Financial Assistant II (UCP 5)
University of Connecticut - Storrs, CT

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Position Summary

This position is a state, salaried, full-time position employed by the University of Connecticut's Department of Dining Services, Storrs Campus. This position, under the general direction of the Fiscal Manager or designee, is responsible for varied accounting and bookkeeping functions within the Department of Dining Services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate is responsible for maintaining and monitoring financial records and accounts; monitors fiscal procedures for duplication, efficiency, effectiveness and compliance with required policies and regulations, making modifications as needed. Prepares regular financial statements of condition for each unit or cost center and makes available timely and accurate financial information, including budget projections and analysis; assists in developing and managing department/division budgets and in maintaining budgetary control over approved budget. Supervises the work of staff engaged in general accounting and bookkeeping functions; may train staff and assist in selection. Prepares reports as appropriate to meet University, State, federal and department/division requirements; prepares billing for accounts receivable and monitors collection of monies due. Records encumbrances and expenditures and processes all necessary paperwork, following up to resolve problems as they arise. Performs related duties as required.


Minimum Qualifications: Five to ten years progressively responsible experience in financial record keeping, supervision and reporting. Sound knowledge of budget preparation and fiscal control methods; knowledge of accounting practices and procedures and the ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in accounting and two to four years related experience; moderate experience in Excel and six months accounts receivable experience.

Appointment Terms

The salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Comprehensive benefit package which includes medical and dental insurance.

To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates meeting the expectations may respond by submitting a cover letter and resume with references as attachments to Husky Hire. References should include the names, email addresses and phone number of three professional individuals associated with the candidate. Submissions without this information will not be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until appointment is made. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer. Search # 2013353

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 PM eastern on 2/12/2013.

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