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Accountant

Company: Northern Kentucky University
Location: Newport
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Working Title Accountant Department HR - Payroll & Tax Compensation Title Position Number 30011800 Position Status Regular Work Schedule University Hours are 815-430, required days are flexible. Hours per Week 37.5 Months per Year 12 Commitment to Inclusive Excellence Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged. Purpose of Position This position is responsible for the proper and timely recording of financial transactions and balancing Human Resources accounts to the Financials system. Primary Responsibilities Ensure proper and timely recording of financial transactions in the general ledger in accordance with internal and external control standardsPrepare journal entries including appropriate documentationReview posting of automated and system generated entriesEnsure that general ledger and sub-ledgers are reconciled and reconciliation items are resolved to the satisfaction of HR and in accordance with Financial standardsPrepare account reconciliations and review with Benefits and Payroll ManagersResearch and resolve reconciliation itemsEnsure that automated interfaces to vendors and the general ledger are correct and functioning as intendedUtilizes tools such as queries and Excel functions to aid in reconciliationLiaison with internal and external auditorsUpdate and document changes for the overall audit/reconciliation processesEvaluate and revise all operating performance processes and procedures within the area to as needed to improve efficiency and provide the best service possibleCollaborate with payroll, benefits and financials staff for problem identification and resolutionQuarter end and year-end tax reports and reconciliationAnnual dealings with internal and external auditorsAssist with the annual report Qualifications Associates degree in Accounting, Finance, Payroll or Business required.Bachelors degree preferredStrong accounting background with demonstrated experience in GL reconciliationStrong analytical/problem solving skillsExcellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively communicate with all levels of managementAdvanced skills in ExcelAny candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged. Minimum Education Associate Degree Preferred Education Bachelor's Degree Minimum Experience 2 years Salary tbd Pay Grade S69 Requisition Number 2021S1361 Job Open Date 05/20/2021 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Quick Link Is this an internal only posting?

Keywords: Northern Kentucky University, Cincinnati , Accountant, Other , Newport, Ohio

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