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Senior Accountant

Eastern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Nov 9, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance
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Employment Type
Full Time

Senior Accountant

Eastern Kentucky University

Title: Senior Accountant

Position Type: Fulltime Staff

Search Type: External - minimum 7 days

Department: 60R000 - AVP University Finance & Controller

Division: 4R0000 - Finance & Administration

Position Location: Richmond Campus

Driver Classification: Non-Driver

FLSA: Exempt

Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)

Hours Per Week: 37.5

Additional Schedule Details:

Posted Salary Grade: Exempt - 48

Retirement: KTRS

Contact Person: Brad Compton

Job Summary/Basic Functions

Performs Professional accounting work of a complex nature. Thoroughly understands institutional, state, and federal policies, procedures, and restrictions. Ensures compliance with generally accepted accounting principles in executing, analyzing, verifying, and reporting transactions of a fiscal nature. Advises management regarding the effective use of resources and methods to minimize earnings. Monitors records of past and present operations. May serve as a project leader on special projects

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting.

Experience: Five years of previous experience dealing with accounting and budget management is required

Licensure & Certifications: CPA or other accounting certification preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

Job Duties:
  • 35% - Prepares regularly scheduled and special reports. - (Essential)
  • 30% - Assist with annual aduits - (Essential)
  • 10% - Maintains accounting records for University, EKU Foundation, Inc. and/or Arlington Association - (Essential)
  • 10% - Supervises Accountant. - (Essential)
  • 5% - Advises and interprets policies to faculty, staff, and outside persons - (Essential)
  • 5% - Participates in development and/or implementation of accounting applications - (Essential)
  • 5% - Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. - (Essential)

Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the needs of the unit, available sponsorship budget, and the qualifications of the candidate.

Funding Source: Institutional

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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