Senior Staff Accountant

Boston University
BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States
09 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Tracking Code 5218/K0917

Job Description  

Create drafts of key external and internal financial reports, review results for reasonableness and investigate and document reasons for unusual fluctuations. Prepare key general ledger account reconciliations, annual audit schedules, and the monitor and oversee several balance sheet areas. Work closely with other members of the General Accounting staff, and with staff in Budget, Student Accounts, Research Accounting, and other areas.

Required Skills

B.A./B.S., Masters preferred. CPA candidate preferred. Detail oriented,with strong analytical and organizational skills. Strong knowledge of accounting principles and practices. Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel. Ability to demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills. This position will require learning applicable University, Comptroller's Office, policies, procedures, and practices. Three to five years of relevant experience. Experience in public accounting preferred.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular