Business Accounting Specialist

The University of Vermont

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Type: Full Time

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Experience: 1 - 2 Years

UVM  is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

Posting Summary            

Perform routine to moderately complex and specialized business/accounting operations.  Assist in reconciliation of purchasing card (PurCard) transactions to the general ledger.   Download monthly PurCard transactions and create journals for campus.  Assist in the administration of the UVM Payment Card Programs.  Program management requires utilization of specialized bank credit card software.  Handle large volume of transactions each month and various report reconciliations.  Provide educational assistance to campus on UVM policies and accounting system procedures.

Utlize knowledge of accounting procedures, an understanding of a variety of accounting transactions to reconcile subsidiary modules to the general ledger. Communicate effectively and work cooperatively with all levels of UVM faculty and staff, with supervision from Disbursement Center PurCard team lead.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)        

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration, one to three years business / accounting experience required. Effective communication skills.  Working knowledge of productivity and spreadsheet  applications.  Requires analytical skills for problem resolution, ability to interact with many levels of University personnel and ability to set priorities and monitor workload.

Desirable Qualifications              

Proficient with Windows, Excel and Word software desirable.

Knowledge of PeopleSoft desirable.

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