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Job ID: 127093

Junior Utilities Accountant / Analyst
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Aug. 2, 2019
Title Junior Utilities Accountant / Analyst
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Facilities Finance and Administration
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Fiscal Services

Position Summary
In this role, you will assist the Senior Utilities Accountant / Analyst in the planning and preparation of the utilities commodity (usage) budget for the University. The commodity (usage) budget approximates $15 to $20 million a year. You will be responsible for:

- supporting new campus and SUNY energy initiatives and technical applications
- generating reports reflecting financial, rate and usage consumption
- general accounting (payables, receivables, general ledger and reconciliation) for utilities accounts; rate development and calculation for inter-departmental utilities cost allocations.

A flagship institution in the State University of New York system, UB is the largest and most comprehensive campus in the 64-campus SUNY system. We are a member of the Association of American Universities. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in accounting, business management, economics or related field is required.

Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel. Excellent communication, organizational, analytical and customer service skills are mandatory.

Preferred Qualifications
Demonstrated experience with financial procedures and processes, cost accounting, financial planning and analysis and utilities management are preferred. Technical procurement experience interpreting contracts and tariffs related to utilities and experience working with utility grade metering data acquisition systems are desirable.

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