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Job ID: 204162

Sr Account Coordinator
Tufts University

Date Posted Jan. 24, 2023
Title Sr Account Coordinator
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department Department of Animal Resources
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coordinator
  • Finance/Investment Management
    Agriculture/Animal Care


The Department of Animal Resources, including the sales and service educational activities of the Laboratory Animal Medicine Service (LAMS) and Tufts Farm, is an integral component of the Cummings School’s professional and graduate teaching programs. We promote the health and well-being of farm and laboratory animals through environmentally appropriate husbandry, and population based preventive medical practices and therapies. We have a complex business structure with multiple revenue streams and cost centers.

What You'll Do

  • Provides financial and accounting analytical support to the department and especially to its sales and services units.
  • Play a key role in coordinating and assisting with the electronic accounting systems in LAMS and the Farm.
  • Performs financial reporting and cost analysis to assist departmental and sales and service unit managers in making business decisions.
  • Duties also include daily deposit reconciliations, A/R accounting, client billing and collections activity.

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent with five years’ accounting, budget preparation, credit and collections experience.
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Excel and Access or equivalent programs, including the ability to produce custom reports, queries and analyses. Ability and enthusiasm to master new business software.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. with or without accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong analytical ability to review, produce and manage accurate financials.
  • Excellent communication and multi-tasking skills.
  • Professional and service-oriented attitude in a fast-paced environment.
  • Veterinary medicine, research or farm management experience preferred.
  • Experience with Topaz, Quickbooks and Peoplesoft software.

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