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Accounting Associate (Temporary)

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Accounting Associate (Temporary)
Department/College/Unit College of Architecture-0896
Requisition Number S_170579
Posting Open Date 08/21/2017
Application Review Date:
(To insure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work

The Accounting Associate is responsible for conducting the College of Architecture purchasing, payroll entry, accounts payable/receivable, and cash reconciliation activities.

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. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See:

Minimum Required Qualifications

Associate’s degree in business or closely related field plus two years of accounting/bookkeeping experience required; equivalent education/experience considered. Working knowledge of accounting practices necessary. Customer service and experience with PC-based word processing and spreadsheet program skills essential. Must have ability to be detailed-oriented and accurate with strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Working knowledge of UNL preferred. Ability to multi-task and work independently within established procedures desirable. Prefer experience with large integrated financial management systems and PC-based database software program skills.

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 $15.00/hr minimum
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Job Category (old) Office/Service
Job Type Full-Time Temporary
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

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you had any experience with Accounting? If so, please describe.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please describe your knowledge of general accounting principles?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have any experience with SAP or other financial accounting systems?

    (Open Ended Question)

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