Accountant

Location
Pennsylvania United States
Posted
12 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Dec 2018
Ref
06-29926
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing is dedicated to changing the world through leadership in the science and practice of nursing since 1886. We were the first to offer an Ivy League nursing education for all three professional nursing degrees – baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral. The research we conduct defines the course of healthcare practice around the globe. Our students learn from the foremost leaders in nursing science. We offer a unique work environment for our employees who are inspired to be part of an organization that ‘Cares to Change the World’. Join us to become part of a vibrant community of outstanding scholars, highly talented staff and the best and the brightest students. http://www.nursing.upenn.edu/

Process procurement & disbursements for internal and external customers by processing purchase orders, wires, invoices, travel and non-travel reimbursements and journals using BEN Financials, Concur, PME, PDA, corporate credit cards and all other related systems

Assist senior level business staff with junior level accounting responsibilities including budget preparation and input, account analysis and reconciliation, responsibility and oversight for endowment and gift funds, creation of journal entries and assistance with monthly financial audits and special projects.
Provide end user support for grants managers and centers and perform ad hoc duties as assigned.

A Bachelor’s degree and 2-3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Two years of working with receivables or in related area. Excellent communication, organizational skills required. Must have strong attention to detail and working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, Oracle Financial and Business Objects a plus.

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.