University of Utah Accounting Clerk in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 03/08/2018
Requisition Number PRN07783N
Job Title Accounting Clerk
Working Title Accounting Clerk (Work-Study)
Job Grade B
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Sensitive Job Code?
Type Non Benefited Staff / Student
Standard Hours per Week 19
Full Time or Part Time? Part Time
Work Schedule Summary
Will take place between normal business hours of M-F, 8:00am to 5:00pm.
Is this a work study job? Yes
VP Area U of U Health - Academics
Department 00930 - Obstetrics/Gynecology Dept Op
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range 9.62 to 15.38
Processes repetitive and nonrepetitive, clerical accounting transactions which require specific knowledge of a wide variety of prescribed accounting codes and classifications.
Performs routine accounting work on a “block of accounts” by following prescribed accounting routines. Validates bills, and audits commercial invoices to establish compliance of terms and reconciles discrepancies which may occur. Prepares journal entries required for the entry of data into the general accounting system. Types statements, reports and correspondence for supervisor’s signature according to specified requirements. Posts directly to ledger via Data Input Terminals. Compiles financial and business transaction data from source documents to prepare computer-input forms for processing. Reconciles errors on computer printouts to maintain accounting records. Reviews source documents for completeness and accuracy. Posts items in journal, assigning as debits, or credits to appropriate accounts. Compares computer-printout data against source documents and journal entries to verify accuracy, and prepares input forms to reconcile errors.
This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
This job posting is only available to University of Utah students who have been awarded a Federal Work-Study Award for the current year. Please login to CIS and go to the Finance/Financial Aid section to view your Financial Aid Status. If you have not received a Federal Work-Study Award, then do not complete and submit this application. Before hire, this employer will confirm that you have received a Federal Work-Study Award for the current year.
One year of experience performing accounting functions and preparing related reports, or equivalency; the ability to use standard office machines, calculators and data input terminals; and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills required.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Special Instructions Summary
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: email@example.com .
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.