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Staff Accountant II

Company: UMass President's Office
Location: Shrewsbury
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary:
Under the direction of the Accounting Manager, the Staff Accountant II is responsible for preparing financial reconciliations and analyzing financial activity in the general ledger. This position works closely with all campuses and component units to ensure system wide accurate and consistent financial reporting.
Essential Functions:


  • Prepare reconciliations around key accounts.
  • Prepare monthly reconciliation of cash and investment activity to the general ledger.
  • Prepare quarterly reconciliations of component business units and assist in evaluating operating results.
  • Analyze quarterly activity to identify unusual transactions across multiple business units and systems.
  • Assist with quarterly financial consolidation file of system-wide results.
  • Assist with the annual financial statement audit, including preparing schedules, footnotes, and assist with the consolidation of the financial information.
  • Assist in the preparation/review of the schedule of expenditures of federal awards and related footnotes.
  • Prepare and assist with the submission of annual compliance reporting.
  • Develop written procedures for tasks performed and identify opportunities for improvement.

    Other Functions:

    • Other related duties as assigned.

      Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience):

      • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field
      • 2 years of related accounting or financial experience
      • Working experience with Microsoft Excel, Office and Word
      • Effective written and verbal communication
      • Excellent customer service skills

        Preferred Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience):
        Financial experience within a large public research higher education institution
        Working Conditions:

        • Must be able to travel occasionally to all UMass campuses
        • Typical office environment.

          Additional Details:
          Salary commensurate with experience up to $70,000.00

Keywords: UMass President's Office, Worcester , Staff Accountant II, Accounting, Auditing , Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

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