Senior Accounting Clerk

Michigan, United States
11 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
08 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

Health and Wellbeing services is seeking a highly competent, motivated and organized individual to provide direct administrative support for managing the accounts receivable transactions for fitness classes and our fitness center memberships.

This position will:

  • Provide administrative / accounting support for MHealthy’s business operations with accounts receivable transactions
  • provide routine office support including filing, copying, mailing, faxing and delivering documents to other offices on campus.
  • Act as backup to the front desk administrative assistant and route telephone calls.
  • Provide backup support to other support staff as needed.
  • Assist with other projects as necessary.

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, and complete tasks in a timely manner. The candidate will have demonstrated a high aptitude and comfort level with using system applications including excel, word, and databases.

Required Qualifications*

Two or more years of experience in an administrative role.  Associate’s degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel. Demonstrated ability to perform data entry with accuracy. Demonstrated comfort, willingness, and desire to learn new skills, including web and computer applications. 

Desired Qualifications*

Three or more years of relevant administrative/accounting experience including experience with databases. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively will be essential to working effectively in our team-oriented environment. 

Additional Information

This position will report to the Associate Director of Business Operations. The candidate must be available to work during normal business hours 8:00 a.m - 4:30 p.m. Hours will vary between 20-40/week. This position is located at Wolverine Tower. Pay will be commensurate with experience and skills. 

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Mission Statement

The University’s MHealthy Health and Wellbeing Services program promotes the health and well-being of the University community. The MHealthy organization integrates three key service areas:  wellness, faculty and staff assistance counseling and occupational health services.  Programs and services are offered in nutrition, weight management, physical activity, tobacco and alcohol management, health risk assessment and coaching, mental and emotional health and occupational health (flu vaccinations, tb tests, injury and illness care, etc.). MHealthy also oversees an outreach program for middle school children called Project Healthy Schools.

Vision Statement - The University of Michigan will be a model community of health where both the individual and the organization thrive.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.