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Accountant 2 - College of Medicine

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Date: Nov 15, 2018

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US


Department of Accounting and Finance

UNIVERSITY of CINCINNATI, College of Medicine


The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university; ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a “research heavyweight”. Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses. #HottestCollegeInAmerica


UC is one of the largest employers in the Cincinnati region, employing over 15,000 full time and part time faculty, staff and student workers. The College of Medicine, Department of Accounting and Finance, is searching for an Accountant 2. This position will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.


Job Summary: Provide recommendations and expert advice to various departments within the College of Medicine on accounting process-related topics.


Primary duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • 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 records
  • Perform internal auditing of financial records
  • Prepare financial/statistical analysis reports
  • Prepare and monitor budgets and financial activity
  • Audit labor history
  • Responsible for post award sponsored administration
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need


Incumbent will be expected to perform the majority of the accounting job functions in one or more assigned area(s) with minimal to moderate supervision. Work assignments will entail moderate to high complexity and require:

  • A wide range of problem solving
  • Development of practical and thorough solutions
  • Proactive efforts rather than reactive solutions
  • Exploration and adaptation of changing financial systems
  • Identification, evaluation ad resolution of routine and non-routine problems
  • Integration, coordination and interpretation of fiscal data


Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree with two (2) years’ experience; - OR- Associate's degree and four (4) years’ experience; -OR- six (6) years’ experience; degree must be in accounting or related field with related accounting experience.


Ideal Qualifications: Excellent communication and customer service skills; working knowledge of SAP Financials and Business Warehouse reporting; ability to work successfully in a team environment; post-award sponsored administration experience.


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 / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 33981 


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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