Accounting Associate

University of Alaska
September 22, 2023
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Accounting Associate
  • Job Number: 525444

  • Classification: Fiscal Professional 1

  • Grade: Grade 78

  • Work type: Hybrid, On Campus, Staff Full-time

  • Administrative Unit: UofA Enterprise Entities

  • School/Business unit: EE UA Foundation

  • Location: Anchorage

  • Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance

  • Position Summary:

    The UA Foundation is seeking an Accounting Associate to join the fiscal services team. We are looking for a conscientious individual who has a solid technical base in accounting, strong problem solving and analytical skills, and works well with others.


    20General Duties: Assists with work tasks performed by other accounting staff; Responds to accounting data requests and inquiries; Participates and collaborates on work process improvement efforts; Performs other duties as assigned.Essential

    30Accounts Payable: Processes payments for program support and student aid to the University of Alaska; Reviews and matches supporting documentation for A/P transactions and enters operating expense transactions in the general ledger; Prepares annual 1099 forms for payments to vendors and charitable gift annuity contract holdersEssential

    50Contribution Revenue Accounting: Enters new gift batches in the general ledger; Adds gift fee, cash, and investment accounts to contribution related journal entries; Checks journal entries for errors and and prepares them for review and posting by another member of the accounting team; Performs monthly reconciliations of contributions recorded in Raiser's Edge donor database and amounts posted in the Financial Edge accounting software; Assists with monthly depository bank account reconciliation by matching bank deposits and gift batch journal entriesEssential

    The University of Alaska Foundation is a private nonprofit corporation that operates as a public foundation. The UA Foundation works closely with each university in the UA system and with others in the community, exclusively for the benefit of the University of Alaska. If you would like to be a part of the team that stewards the philanthropic support provided to the University of Alaska in order to continue to provide excellent educational opportunities through support to the UA system and students, please consider applying! This position is located in Anchorage, AK.

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Knowledge of accounting theory and fund accounting principles.
  • Experience with automated financial accounting systems.
  • Demonstrated proficiency using MS Excel and Office productivity software applications.
  • Required Experience & Education:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in accounting or a related field, or an equivalent combination of training and experience, is required. While accounting experience is helpful to already have, we will train the right candidate.
  • Having two years of professional fiscal experience in a non-profit, governmental, or higher education field is preferred.
  • Salary Information:

    This is a full-time, 12-month, non-exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and a full employee benefits package. New hires will be placed on the UA staff salary schedule, Grade 78, based on education and experience.

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references with your application.

    Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. Review of application materials will begin immediately. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified.

    To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

    The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

    UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.

    The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

    Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

    If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Terra Preslan, UA System Office HR Coordinator, at [email protected] or 907-450-8261.

    Advertised: 22 Aug 2023 Alaskan Daylight Time Applications close: Open until filled

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