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3-5 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
4/18/2019
Job Category:
Accounting
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Current Employees:

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Where Excellence Meets Purpose

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful purpose to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The University has been named on Forbes's Best Employers list for two consecutive years, and is the only university in Florida to receive this honor.

Broad Scope and Function of Job

Apply principles of accounting to manage all project accounts associated with the campus operation of Facilities Design and Construction, including purchase order and invoice processing, account reconciliation, budget planning and other related financial work.

Specific Job Duties and Responsibilities

Maintain all financial information on campus related projects, including disbursements, expenses and fees.

Compile monthly reports and analyses on projects for the Director(s) of Facilities Design and Construction.

Liaise between vendors, contractors, Purchasing and Accounts Payable, client financial representatives, and project managers to ensure that all financial activities associated with projects are accurate at all times.

Support the senior accountant with closing out completed plant accounts, providing summaries for project managers. Provide Form 8's to project assistant to assure that proper funding is accredited to the appropriate plant account. Assist project managers and their project assistants to accelerate the close-out process on projects. Maintain the internal financial reports and prepare journal entries to post to accounts.

Review and troubleshoot discrepancies on financial reports for all projects. Make corrections as necessary. Pinpoint outstanding issues related to the appropriate project manager.

Prepare and distribute costs to proper project and operating accounts, detailing assets, liabilities and other financial transactions.

Meet with project managers and staff as necessary to discuss unresolved concerns related to processing purchase orders and invoices.

Maintain the necessary files to support the above work.

Maintain a positive working relationship with University staff and adhere and support the University's Common Purpose, DIRECCT Values and Behaviors, and Service Standards.

Other duties as assigned.

Education. Skills and Work Experience

* Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited institution with major course work in accounting required.
* 2-5 years effective and relevant work experience.
* Knowledgeable of MS Excel is a must; Proficient in MS Office products including Word and Outlook.
* Excellent analytical, communication, and customer service skills.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Job Status:

Full time

Employee Type:

Staff

Pay Grade:

c104

About University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

The University of Miami is a vibrant community of exceptionally talented individuals engaged in the pursuit of academic excellence, the discovery of new knowledge, and service to the region and beyond. More than 15,600 undergraduate and graduate students from around the world call UM home during the academic semesters. The University has grown from its main location in the City of Coral Gables to include the medical campus located in Downtown Miami, the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science on Virginia Key, the John J. Koubek Center in Little Havana, the James L. Knight Center in Downtown Miami, and the South and Richmond campuses in southwest Miami-Dade county. With more than 10,000 full- and part-time faculty and staff, UM is the second largest private employer in Miami-Dade County. The University was chartered in 1925 by a group of citizens who felt an institution of higher learning was needed for the development of their young and growing community. The inaugural class of 560 students enrolled in fall of 1926.