Accounting/Finance Associate

Location
Stanford, California (US)
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
23 Feb 2018
Closes
19 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Department of Anesthesiology, Pain and Perioperative Medicine is seeking an Accounting/Finance Associate to provide finance-related support to accounting and finance functions. The position is responsible for financial operations and reimbursement processes, financial transactions related to research administration, and is a key resource for faculty and staff regarding related policy and procedures.

Duties include:

* Responsible for P-card and T-card administration as well as expense reimbursements.

* Review, process, gather, and compile accounting transactions and documents for completeness, accuracy, and compliance.

* Review transactions, support documents, journal postings, etc. for accuracy, consistency, authorizations and compliance.

* Monitor transactions in accounting systems for clearing and outstanding items.

* Compile, maintain, and review data and daily reports for accuracy. Generate standardized financial reports.

* Resolve transactional inquiries, escalate broader issues.

* Respond to transactional inquiries from client groups.

* May establish accounts in financial systems; prepare invoices.

* Participate in new initiatives, as needed such as user testing.

* Maintain accounting/finance departmental files and desktop procedures and process documents for area of responsibility. Ensure compliance with University policies, and federal regulations and requirements.

* Provide administrative support to the Department Finance Manager

* Other duties may also be assigned

Education & Experience (Required):

* High School diploma or equivalent and two years' work experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Required):

* Knowledge of basic accounting procedures.

* Ability to operate computerized office applications and accounting systems.

* Ability to clearly and effectively communicate information to internal audiences and client groups

Physical Requirements:

* Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.

* Frequently sit, sort, file paperwork or parts, grasp lightly, and use fine manipulation, lift, carry, push and pull objects that weigh 10 pounds or less.

* Occasionally write by hand, twist, bend, stoop and squat.

* Rarely stand, walk, reach or work above shoulders and use a telephone.

* Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Working Conditions:

* May work extended hours during peak business cycles.

Work Standards:

* Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.

* Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.

* Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide,

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