Accountant 2, 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 more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.


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 an Accountant 2. This position will be responsible for monthly department fund reconciliation, procurement and entering contracts into PACE system as needed. Also, this position will be responsible for post award grant management monthly reconciliation of expense reports, collaborating with faculty to manage effort allocation, expense compliance and controls, and award progress.

Essential Functions

  • Maintain account journals and prepare financial statements. Maintain, analyze and reconcile ledgers/funds. 
  • Monitor and interpret financial data in the development of cost/budget analysis and reports.
  • Prepare complex variance analysis of budget vs. actual.
  • Develop, analyze, establish, and maintain accounting systems.
  • Perform internal auditing or financial records and act as lead.
  • Analyze complex financial and operating data and prepare management reports, financial statements, and projections.
  • Prepare, review and post accounting documents.
  • Recommend accounting and control systems.
  • Oversee inventory control.  
  • Ability to interact comfortably and confidently with both internal and external customers.
  • Ability to initiate objectives with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in evaluating reports.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree must be in Accounting or related field.
  • Six (6) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

Two (2) years of accounting related work experience.

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.


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: 91870 


Accountant 2, College of Medicine

Date:  May 30, 2023

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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