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Accounting Specialist II

University of Idaho
Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Nov 3, 2023

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University of Idaho

Accounting Specialist II

Location: Moscow

Division/College: AVP Finance

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $20.68 per hour

FTE: 1

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
The position performs a variety of accounting activities that range in level of complexity from clerical accounting duties such as managing receivables and payables, to more complex duties such as reconciling accounts and resolving accounting problems.

Duties may include:
  • Processing, updating and maintaining various routine accounting records and documents
  • Preparing accounting statements, billing documents and financial reports
  • Entering, retrieving and maintaining data on computerized accounting system
  • Responding to customer inquiries
  • Reconciling / analyzing accounting records for accuracy and completeness
  • Assisting with researching and solving accounting problems
  • Assisting with determining proper classification and coding of income and expenditures
  • Assisting in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and University policy and procedures
  • Assisting customers with University policies and procedures or make referrals as necessary
  • Collecting and recording payments; issuing receipts
  • Preparing and making daily bank deposits and managing change funds
  • Taking necessary action to resolve customer problems or discrepancies
  • Interacting with internal and external auditors and participating in auditing projects
  • May process, update and maintain various complex transactions
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or equivalency

  • Two years full-time experience providing financial or business process support within established policies and procedures, including interpreting and applying policies and procedures to practical situations.
  • Experience using computerized accounting systems or spreadsheet software to compile financial information, prepare summaries and reports.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance may substitute for the above work experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in a customer service / support role
  • One year shipping experience following Department of Transportation regulations
  • Two years of warehousing or production experience
  • Knowledge of and/or training on state and federal property disposal guidelines
  • Forklift operator certification
  • Experience with governmental fund accounting with an emphasis on Fixed Asset Management
  • Experience working in a complex, decentralized accounting environment
  • Completion of at least one college-level accounting course with a preference for an Associate’s Degree or higher in accounting or finance

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: SP004180P

Posting Date: 11/03/2023

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Position open until filled with first review date of 11/17/23.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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