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Accounting Specialist IV
Brigham Young University | Provo, Utah
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Job Description


The position serves as an Accounting Specialist for the Athletic Department and is heavily involved in the processing of athletic scholarships, approving local business and travel expenses, supporting athletes in maintaining past due balances, managing Student Assistants, assisting the Controller, and running financial and scholarship reports.

Essential Functions:

* Athletic Scholarships
* Validate monthly scholarship refunds
* Review scholarship amounts
* Work directly with campus in processing payments

* Collect and process scholarship requests for spring and summer
* Communicate and uphold our policies for spring and summer attendance
* Work directly with the Academic Advisor in collecting adequate information
* Organize and run approval meetings

* Assist coaches with Fall/Winter awarding
* Process scholarship reimbursements

* Expense Approvals
* Review and approve local business and travel expenses daily
* Verify itemized receipts
* Verify account codes
* Verify purchases align with our policy

* Reports
* Collect and organize monthly past due balance reports
* Send updates about the University Compliance Report
* Explain policies to employees
* Send reminders of compliance items
* Inform those who are not in compliance with policy

* Assist Controller
* Answer phones and take messages
* Submit weekly news items
* Maintain all taxable benefits
* Reporting spouse travel benefits


Years of experience:

* REQUIRED 3-5 years' experience in a finance or accounting environment
* PREFERRED Bachelor's Degree in business, finance, or accounting

Skills, abilities or knowledge needed:

* Finance/accounting background
* Exceptional interpersonal and public relations skills
* Excellent phone skills
* Excellent computer skills; needs to be proficient with Word and Excel
* Awareness of West Coast Conference and NCAA rules
* Human resource experience preferred
* Excellent organizational skills
* Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and handle stressful situations
* Ability to work well with others, both within the department and externally
* Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
* Knowledge of University policies related to payments, deposits, and reimbursements facilitating the employee's ability to initiate, develop, and prepare all department financial transactions including:
* Fast Track (checks) payments
* purchase requisitions and orders
* department cards
* purchasing cards
* campus cards
* cash deposits

* Ability to work with employment processes including student employment and graduate assistant contracts
* Ability to make, complete, and edit EPAF's
* Knowledge of University and department policies related to Y-Time (payroll system)

Employee Class: Staff (Full-Time)

Work Location: Provo Campus

Environment: General office or other equivalently good environment

Physical Exam Required: N

Physical Exam Details: n/a

Desired Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Close Date: 11/13/2018

Pay Level: 48

Approximate Starting Salary: Depends on qualifications and experience

Documents Required at time of Application:

Required: Cover Letter, Resume

Optional: Letter of Recommendation 1, Letter of Recommendation 2

Equal Opportunity Employer: m/f/Vets/Disability

About Brigham Young University

Founded in 1875, Brigham Young University has grown from a small pioneer academy to one of the world's largest private universities, where more than 29,000 students gather from more than 100 countries. Sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, BYU offers a unique educational environment that promotes learning by study and also by faith. The College of Engineering and Technology, founded in 1952, enrolls over 3,000 undergraduates and graduate students in engineering and technology programs. BYU is located 45 miles south of Salt Lake City in Provo, Utah, situated 4,560 feet above sea level. The campus sits at the western base of the Wasatch Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountain Range.

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