About the Opportunity
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
- 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
- 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
- Assist in reconciliations of asset and liability
- 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.
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 https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/
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
To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and
support of diversity and inclusion, please see
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