work professionally with students, faculty, staff and administration and represent the University professionally to the public
Physical ability to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, salary requirements and professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Saint Joseph is building a culturally diverse faculty & staff, and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates.
About University of Saint Joseph
About the University of Saint Joseph
The University of Saint Joseph was founded in 1932 by the Sisters of Mercy. The University offers more than 21 majors and pre-professional programs, accelerated bachelors-to-masters and online degree programs functioning as an undergraduate women’s program and co-educational adult, graduate and professional studies program.
Ideally situated midway between Boston and New York City, the beautiful 84-acre Olmsted-designed campus is one mile from West Hartford’s thriving downtown, and provides an array of cultural events, occasions for spiritual development, and fitness and recreational options. The University also has an active presence outside our campus, reaching into the surrounding community through internships, community service projects, new program and partnerships.