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Accounting Assistant 2

University of Nevada, Reno



University of Nevada, Reno

Accounting Assistant 2


Department: Controller's Office

Department Web Address: http://www.unr.edu

Full Time Equivalent: 100%

Position Type: Classified

List Rank/Range(s):

Tenure Track: No Response

Job Description:
The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for an Accounting Assistant 2 for the Controller's Office. This position will be responsible for:

Payments to Vendors

Sort incoming mail by groups each working day. These groups should consist of invoices that are to be paid against a purchase order, invoices that go over to purchasing card team, invoices that are attached to request for payments and invoices that require further investigation.

Review pending file(s) for receipt of requested information: If necessary, work with Business Center North Purchasing to resolve purchase order problems. Email AP Manager regarding status of problems. Data input of Transfer Vouchers.

Customer services and miscellaneous office duties: Answer phones during assigned back-up times and as needed. Provide assistance to vendors, students, faculty and staff either on the telephone or in person. Assist departments with questions regarding the appropriate accounting forms to use. Assist AP Manager in other duties as assigned.

The typical work schedule is Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; this is subject to change based on organizational needs.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

Reno/Tahoe Area: Located just a 3 ½ hour drive from San Francisco, the Reno/Tahoe area is one of the country's outdoor meccas. Within less than an hour drive you will find several famous winter sports resorts (such as Squaw Valley, the host of the 1960 Winter Olympic Games) and hundreds of mountain biking and hiking trails (including the 165-mile Tahoe Rim Trail) for your enjoyment during the winter and summer months. The region offers an array of festivals and cultural activities including museums and performing arts centers. Additionally, the area attracts world class entertainers.

For more information on Reno/Tahoe, please visit:

http://www.reno.gov/
http://www.tahoe.com/
http://livability.com/reno/nv
http://www.visitrenotahoe.com/reno-tahoe/what-to-do/arts-culture
http://renotahoe.about.com/od/parksrecreation/u/greatoutdoors.htm
http://www.davidsonacademy.unr.edu/

Required Qualifications:
Graduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of clerical accounting experience which must have included duties such as coding documents to distribute funds; preparing accounts payable and accounts receivable documents; using computer spreadsheets to record, track, manipulate and report data; balancing accounts; and identifying and applying established financial recordkeeping procedures; OR one year of experience as an Accounting Assistant I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.Additional Experience Requirements: Experience using Microsoft Excel and Word in a business setting.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working in a higher education environment.

Contact Information for this Position: Applicant Help Desk: 775-784-1495 [email protected]

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please attach the following to your application.1. Resume/CV - List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the position and your education and experience must be clearly documented.2. Cover Letter - Optional3. Three Supervisory References - Please make a note if you do not want your present employer contacted unless necessary to determine your qualifications for the position.4. Transcripts - If you have not graduated, please attach your transcripts to receive education credit for classes you have taken. Credit is given for classes relevant to the position.

Job Open Date: 12/14/2016

Job Close Date: 12/28/2016

Open Until Filled: No

Search Number: 72332

Note to All Applicants: A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire. HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks. This job posting is specific to the Nevada System of Higher Education. Information regarding specific campus security, personal safety, fire safety, and crime statistics can be found at http://www.bcn-nshe.org/hr/employment/

To apply, visit: https://www.unrsearch.com/

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.



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