Accounting Specialist I - TN Language Center

University Of Tennessee Nashville , TN 37201

Posted 3 months ago

Regular Full-time, Pay Grade 35

Location: Nashville, TN. No relocation expenses covered.

The employee will perform financial and administrative duties in areas such as accounting, human resource, and programming. He/she will support the financial administration of the agency. He/she will process accounting and payroll transactions, maintain and monitor the general ledger, and assist with problem solving of financial issues.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Enter time worked and leave into payroll system for employees in program and administrative areas

  • Collect, verify, and maintain new hire paperwork

  • Daily preparation of credit card payment spreadsheets

  • Maintain the agency purchase card; process payments

  • Prepare and process invoices, reimbursements, and contractor payments

  • Post transactions to the general ledger

  • Pull financial information form the general ledger for analysis

  • Follow up on past due invoices by sending them out, calling customers, or sending correspondence

  • Assist with recording financial transactions for grants

  • Assist with receiving payments and entering them into QuickBooks

  • Ensure that deposits are made and recorded in accounting system

  • Enter contracts in the contract processing system

  • Perform and assist with account reconciliations

  • Assists with budget presentation

  • Serve as backup to other financial staff

  • Maintain financial/administrative files and filing systems; oversee records management

  • Maintains manual of how financial and administrative tasks are done

  • Schedule, proctor, and submit language proficiency tests (if bilingual)

  • Assist in interpretation and translation projects (if bilingual)

  • Perform other specialized financial, managerial, and administrative tasks for TLC administration and program areas as assigned Education:

Required: High school diploma or GED

Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in business, accounting, or in a related field

Experience:

Required: Four years' experience in accounts payable, accounts receivable, accounting, business, or in a related field

Preferred: UT or general university experience; SAP/IRIS accounting system experience; interpreting and translating a foreign language, if bilingual

Skills & Behaviors:

  • Highly organized, detailed oriented

  • Excellent verbal and written skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects

  • Ability to deal with diverse populations

  • Proficient computing skills in Microsoft Office, especially Excel

  • Possess organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills

  • Strong decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical abilities

  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated

  • Follow all HIPPA and privacy laws, maintain confidentiality

  • Flexible and thorough

Each employee that drives a vehicle for work-related business must have and maintain a valid driver's license.

Applicants are encouraged to review all position requirements prior to applying. Salary is based on a combination of professional experience and qualifications.

For best consideration, applications should be submitted by July 19, 2019. Applicants should apply electronically at https://hr.utk.edu Applicants must submit a resume with a minimum of three references. Position is open until filled.


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Accounting Specialist I - TN Language Center

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