Financial Accountant

Department/Agency of position: 
University of Nevada Controller's Office
Location of position: 
Reno, NV
Wage/Salary: 
$60,000 – $80,000 depending on experience
Date Posted: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Closing Date: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Job Description: 

The University of Nevada, Reno – Controller’s Office is seeking candidates for a full-time administrative faculty position as a Financial Accountant. The Financial Accountant is responsible for the University’s daily and monthly reporting functions, including special requests for information and one-time reports, as well as oversight of the accounts reconciliation function. The position assists with the preparation of year-end financial statements and interacts with university system and independent auditors regarding the preparation of those statements and related reports. In addition, the Financial Accountant is the official responsible for the university’s recharge center program function including approval of recharge rates for cost centers in accordance with federal regulations and providing guidance to university departments on recharge issues. Provides training to campus users on general university account policies and procedures. Supervises, trains and evaluates accounting staff as assigned. This position reports directly to the Associate Vice President – Business & Finance/Controller.

Required Qualifications: Requires a Master’s Degree and three years or Bachelor’s Degree and five years of relevant professional experience working in a college or university, non-profit or governmental accounting environment.

Preferred Licenses or Certificates:

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Certified Management Accountant (CMA)

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

Chartered Accountant (CA) or other applicable certificate