Senior Accountant - Job Number: 240130

University of Oklahoma

Norman, OK

ID: 7208863
Posted: January 19, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description---

The K20 Center is a diverse network of school, university and community partners who cultivate innovation, generate research, and positively influence education worldwide. K20 is recognized for transforming learning with a focus on diversity, authenticity, technology innovation, and collaboration. Our mission is to advance leadership and learning through authentic experiences, educational resources, technology integration, college and career readiness, and community connections that innovate and transform education. To find out more about the K20 Center, click here.
What’s in it for you:

On top of your salary (shown above), you will have access to a generous benefits package that includes:

14 holidays each year and 18 – 22 hours of earned PTO per month.
Insurance plans for you and your family
Retirement options that require no contributions from the employee
And much more! For a list of OU’s benefits, click here.
What you will do:

We are seeking a senior accountant to forward our mission. This position will play a crucial role by providing accuracy in budget development, financial reporting, and maintaining financial records for sponsored research programs. For a full job description, click here.

If you would like to join us as we innovate and transform education, and you meet the minimum qualifications, prepare your resume, and cover letter and click “Apply Online” above. We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Requirements---

Required Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 18 hours of accounting coursework, AND;
24 months experience as a professional Accountant.
Knowledge of Accounting principles, practices, methods, and terminology.
Advanced computer skills in MS Office, accounting software and databases.
Ability to choose the right mathematical method or formula to solve a problem.
Ability to collect and organize accounting data, interpret the significance, and prepare accurate financial reports.
Ability to solve moderate to advanced accounting and related financial problems.
Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
Ability to handle stressful situations.
Excellent organizational, problem-solving, project management and communication skills.
Set up and maintain an electronic accounting system using Intuit QuickBooks.
Maintain cooperative working relationships.
Working Conditions:

Sit for prolonged periods.
Communicate effectively and listen.
Use of computer and answer telephone.
Manual dexterity.
Standard office environment.
Frequent exposure to pressure caused by deadlines and busy periods.
Requires contact with other departments and university officials.
Department Preferences:

72 months experience as a professional Accountant.
24 months experience in using PeopleSoft.
24 months experience in using Intuit QuickBooks.