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Accounting Specialist II

University of Idaho
Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 12, 2024

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University of Idaho

Accounting Specialist II

Location: Moscow

Division/College: AVP Finance

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $20.00 - $22.00 per hour

FTE: 1

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
The Accounting Specialist II 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:
  • Process, update and maintain various routine accounting records and documents
  • Prepare accounting statements, billing documents and financial reports
  • Enter, retrieve and maintain data on computerized accounting system
  • Respond to customer inquiries
  • Reconcile / analyze accounting records for accuracy and completeness
  • Assist with researching and solving accounting problems
  • Assist with determining proper classification and coding of income and expenditures
  • Assist in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and University policy and procedures
  • Assist customers with University policies and procedures or make referrals as necessary
  • Collect and record payments; issue receipts
  • Prepare and make daily bank deposits and manage change funds
  • Take necessary action to resolve customer problems or discrepancies
  • Interact with internal and external auditors and participate 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
  • Experience with governmental fund accounting
  • Experience working in a complex, decentralized accounting environment
  • Completion of at least one college-level accounting course

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
  • None

Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: SP004382P

Posting Date: 04/10/2024

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
The first consideration date for applications is May 1, 2024. 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.

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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