Perform analysis of insurance and retirement retro-activity.
Prepare specialized reports during audit periods or upon request. Financial systems are used on a regular basis.
Prepares specialized reports that may involve establishing new processes.
Uses extensive knowledge of financial systems in analysis and planning.
Compliance with Policies, Regulations, Laws, and Operational Oversight
Knowledge of GAAP accounting standards.
Must follow all federal government and IRS rules and regulations when adjusting paychecks.
Contribute to recommendations and implementation of new policies/procedures; interpretation of existing policies/procedures.
Initiates and makes necessary original and correcting journal entries. Initiate, review and approve complex transactions regarding Benefit program accounts.
Completes assigned billing functions for benefit programs.
A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
1-3 years of accounting experience
Clearly demonstrate a working knowledge of and proficiency with each of the following:
General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the ability to apply them appropriately
Ability to gather, interpret, and draw accurate conclusions from financial data
Ability to create and maintain accurate and thorough financial reports
Communication techniques and relationship building skills that enable the ability to communicate with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner
Clearly demonstrate extensive knowledge of and proficiency with each of the following:
Processing a high volume of information with a high level of accuracy
All basic office support software including Microsoft Excel and Word
A working knowledge of and proficiency with:
A relational database (e.g. MS Access)
Automated financial and accounting systems (e.g. General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables, E-Deposits, etc.)
Extensive knowledge of and the ability to respond to audits to ensure organizational compliance
Experience and knowledge with University policy and procedures
Please attach a resume and cover letter as part of the application process. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. For questions or additional information, please contact Whitney Bell at Whitney-Bell@uiowa.edu.
Successful candidates will be subject to a credential and criminal background check. 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.