The Accountant will perform various accounting, financial and administrative duties for Facilities Management. The candidate will; - Establish and fund capital construction projects in the Job Cost System, -Set up new capital construction accounts in the General Ledger, and monitor financial status of capital construction projects, - Interface with Project Management personnel to properly close out capital construction projects, including reconciling costs between General Ledger and Job Cost System, preparing capital asset componentization. -Interface with various University department personnel, University's Budget and Controllers Office personnel and DGS Fiscal personnel on project funding.
Extensive use of Excel and Word, good organization skills and attention to detail are required. Also, a bachelor's degree in accounting and minimum of three years of experience in the accounting field are required.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Financial.II
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 3-5 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Hiring Range: TBD Based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Optional Documents: Not Applicable
Internal Number: 20004231
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