Accounting/Finance Associate

Stanford, California (US)
Competitive Salary
23 Feb 2018
19 Mar 2018
Contract Type
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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