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Accounting Specialist III

Employer
University of Idaho
Location
Idaho, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Start date
Nov 21, 2023

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


University of Idaho

Accounting Specialist III


Location: Moscow

Division/College: Auxiliary Services-MID

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $25.30 per hour or higher depending on experience

FTE: 1

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
The Accounting Specialist III 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:
  • Reconcile, review and approve accounting records and transactions
  • Make corrections to transactions and databases
  • Prepare accounting statements, billing documents and financial reports
  • Analyze accounting records for accuracy and completeness
  • Research and solve basic accounting problems
  • Determine proper classification and coding of transactions
  • Respond to customer inquiries
  • May prepare periodic and special financial reports
  • May provide financial management information
  • Comply with local, state, and federal regulations and University policy and procedures
  • Assist customers with University policies and procedures
  • Prepare and issue refunds
  • Collect and record payments
  • Take necessary action to resolve customer problems or discrepancies
  • Interact with internal and external auditors and participate in auditing projects
  • Recommend changes, improvements in office operations and process automation
  • Assist with planning and coordinating events and projects
  • Participate with other team members in training of campus personnel
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Four years full-time experience providing financial or business process support within established policies and procedures, including:
    • interpreting and applying policies and procedures
    • at least one year of transaction processing


  • Experience using computerized accounting systems or spreadsheet software to compile, summarize, analyze and report on financial transactions
  • Experience in a customer service / support role



Preferred Qualifications:
  • Completion of at least one college-level accounting course with a preference for an Associate’s Degree or higher in accounting or finance
  • Experience with:
    • Governmental fund accounting
    • Complex, decentralized accounting environment
    • Working in a college or university business office
    • Wide range of customers regarding sensitive information


  • Familiarity with:
    • FERPA
    • Banner
    • Banking rules and regulations


Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:



Required Licensures, Certifications or other


Posting Number: SP004200P

Posting Date: 12/21/2023

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
To receive first consideration please submit a letter of qualification, current resume, and references (last 3 supervisors) no later than January 7, 2023.

In your letter of qualification, using details and examples, please address all of the required and preferred qualifications for this position and how your experience and skills align. The information provided in your letter of qualification will be used to determine eligibility for an interview and demonstrate your communications skills.

If you would like to see the full job description, please contact Christy Day at cday@uidaho.edu.



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

To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu

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



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