University of Utah Job Description
Supervises professional and clerical accounting personnel performing specialized or general accounting functions. Performs complex accounting tasks such as preparing financial statements including balance sheets, cash flow statements and IRS reports. Reviews and approves various accounting transactions.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, a related field, or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) and three years of progressively more responsible accounting experience. Also required are a thorough knowledge of established accounting principles and practices, knowledge of accounting software, advances spreadsheet skills, supervisory skills, and demonstrated analytical, problem solving, human relations and effective communications skills.
This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated vaccination requirements, or be approved for an exemption, prior to the first day of work. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
The Accountant Supervisor applies accounting standards, state laws and regulations and Univeristy policies and procedures to specific situations and interprets these regulations and principles for others. The incumbent also advises others on accounting for non-standard transactions.
The Accounting Supervisor has the authority to interview, hire, train, evaluate and discipline subordinate personnel. The incumbent makes decisions regarding daily transactions processing including appropriateness of invoices, purchase orders and other documents. The Accounting Supervisor has signature authority for approval of hournal entries, campus orders, check requests and similar documents and has the authority to correct errors in the accounting system.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient's status and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures manual.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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