This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 4200
UW Job Family: 42
SOC Code: 43-3031
Pay Grade: 15
Date: July 01, 2004
Performs basic bookkeeping functions: data entry, balances and reconciles accounts, reviews, revises and prepares accounting information and reports according to established guidelines and procedures.
High School diploma/GED
Balance and reconcile accounts, prepare reports, collect and maintain detailed records. Review and update information in accounting systems, perform analyses and verify data for accuracy and completeness.
Perform basic data entry; which may include time and labor entry.
Perform standard review of accounts for proper handling of transactions for designated area; monitor, verify and post expenditures, gifts and income.
Perform data entry relative to designated accounts; audit and review data entry and reports for accuracy.
Serve as resource to other University departments and outside agencies; provide information and assist with resolution of problems.
Maintain current knowledge and assure implementation of university policies and procedures, state and federal laws and regulatory requirements.
May perform other office related tasks including but not limited to reception duties, scheduling and/or records maintenance.
Attend and participate in trainings and other professional development activity.
Assist with annual audit of accounting records including researching records and providing answers directly to auditors.
Perform other duties as assigned.
No major sources of discomfort, standard office environment; regular exposure to video terminal displays.
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Accounting Associate, Senior Performs the duties of Accounting Associate and advanced bookkeeping/accounting duties for multiple grants and/or a large number of complex accounts. May perform some budget management and interpret policies and procedures for faculty, PI’s and others.
Accountant Performs the duties of Accounting Associate Sr. and performs high level accounting duties for multiple accounts and/or grants for a large department and/or business operation. Analyze financial information and provide results and recommendations. Participates in budget planning and/or makes budget recommendations and may supervise other office staff. Must have a bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
Accountant, Professional Performs complex accounting and financial functions at a University-wide level. Analyze financial information and determine course of action. Requires a Certified Public Accountant certification.
Budgetary amounts are exclusive of salaries and wages.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.