1. Financial Analysis and Reporting: Analyzes information and creates accurate and timely reports that add value to the management of University operations. Applies GAAP to report out on financial conditions. Ensures financial reporting meets the compliance needs of internal and external users. Extracts data from multiple sources. 2. Financial Methods and Systems: Recommends methods to improve practices, processes and systems. Works with internal and external contacts to carry out department objectives. Provides a high level of service that cultivates and maintains strong working relationships and effectively communicates information; takes ownership and accountability for timeliness, accuracy and relationship management. 3. Accounting and Reconciliation: Accurately records enterprise or subsystem transactions to balance sheets, income statements, and other financial records. Performs reconciliations; navigates through systems and reporting tools to independently resolve routine and non-routine discrepancies. Applies entries to the general ledger or subsystems and ensures adherence to GAAP, regulatory requirements and financial reporting considerations. Communicates effectively to unit leadership. 4. Strategic Resource: Translates unit finance objectives into priorities. Reports financial issues and risks and makes recommendations. Contacts appropriate stakeholders to include in communications and approvals. 5. Compliance and Risk Management: Establishes, implements and/or maintains strong internal controls in areas of assigned responsibility to provide reasonable assurance of effective and appropriate resources use, accurate financial information, and adherence to contractual obligations and agreements, policies, procedures, and external regulatory requirements. 6. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Demonstrated ability to take initiative to resolve ongoing workflow and other issues. Demonstrated leadership and project management skills. Working knowledge of relational database function and design. Demonstrated working knowledge of Workday, Yale Budgeting Tool or similarly complex systems including preparation of journal entries.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Demonstrated ability to take initiative to resolve ongoing workflow and other issues. Demonstrated leadership and project management skills. Working knowledge of relational database function and design. Demonstrated working knowledge of Workday, Yale Budgeting Tool or similarly complex systems including preparation of journal entries.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to work both independently and as part of a team as well as the ability to provide quality customer service exercising flexibility, creative problem-solving skills and resourcefulness.
Posting Position Title: Accountant 2
Required Skill/ability 3: Knowledge and understanding of GAAP.
Work Week: Flexible or Non-Standard (for anything other than Standard)
University Job Title: Accountant 2-PET Center
Required Skill/ability 1: Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, high-volume business office demonstrating consistency, high levels of accuracy despite interruptions and the ability to manage priorities.
Required Skill/ability 4: Well-developed written, verbal, organizational, interpersonal and problem-solving skills with the ability to apply existing knowledge and logic to solve problems.
Required Skill/ability 2: High level of proficiency in Excel and Word.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Economics or Finance and two years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated application of financial, accounting and economic concepts.
Internal Number: 57798BR
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.