Accountant II

University at Buffalo
April 01, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Working Time:Full time
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Posting Details

Position Information

Fiscal Year 2022-2023

Position Title Accountant II Posting Category Staff Department U.B. Foundation Posting Number U230017 Posting Link https: // www. Employer UB Foundation Activities Appointment Term Position Type

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

Your future begins here – great benefits, great people. Join us today! The University at Buffalo Foundation(UBF) is searching for an Accountant II to join our team.

The position is responsible for preparing various general ledger entries to record interdepartmental activities, revenue additions and adjustments, transfers between accounts and expenditure transactions, accruals and adjustments. This position will also prepare various monthly reports and analysis.

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited, to:

  • Prepare journal entries, including review of journal entry requests for proper approvals prior to processing
  • Monitor daily activity for bank accounts
  • Prepare bank reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Scan supporting documentation to journal entries and bank reconciliations
  • Prepare account analysis and month-end reports
  • Analyze and maintain property, plant and equipment records, including depreciation calculations
  • Analyze and maintain fine art and other non-cash donation files
  • Prepare entries and reports relating to UBF Faculty Student Housing and other real estate operations
  • Coordinate property and liability insurance premium payment, allocations and reconciliations
  • Process quarterly income fund reimbursable (IFR) payroll reimbursement to UB
  • Assist with preparation of year-end financial statements
  • Assist with internal audit functions
  • Assist with financial reporting
  • Outstanding Benefits Package Working at UBF comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our UBF benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

    About The University at Buffalo The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America's leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

    As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the University at Buffalo will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting required with at least two years of accounting experience.
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Excel and familiar with software-based accounting and financial management systems.
  • Detail oriented, strong understanding of accounting principles, excellent oral and written communication skills, attentive to reporting deadlines and high level of accuracy.
  • Preferred Qualifications

    Experience in a fast-paced business office environment desired.

    Physical Demands Type Full-Time Campus North Campus Posting Alerts Special Instructions Summary Is a background check required for this posting? Yes Background Check Notification For non-internal applicants: a selected candidate will have to complete and pass a background check prior to appointment.

    Contact Information

    Contact's Name Lisa Adamshick

    Contact's Title Benefits & Human Resources Manager Contact's Email [email protected] Contact's Phone 716-645-8726

    Posting Dates

    Posted 02/16/2023

    Deadline for Applicants Open Until Filled Date to be filled 04/01/2023


    Number of References Required 2

    Reference Cutoff Date Instructions to Applicant

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  • Please indicate your current employment affiliation with the University at Buffalo.
  • Faculty
  • Faculty Student Association (FSA)
  • Research Foundation Employee
  • State Classified
  • State Professional
  • UB Foundation
  • TA/GA
  • Student
  • No Current Employment Affiliation
  • How did you first hear about this employment opportunity?
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  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
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