Staff Accountant

Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 20, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Thank you for your interest in the University of Indianapolis! The University is a private, liberal arts university located on 65 acres, just minutes from downtown Indianapolis. With more than 700 faculty and staff, it is a place where you can become part of a close-knit campus community that emphasizes the importance of community partnerships in the future growth of the University.

UIndy’s mission is to prepare its graduates for effective, responsible, and articulate membership in the complex societies in which they live and serve, and for excellence and leadership in their personal and professional lives. The motto of "Education for Service" provides the foundation for our work to better our communities, both near and far.

As University employees, we know the work we do is important to our students and our communities. To accomplish our mission, we welcome talented, civic-minded and diverse individuals from all career levels to help maintain our high standards of excellence and quality. If you want to join our dynamic environment and experience hard work, creativity, and teamwork, we welcome your application!

The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, citizenship status, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.


The University of Indianapolis is accepting applications for a Staff Accountant. This is a full-time, exempt staff position. The Staff Accountant is responsible for a variety of accounting functions associated with the maintenance and accuracy of the University’s general ledger and financial statements.


  • Performs timely and accurate general ledger reconciliations on a daily, monthly or routine basis as assigned
  • Prepare and enter journal entries for a variety of accounts
  • Set up new general ledger accounts as approved
  • Set up and maintain banner and self-service access for various users as approved
  • Perform general ledger upgrade system testing as requested
  • Maintain the fixed asset ledger and various capital tracking spending worksheets
  • Serve as the accounting administrator of Touchnet Marketplace and credit card terminals
  • Initiates bank wires for accounts payable transactions as approved by the Controller and or CFO
  • Distributes monthly operating reports to budget owners and be a reference for questions around posting in accounts
  • Assists with the loading of the University's fiscal budget each year
  • Assist with the fiscal year end closing and annual audit procedures
  • Assist with management of all Banner software tables and general ledger components ensuring all financial transactions are recorded and applied in accordance with University policy and GAAP
  • Assist and reconcile integrated financial data from non-banner systems
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual 990 tax returns and other required filings
  • Assist in bringing university awareness to financial policies of the University and external sources for compliance purposes, not limited to PCI Compliance issues
  • Ensure documentation is updated and maintained related to procedural workflow for each process
  • Files annual unclaimed property returns and personal property returns
  • Ensures internal controls and policies in the Finance office are followed
  • Special projects and other accounting functions as assigned


  • A minimum of two years in a staff accountant or similar role is required
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting is required
  • Excellent Excel skills are required
  • CPA preferred but not required
  • Experience with existing accounting system (Banner) is a plus


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Discount
  • Free Parking