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The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine is currently seeking a Professional Accountant 1 to join our team of professionals.
Prepares general ledger entries and ensures timely completeness and accuracy of the financial results for month-end close.
Prepares deposits reports, monthly bank reconciliations and other balance sheet account reconciliations and compiles all supporting documentation for respective balances in balance sheet accounts.
Maintains and updates balance sheet support books.
Assists with the development of financial analysis and report design for operational and forecasting initiatives.
Oversees Accounts Payable; sorts vouchers, maintains AP log, prepares AP vouchers for approval and entry to PantherSoft, and reviews vendor invoices for accuracy and appropriate coding.
Provides proposed accrual journal entries when necessary for outstanding invoices.
Monitors outstanding checks and follows up in accordance to departmental procedures.
Assists with analysis and processing of supplier agreements. Analyzes supplier cost.
Ensures deadlines for month-end close and financial reporting requirements are met and all accounting and reporting activities are performed in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Assists with the delivery of metrics and key indicator packages.
Records and tracks inventory.
Assists with the design of financial spreadsheets used for forecasting, budget, analysis, and reporting.
Assists with budget entry into the financial system.
Provides supporting documentation for financial and other regulatory reporting requirements, such as tax reporting, annual filings and audits, while ensuring deadlines are met. (i.e. 1099, 990)
Interacts with other departments as needed for job functionality.
Handles sensitive cardholder information and/or processes credit cards, cash transactions, and wire transfers, and provides related reporting.
Performs other related duties as required or directed. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
· Bachelor's degree in an area of specialization and 12 credits in Accounting.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and 3 to 5 years of accounting experience preferred.
Ability to demonstrate advanced experience with Microsoft Excel such as ability to create and manipulate Pivot Tables, Vlookups and other "function" related formulas.
Healthcare experience preferred.
PeopleSoft (PS) general ledger, and PS Query Manager and Business Intelligence experience is a plus.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please visit us on-line at https://hr.fiu.edu/careers/, click on “Prospective Employees” or “Current Employees” and search for job opening ID 520791.
FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.