Job: Senior Staff Accountant

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Job Description

We are looking for a high energy Senior Accountant with strong can-do attitude.

Who you are:

  • You have a sense of urgency
  • You have a desire to improve processes
  • You love analysis
  • You’re self-driven and goal oriented
  • You’re a master of communication and collaboration
  • You consistently execute deadlines while navigating through a fast paced environment
  • You’re smart, innovative, and see your ideas through to the finish line

This role is primarily responsible for the accurate and timely accounting and reporting of general ledger activity including preparation of journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and consolidated financial statements. The Senior Accountant will also assist with reporting for regulatory requirements in the education sector, variance analysis and reporting, and reviewing of accounts payable documents. 

General Duties include:

  • Daily Cash Entries and Bank Reconciliations
  • Complete month end close and all related journal entries
  • Review accounts payable batches and other related documents
  • Balance sheet reconciliations and analysis
  • Assist with financial reporting and analysis
  • Maintenance of Fixed Assets schedules
  • Preparation of Sales/Use tax returns and other regulatory documents
  • Petty cash maintenance and follow up
  • Assist Sr. Controller with financial audits and annual tax preparation

Skills / Requirements

  • A Bachelor Degree is Required
  • A Minimum of 3 years of general ledger and month end close or related experience is required
  • Must be proficient in Excel
  • Experience with Great Plains is preferred

Important Notes

University of Advancing Technology

UAT is an elite intimate private college in Tempe, AZ focused on educating students in advancing technology who desire to innovate in the areas of emerging technology disciplines including Advancing Computer Science, Information Security, Game and New Media technologies.

Summary of Employee Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401k, Life Insurance, AD&D, Long Term and Short Term Disability Options
  • Vacation, Personal Time, Over 15 paid holidays
  • Employee and Dependent Scholarship Programs
  • Meal Benefit at University Café, University Store Discount, Other Discount Programs (Microsoft, Verizon, Lifetime Fitness)
  • Positive Work Environment, Kudos Program, Casual Fridays and Select Work Weeks, Employee Wellness Activities
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Employee Training and Development

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. UAT does not sponsor foreign visa's. Thank you for your understanding.

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