Staff Accountant Job Opening at Mount Mary University in Milwaukee, WI


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Position:Staff Accountant
Company:Mount Mary University
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Job Location(s): Milwaukee, WI
Start Date:as soon as possible
 
Employment Term: Regular
Employment Type:Full Time
Hours per Week: 40
Starting Salary Range:
 
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience: 1 to 2 years
Required Security Clearance: None
Related Categories:Accounting - General, Education - College/University, Accounting - Taxes and Preparation

Position Description

Staff Accountant                                                                                                      May 2014
 
Mount Mary University is seeking a detail-oriented Staff Accountant who is responsible for assisting and coordinating all aspects of internal accounting transaction processing.  This position will provide support in insuring that the accounting records are maintained in accordance with US GAAP, that effective controls are maintained, and that the University uses its resources effectively and efficiently. In addition, the position will support the following functions: accounts payable, payroll, grant reporting, account reconciliations and other assigned functions.
 
The following is a partial list of duties and responsibilities: 
  • Prepare general ledger entries and facilitate month-end close
  • Ensure all general ledger entries comply with institution’s policy and US GAAP
  • Assist in developing and implementing accounting process and procedures for improvement   
  • Reconcile cash accounts and various other balance sheet accounts
  • Assist Senior Accountant or Controller in developing grant budgets
  • Monitor and analyze grant expenditures and prepare and provide grant reports to departmental staff
  • Provide support to payroll, accounts payable, billing and other functions
  • Perform cost and financial analysis
  • Research answers and solutions to questions and inquiries from departmental staff, students, faculty members, and others
 
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelor degree with concentration in accounting or related field, graduate degree a plus
  • CPA or eligible to sit for the CPA exam
  • Minimum 1 year of accounting or related experience
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Service oriented
  • Ability to work cooperatively with all levels of employees
  • Ability to meet various deadlines
 
Mount Mary University practices equal opportunity employment as part of our ongoing commitment to diversity in our workplace.  For confidential consideration please send cover letter, resume, and names of three professional references to

Mount Mary University
Human Resources
2900 N. Menomonee River Parkway
Milwaukee, WI 53222-4597
mmu-hrads@mtmary.edu
Fax: 414-443-3603
 
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