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Financial Accountant

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Financial Accountant
Department/College/Unit Accounting-0977
Requisition Number S_170405
Posting Open Date 06/23/2017
Application Review Date:
(To insure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)
07/11/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

Serve as primary accountant for day to day fixed asset transactions. Work with the Inventory Department to process fixed assets for capitalization, including identification and coding of fabricated equipment, ensuring that assets are maintained in a consistent and timely manner. In addition, process bond reimbursements, perform various financial reconciliations and prepare work study billings. Also provide audit work paper support and assist as needed with other accounting duties.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in accounting plus three years relevant professional accounting experience are required. Extensive experience utilizing Microsoft Excel and experience with SAP or similar ERP system are essential. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; organizational and analytical skills are necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of cost or fixed asset accounting is preferred.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required No
Physical Required No
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre-employment/random testing for alcohol and controlled substances. No
Criminal History Background Check Required Yes
Posted Salary $50,000-$60,000
How to Apply

Click on “Apply for this Job”. You will then either create an application or edit your current application that is on file. You will be required to attach your resume, cover letter and list of references as three (3) separate documents in MS Word or PDF format.

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact

Brenda Owen
402-472-5278
brenda.owen@unl.edu

Job Category (old) Managerial/Professional
Job Type Full-Time
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5)
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No
If Temporary, indicate end date
Planned Hire Date:
Appointment End Date

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents