Accounting Assistant, Finance & Accounting

Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

Accounting Assistant, Finance & Accounting 

 

Reports to: Accounting Manager  

Position: Regular, Full-Time
Wage Range: DOE
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

 

Join our outstanding team! Enjoy 8 paid holidays and 2 weeks' paid vacation, 1 week paid winter break, benefits beyond belief, and excellent learning opportunities!

 

Applications will not be considered complete unless both a resume and cover letter are uploaded.

 

Fielding Graduate University is an innovative global community dedicated to educating scholars, leaders, and practitioners in pursuit of a more just and sustainable world. We do this by providing exemplary interdisciplinary programs within a distributed and relational learning model grounded in student-driven inquiry and leading to enhanced knowledge. We are seeking an Accounting Assistant to work out of our headquarters in Santa Barbara on a full-time 37.5-hour per week basis. Due to COVID-19, employment will be working from home until we can safely open our Santa Barbara office.

 

Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Accounting Manager, the Accounting Assistant performs a variety of entry-level accounting duties to maintain accurate financial records and general ledger accounts. Responsible for grant accounting and reporting. Applying generally accepted accounting principles, prepares journal entries, reconciles all grant accounts, monitors grant revenue, and reconciles balance sheet accounts. Utilizes computerized accounting system and spreadsheets to post journal entries, research transactions and compile data for analytical reports. Maintains department files, provides support for grant reporting, and Department administration.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

BA degree required in accounting, business, economics, math or finance, or equivalent education and experience in accounting. 

 

Experience using Excel, Word, email, and web browsers. Able to learn federal regulations related to grant accounting. Accounting software experience preferred.

 

BENEFITS

Fielding employees enjoy a friendly and dynamic environment with competitive salaries and excellent benefits which include a 37.5 hour work week, 8 paid holidays and 2 weeks’ paid vacation per year, plus a 1 week paid winter break, medical/dental/vision insurances, Flexible Spending and/or Health Savings Accounts, retirement contributions after one year of service, Childcare Assistance, Tuition Assistance, and professional development opportunities.

 

Application Instructions

Fielding Graduate University utilizes ADP Workforce Now for online applications. You will be prompted to create a user name and password to initiate the application process. Applications will not be considered complete unless both a resume and cover letter are uploaded. Applicants are encouraged to have their employment history, educational information, and professional references on hand while completing the application. The online application process takes approximately 30-60 minutes. Upon completion, applicants will receive a confirmation of receipt via email.

 

Fielding Graduate University is committed to social justice and diversity, and encourages individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

 

Online Application Link: 

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=371bf4c2-8681-458c-8b35-722b1fc8d540&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=415552&lang=en_US

 

ABOUT FIELDING GRADUATE UNIVERSITY

Fielding Graduate University is an innovative global community dedicated to educating scholars, leaders, and practitioners in pursuit of a more just and sustainable world. We do this by providing exemplary interdisciplinary programs within a distributed and relational learning model grounded in student-driven inquiry and leading to enhanced knowledge.  Fielding has approximately 1,050 students and 150 faculty members residing throughout the United States and internationally. Please visit our website at www.fielding.edu to learn more. 

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