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Operational Accountant

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 8, 2023

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Operational Accountant

About the Opportunity

Job Summary:

The Operational Accountant is responsible for the identification, measurement and communication of the financial information. They coordinate current and new University financial operating processes to insure appropriate accounting and data control over university financial resources. Assist in preparation of the University financial statements and assist in the annual audit.

  • Review and approve system processed journal vouchers (K2) for university campus departments, ensuring each transaction is valid, complete, and accurate.
  • Daily data control of all journal vouchers, system processed journal vouchers (K2), and system uploads and feeds to banner ePrint management reports to ensure all university wide financial activity has been properly reflected in Banner Finance.
  • Manage the daily suspense account for any errors in submitted journal vouchers, system processed journal vouchers (K2), and university wide uploads and feeds. Communication with the individual finance submitter to resolve any errors and posting to Banner Finance.
  • Identify and resolve any irregularities related to the financial accounting and posting of journal entries, system processed journal entries (K2), uploads and feeds from the ePrint Banner Finance report in comparison to the submitters original source documents.
  • Fulfill requests to set up new account numbers, index, fund, and program codes university wide, including account code and account roll up changes, and coordinate the moving of activity from the closed account to the new account.
  • Assist in the annual audits by providing detailed schedules and testing data required from the auditors and finance managers.
  • Assist in reconciliations of asset and liability accounts.
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned.


B.S. Accounting and 4-6 years of experience is required. Knowledge and experience in financial systems. |Excellent analytical, problem solving and accounting skills essential |High attention to detail. |Strong communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with both senior management and peers. Experience in higher education and Banner Finance a plus.

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Additional Information

Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.

Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit for more information.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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