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Senior Staff Accountant

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Miami University
November 8, 2017
Job Type
Hourly Wage


Job Description Summary:

Job ID: 4822 - FT - Unclassified (salaried)

This position is for a full function high-knowledge senior accountant who is responsible for providing accurate and timely monthly general ledger account reconciliations and analysis of monthly activity as well as preparing reconciliation journal entries for assigned general ledger accounts during the fiscal year.  At the end of the fiscal year, this position is responsible for reviewing the monthly work and for preparing journal entries for prepaid expenses as well as preparation of  various year-end financial work papers, reports and schedules. This position acts as an accounting mentor for the other staff accountants in the department, and serves as the educational coordinator for the continuing professional development for the General Accounting and Grants Accounting staff.





Duties/Physical Demands:

Monthly reconciliations, account analysis, report preparation, and audit work are the primary responsibility of this position.  There are physical demands of the job which may consist of general office work, periods of standing or sitting and computer data entry.  The secondary function of this position will be acting as the educational coordinator for the accounting staff as well as being responsible for designing the CPE program materials for the accounting staff.

    • OEEO Statement: The University is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and eliminating discrimination and harassment. Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices.  Requests for reasonable accommodations/or disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.  Miami University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke and tobacco free campuses.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:
The position requires a Bachelor's degree in Accounting AND a minimum of three (3) years experience in accounting OR a Bachelor's degree in a business field of study with a minimum of seven (7) years experience in accounting. Requires a strong proficiency with PC-based software including a high level of ability with Excel and other analytical tools. Candidate must possess an excellent use of grammar and have highly functional communication and organizational skills. Candidate should be able to analyze a financial report and understand the elements necessary to create a financial report.

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