Accountant, Intermediate (Part-Time Temp)
NAU is a community devoted to student success and sustained by an
unshakable commitment to our shared mission, vision, and values.
We—faculty, staff, and administrators—thrive by combining our
efforts and working side by side to further NAU's culture of
This is a part-time temporary position.
Northern Arizona University seeks an experienced accounting
professional to serve as a part-time temporary Accountant,
Intermediate for Printing Services and University Marketing
departments. Reporting directly to the Operations Manager this
position prepares financial reports to ensure an accurate
reflection of the university's financial position. Analyzes and
interprets fiscal accounts and financial records to be used by
department management to promote financial understanding.
Financial Data Analysis - 40%
- Create profit and loss reports, analyzes and monitors revenue,
expense accounts, and account receivable activity.
- Reconcile the general ledger to the Printing Services financial
system to ensure deposits and interdepartmental journal transfers
are properly recorded and agree to the unapplied payments within
the Accounts Receivable System.
Financial Management - 35%
- Applies incoming deposits/payments, balances deposits,
payments, and receipts.
- Diagnoses problems; proposes potential solutions within the
goals of the Printing Services and University Marketing units.
- Demonstrates and applies intermediate knowledge of accounting
concepts, university budgeting processes, reporting practices, and
application of university and ABOR policies.
University Liaison - 20%
- Provides a variety of customer service tasks to NAU departments
and outside vendors and agencies which may include providing
account balances, transferring funds, tracking deposits, payments,
and various record changes.
- Assists NAU departments with transaction issues.
- Work closely with the Financial Service Team to process cash
deposits and other financial transactions such as purchase requests
and account payables.
Other duties as assigned - 5%
- Associates or Bachelor's degree in accounting or related
- 2-4 years of accounting experience.
- Any combination of relevant education and experience may be
substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year
- Accounting experience in higher education.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
- Intermediate knowledge of accounting tools, procedures,
processes, policies, and concepts, such as preparation of financial
statements, account reconciliations, journal entries, invoicing,
revenue receipts, and other financial documents.
- Knowledge of financial reporting in higher education.
- Knowledge of university budgeting processes.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel,
- Proficiency in Quickbooks.
- Skill in writing detailed numerical computations and
- Skill in computerized accounting systems and applications, such
as accounting software.
- Effective communication skills.
- Active listening skills.
- Analyzes non-routine situations and anticipate issues.
- Promotes a diverse, inclusive environment.
COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement
As of 12/10/21, the Safer Federal Workforce employee vaccination
requirement is currently suspended pending the outcome of a federal
court-issued injunction. This injunction has suspended the recent
executive order issued by President Biden requiring all employees
of federal contractors to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. For
current status of the vaccine requirement and/or questions, please
visit FAQs for Employee Vaccination
This position has been identified as a safety/security sensitive
position. Therefore, per AZ Revised Statute, Northern Arizona
University requires satisfactory results for the following: a
criminal background investigation, employment history
investigation, degree verification (in some cases) and
fingerprinting. If you are applying for a job that requires a CDL,
you will be required to register with the Federal Motor Carrier
Safety Administration Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse and adhere
to the clearinghouse requirements. Additionally, as an employer in
the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal
E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new
employees' right to work in the United States. Finally, each year
Northern Arizona University releases an Annual Security Report
. The report is a result
of a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery
reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed
calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU
uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report
crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the
Fire Safety Report
is combined with the Annual
Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus as this
campus has on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire
safety policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing
and statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities. If you
would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the
NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the
department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff.
$22.00 per hour
This position is non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act
(FLSA). The incumbent is eligible for overtime pay or compensatory
time according to University policy. Further, the employee must
submit timesheets that accurately reflect all hours worked.
This is a part-time, non-benefit eligible position.
Learning and Development
Your career at Northern Arizona University includes the opportunity
for professional development. New
employee on-boarding training
includes courses to be completed
within the first 30 days.
NAU will not provide any U.S. immigration support or sponsorship
for this position.
October 10, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button on
this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the
"Submit" button by midnight of the application deadline. If you
need assistance completing your application there are instructions
available on the Human Resources website
or in person in the
Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus
- on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.
If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable
accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact
the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006
or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities,
veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.
EEO is the Law Poster and Supplements
NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps,
and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.
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