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Financial and Budget Associate at University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma

Posted in Admin - Clerical 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Provides assistance to the Director of OU Health Services and the University Counseling Center in the areas of budgeting, accounts payable and account reconciliations.  Assists in comprehensive reviews of departmental budgets.
Assists in budget preparation.
Review reports to determine funding status of accounts and recommends actions to correct problems.
Performs analysis of ledger accounts, cash transactions and account deposits.
Assists in the preparation of the general ledger and statements.
Responsible for coordinating specialized budget and accounting functions.
Prepares funding, expenditure  and payroll reports.
Monitors accounts, maintains reports, organizes and maintains specialized filing systems.
Inputs, reviews and distributes data to departments.
Oversees timely payment of expenses for Health Services and University Counseling Center.
Supervise and train budget, accounting and/or clerical support staff.  

Required Education:   High School Diploma and some college or equivalent combination of education/job related experience, AND 

  • 24-36 months accounting experience


  • Knowledge of standard bookkeeping and accounting procedures.

  • Advanced Excel skills with ability to build and manipulate spreadsheets.

  • Able to understand a chart of accounts and code entries to proper account.

  • Basic math skills.

  • Detail oriented for accuracy of data and information.

  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects and deadlines.  

  • Able to produce reports and complete work within deadlines.

  • Able to work well with interdepartmental teams and initiatives.

  • Must be able to read and interpret policy as well as State and Federal regulations.

  • Able to effectively evaluate projects/programs and produce comprehensive reports.


  • None


Advertised Physical Requirements:

Ability to lift up to 15 pounds. 

Must be able to see, communicate, move and engage in repetitive motions.

Frequent exposure to pressure caused by deadlines and busy periods; requires regular contact with other departments and university officials.

Department Preferences:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or related field.

  • 48 months accounting experience.

  • Experience working in health care setting.

  • Familiarity with HIPAA regulations.  

  • Familiarity with university campus.

Supervision: Might supervise other budget, accounting, and/or clerical support staff.  


Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy.  To view the policy, visit