Accountant – Capital Programs Management Group

Updated: 25 days ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 25 May 2021

67743BR

Campus: Tempe

Accountant


Job Description

Facilities Development and Management, Capital Planning Services, seeks an Accountant to perform a wide range of detailed and complex accounting, tax, and advisory functions calling for professional knowledge of, and experience in, accounting principles and practices.  This position will be located at the Tempe campus.


Job Family

Finance & Accounting


Department Name

FDM Capital Prgm Mgmt Group


Full-Time/Part-Time

Full-Time


VP Code

EVP BUSINESS & FINANCE


Grant Funded Position

This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.


Salary Range

$49,000 per year. ASU offers a comprehensive benefits package with the State of Arizona


Close Date

25-May-2021 - EXTENDED


Essential Duties

Prepare on-line requisitions.  Process invoices.  Maintain detailed records.  Reconcile capital project financial accounts.  Perform detailed cost and financial analysis, forecasts, and projections.  Prepare various accounting and journal entries to manage capital project budgets. Monitor compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and university policies.  Answer policy, budget, and procedure questions from department staff, university staff and customers.  Maintain professional accounting body of knowledge by attending professional development training as assigned.  Bill internal campus customers for Capital Programs Management service work provided. Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts. Clearly communicate to perform essential functions of the job.

DAYS AND SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday; 8:00AM-5:00PM

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Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related field AND one (1) year of professional accounting experience; OR, Five (5) years professional accounting experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.


Desired Qualifications

Experience in:

  • Fund/government accounting
  • Preparing detailed reconciliations
  • Budget planning
  • Preparing expense tracking reports
  • Utilizing an on-line financial system (i.e., Advantage, Workday, etc.)
  • Extracting financial information from a data warehouse utilizing BrioQuery, MyReports, or a similar application

Knowledge of:

  • Microsoft Office applications (i.e., Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)
  • Customer service skills

Evidence of effective communication skills


Working Environment

Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse; required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work. Occasional bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds. Regular use of standard office equipment including, but not limited to: computer workstation/laptop (keyboard, monitor, mouse), printer, fax, calculator, copier, telephone and associated computer/technology peripherals.


Department Statement

ASU Facilities Development and Management (FDM) maintains and services all university-owned property, and develops and constructs innovative and sustainable facilities. FDM’s vision is to contribute to and guarantee the success of the university’s mission by creating and caring for the ASU campus and environment. We provide quality customer service, effectively steward our resources, and meet the needs of the university through creative and collaborative efforts.

ASU offers a comprehensive benefits package at very competitive rates to enhance the total compensation of its faculty and staff.  This package includes low-cost health and life benefits to insure you and your family, a wellness program for preventative health education and screenings, a disability and leaves program for income protection, employee assistance for free and confidential behavioral health services, access to world-class educational opportunities at deeply discounted rates, disability resources for Americans with Disabilities (ADA), a retirement program with a variety of retiree benefits to ensure your financial security at the end of your career, paid vacation and holidays – and more.  For more information, please visit the Office of Human Resources, Benefits website, at  https://cfo.asu.edu/benefits

ASU’s comprehensive benefits package is a significant part of your overall total compensation – and ASU pays for most of it when you are a benefits-eligible employee.   https://cfo.asu.edu/compensation-estimator

For more reasons to join ASU, please visit: https://cfo.asu.edu/why-work-asu

Facilities Development and Management at ASU employment requires current eligibility to legally work in the United States.  Facilities Development and Management will not be a sponsor for this position.

This position is located at the University Services Building, 1551 S. Rural Road, Tempe (on Rural Road south of Apache Blvd).

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of all background, including fingerprint checks.

This position is dependent on the continuation of funding from a specific source other than state appropriations.  As such, this appointment may terminate when the funding is no longer available.


ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit www.asu.edu/tobaccofree

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.


Employment Verification Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.


Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.


Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.


Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00pm Arizona time on the day indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.  

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

Work reference history information for 3 current and/or former supervisors will be requested at time of interview.   

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.


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