This position performs professional accounting duties to control and document the handling of all funds within an assigned area. Responsibilities include preparing and reviewing financial statements/reports; making recommendations to improve internal controls, operating effectiveness and efficiency; and performing other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor. Ensures the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, and entering transactions. Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
Prepares, reviews and oversees expense vouchers, invoices, purchase requisitions, reimbursement, reconciliations, projections/forecasting and other transaction for the department in compliance with approved budgets and University’s policies and procedures.
Determines proper handling of financial transactions in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and approves within designated limits, policies or contracts.
Prepares budget reports, department allocation reports or other specialized reports or analysis on a regular or ad hoc basis.
Identify risks and areas in need of improvement to prevent mistakes. Reviews, investigates and corrects errors in financial entries, documents and reports.
Maintains operational communication with various central departments concerning accounting and financial information.
Will perform duties related to payroll, personnel actions or similar procedures.
Will assist faculty with post award financial analysis related to contract or grants.