Accountant 1, Office of Operations and Finance, College of Medicine

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to nearly 48,000 students, about 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

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About the Department

As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the UC College of Medicine has a reputation for training best- in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients.

Job Overview

The Office of Accounting and Finance, College of Medicine is seeking to hire a full-time Accountant 1. This individual will perform basic accounting functions such as ledger/fund analysis and reconciliation, cost analysis, review/reconcile budget to actuals, preparing and/or posting accounting documents, invoice customers, and perform collection functions.


This position will offer flexibility for a hybrid remote schedule for applicants with a residence within OH/IN/KY once training is complete.  Remote work arrangements are subject to change in accordance with university policies.  

Essential Functions

  • Set-up and Maintain Billing Codes. 
  • Invoice Customers.
  • Customer follow-up on outstanding Accounts Receivables.
  • Maintain routine account journals and prepare basic financial statements.
  • Monitor and interpret financial data in the development of cost analysis and reports. 
  • Analyze, establish, and maintain accounting systems.
  • May process purchase requisitions, invoices and change orders. 
  • May perform internal auditing of financial records.
  • Prepare financial/statistical analysis reports. 
  • Recommend accounting and control systems.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time. 

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree must be in Accounting or related field.
  • Four (4) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Fund accounting experience.
  • SAP financial software experience.
  • Intermediate skill level using Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, and Outlook), Internet and web-based systems.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


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The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 94009 


Accountant 1, Office of Operations and Finance, College of Medicine

Date:  Nov 20, 2023

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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