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ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST

Company: Arizona State University
Location: Tempe
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Accounting SpecialistArizona State UniversityDepartment: Payables & ReimbursementsCampus: TempeReq ID# 78594BRJob DescriptionFinancial Services seeks an Accounting Specialist to perform a variety of accounting functions requiring initiative and independent judgment in support of the goals and objectives of Financial Services. This position reports directly to the Accounts Payable Manager in Payables & Reimbursements.ASU is a diverse enterprise with a wide variety of work and learning modes, locations and a commitment to sustainability, innovation and employee work-life balance. We are determined to maintain our position as an employer of choice in a competitive labor market.We offer our employees hybrid work arrangement where employees spend a minimum of 60% of their regular workweek at their primary ASU work location. Dean or vice president-level approval is required. The hybrid work arrangement may vary by department.Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-TimeSalary Range: $17.77 per hourClose Date: 10-May-2022Essential Duties
Responsible for various accounts payable including the review and approval of department invoices.
Verify transactions comply with financial policies and procedures.
Contact various department personnel and vendors to resolve payment and invoice discrepancies or issues.
Utilize various on-line screens and documents to perform duties.
Maintain knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping practices and principles.
Maintain and reconcile accounting and financial records.
Minimum QualificationsAssociate's degree in Business Administration or related field AND one (1) year of related experience; OR,Three (3) years related accounting experience; OR,Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.Desired Qualifications
Experience in accounts payable processing including paperless payments.
Experience in customer service.
Experience in using data entry to an on-line accounting system.
Experience with large volume payment processing.
Experience in maintaining and reconciling accounting and financial records
Evidence of effective communication skills.
Experience in using computers.
Experience managing accounts payables/receivables.
Working Environment
Work in an office setting and use office equipment such as computers, printers, copiers, calculators and telephones.
Sit or stand for extended periods of time, travel moderate distances to perform work.
Use computer and use hands/fingers for repetitive motions.
Communicate to perform essential duties.
Read-interpret written and oral instructions/directions.
Lift up to 25 pounds.
Department StatementFinancial Services serves the university community in a professional, accessible, customer-focused, efficient and innovative manner by timely processing financial transactions and providing accounting, financial management reporting, financial system training and treasury management services.ASU StatementArizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety ReportIn compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.Relocation Assistance - For information about schools, housing child resources, neighborhoods, hospitals, community events, and taxes, visit Verification StatementASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.Background Check StatementASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.Fingerprint Check StatementThis position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.Instructions to ApplyApplication deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.Applicant must be eligible to work in the United States. Financial Services will not be a sponsor for this position.Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.To apply, please go to (Req ID# 78594BR), or go directly to:

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