The Law Library in the College of Law at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville invites applicants and nominations for the position of Accounting Specialist II. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The Accounting Specialist II will be responsible for processing all accounts payable documents, including resolving issues with vendors, and processing all travel for the Law Library faculty and staff. Duties include documentation of monthly reconciliations for audit purposes and responding to audit findings, as well as compiling financial data, preparing financial reports, and advising on budgeting and financial activities as requested. The Accounting Specialist II will also assist the College of Law Business Office on a regular basis with specifically assigned similar duties.
A minimum of Associates Degree in Accounting or related field and two to four years accounting/general ledger/bookkeeping experience in a college or university setting, including office experience using Microsoft Word and Excel.
Experience with IRIS is strongly preferred. Prefer a bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field. Strong organizational planning and strategic thinking skills. Ability to research and analyze financial information and make appropriate recommendations and projections. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Computer literacy, including experience with standard accounting software.
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.
Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.
In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.
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