Operations and Utilities Accountant

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 23, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Information

University Code 18212 University Title Finance Specialist 2 University Job Family Financial Services ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Multi Title Scope of Search Local Working Title Operations and Utilities Accountant Position Number 570400 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Non-Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Physical Plant Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

VCU Facilities Management, Financial Services unit is seeking to hire an Operations and Utilities Account. This position reports to the Assistant Director of Operations and Maintenance for FMD Financial Services and will assist the Financial Specialist. Duties include accounting entries to record various accounts receivable and payable of university utility electric, natural gas, water and wastewater invoices, and bill internal VCU Steam Plant invoices; assists in identifying and resolving utility billing discrepancies; reconciles and reports auxiliary maintenance financial data monthly, quarterly, and annually; and prepares and analyzes complex ad hoc reports as needed.

Minimum Hiring Standards

Experience in accounting, auditing, payable/receivable, and/or reconciling expenditures
Strong knowledge of accounting and/or auditing is required
Experience compiling, analyzing, and presenting reports, budgets, and/or financial information
Proficiency with general office software applications, including Microsoft Word and Excel, is required
Strong knowledge and experience in effective data presentation using excel and pivot tables
Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to present information clearly and concisely
Ability to work effectively individually and as a member of a team, both remotely and in-person, and to establish and maintain effective working relationships within internal and external customers
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU

Preferred Hiring Standards

Preferred Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent plus two years’ experience
Preferred experience in Banner, RealSource, ImageNow, and/or other software database programs

Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $50,000 - $55,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus Monroe Park Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours M-F, 8:00am - 5:00pm Job Open Date 02/23/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Administrative/ Secretarial/ Clerical Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/103703 Posting Specific Questions

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  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Other Document
  3. Resume

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