Company: University of Arkansas
Posted on: November 9, 2019
SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES
The Accountant II performs entry of all internal and external
requisitions, travel, personal reimbursements, expense/fund
transfers, orders supplies, processes P & T card charges, and
processes bids/RFPs on designated department BUs; initiates entry
of all transactions into college accounting system; reviews
accounting transactions to ensure proper methods are used in
accordance with university and state regulations; assists
management in planning and budget activities; performs receiving
entries and accounts payable functions for designated department BU
cost centers and reconciles internal accounting system records with
university DBR s; prepares monthly reports for deans, directors,
and department heads; reviews transactions submitted in BASIS to
ensure that they are in accordance with university, state, and
federal purchasing regulations; assists in developing new
accounting procedures to resolve data processing problems;
communicates regularly with college staff, deans, and internal and
external vendors concerning financial affairs.
Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential
job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial,
harmonious working relationships with others.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PLEASE ENSURE THAT ALL RELEVANT APPLICATION
MATERIALS INCLUDE DETAILS ADDRESSING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS.
APPLICANTS NOT MEETING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE
DISQUALIFIED FROM CONSIDERATION.
* The formal education equivalent of a bachelor s degree in
accounting from an accredited institution of higher education
* At least one year of experience in accounting or a related
Applicable equivalencies may be considered.
DOES THIS JOB REQUIRE ANY LICENSE(S)/CERTIFICATION(S)*
IF YES, PLEASE SPECIFY
* Experience using Quickbooks accounting software
* Experience with the University of Arkansas BASIS system, UPS,
DART, and GJIM applications
* Experience using the University of Arkansas Razorbuy system
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAS)
* Knowledge of accounting principals and database management
* Knowledge of software applications
* Knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and policies of
* Knowledge of customer service techniques
* Ability to comprehend and assimilate technical and
* Ability to apply policies and procedures and other applicable
regulations associated with assigned department or program
* Ability to conduct research, perform quantitative quality
assurance reviews, and prepare reports
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS POSITION
The following physical activities are associated with the position
and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All
individuals are encouraged to apply.
* Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
* Repetitive motion
Employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an
activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures;
transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading;
and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes. Employee
is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as:
operates machines where the seeing job is at or within arm s reach;
performs mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive
nature, such as carpenters or technicians.
None. The employee is not substantially exposed to adverse
environmental conditions (such as in typical office or
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
IS THIS POSITION WEATHER/EVENT ESSENTIAL* IF YES, THE EMPLOYEE IN
THIS POSITION WILL REPORT TO WORK AT THE SCHEDULED TIME WHEN THE
UNIVERSITY IS CLOSED DUE TO INCLEMENT CONDITIONS.
Fayetteville Campus - Graduate Education Building
PAY GRADE LEVEL
TYPE OF BACKGROUND CHECKS REQUIRED
National criminal background and registered sex offender check
PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING REQUIREMENTS
The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus
community. We conduct background checks for applicants being
considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal
background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain
positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check,
a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening.
Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal
conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial
history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the
absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position.
Background check information will be used in a confidential,
non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal
Posting Detail Information
FUTURE OPEN DATE
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
ANTICIPATED START DATE
ANTICIPATED END DATE (FOR TEMPORARY APPOINTMENTS)
RECRUITMENT CONTACT INFORMATION
Assistant Director Financial Affairs
All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A s
employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS SUMMARY
222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action institution. The university welcomes applications without
regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin,
disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran
or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender
identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable
federal or state law. Persons must have proof of legal authority to
work in the United States on the first day of employment. All
applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the
Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
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