Accounting Specialist

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Search 17-17A
Accounting Specialist

Under the supervision of the Senior Staff Accountant, the Accounting Specialist will assist in a wide variety of accounting and financial responsibilities.

Core duties:

* Prepare and processes daily journal entries for university cash receipts and disbursements to the general ledger system.

* Perform daily analysis and reconciliations of various financial accounts, bank accounts, and credit card systems.

* Prepare and process fund transfers between various University programs.

* Prepare, review and enter various journal entries into the general ledger system.

* Perform monthly petty cash and bank account reconciliations.

* Perform other duties and responsibilities related to those enumerated above which do not alter the basic level and responsibilities of the position.

Educational Requirements:

* Associate of Science in Accounting


* Minimum of 2 years of general accounting experience as well as an understanding of generally accepted accounting principles.

* Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.

* Excellent mathematical, accounting and analytical skills to perform daily tasks.

* Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word.

* Higher education and Ellucian/Banner experience preferred.

* Must be well organized, detail oriented and take pride in their work.

* Ability to work under pressure and to multitask.

* Must have the ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative team environment.

* Ability to work confidentially and with discretion and always maintaining professionalism when working with both internal and external users.


* $40,000 to $42,000

How to Apply: All information on candidates will be kept confidential. Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references to Please reference Search# 17-17A in the subject line of the email to help ensure proper delivery.

University of New Haven is an Equal Opportunity Employer
University of New Haven 
Location: West HavenCT 06516
Document ID: AB483-4X9G  
Ad Number: 25622051
Job Type:  Regular

Job Schedule: Full-time

Published in:  DiverseJobs
Published on: 2018-01-0401/04/2018