We are seeking an Accountant II. General Accounting's main responsibilities include the preparation of the University's annual audited financial statements, the University's quarterly unaudited financial statements and the School of Medicine's monthly financial statements. In addition, the department operates as a service function to the divisions and other central functions as it relates to journal entry processing, survey preparation and other reporting needs. The Accountant II is responsible for working with the divisions and central functions to compile, analyze and report financial information daily, as well as, perform transactions to ensure the University is in compliance with GAAP accounting standards. In addition, the Accountant II assists with schedules prepared for the University's audited financial statements and interacts with the external auditors.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Process journal entries and cost transfers between divisions within the University using SAP.
Prepare journal entries, including moderately complex transactions, to ensure GAAP compliance.
Reconcile general ledger accounts to subledgers and resolve increasingly complex discrepancies.
Provide customer service support to the user community.
Assist in the creation and analysis of SAP reports as needed.
Research transaction details for the user community as needed.
Provide external auditors transaction detail and support for various general ledger data samples.
Review and research large transactions on a routine basis.
Prepare surveys, reporting requests and other governmental reporting requirements.
Maintain support and documentation for various reporting needs.
Assist in the preparation of the Form 990 tax returns for the University and Jhpiego.
Prepare adhoc reporting to respond to various executive/committee needs.
Gather and provide supporting documentation for the annual audited financial statements, footnote disclosures and analytical review.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or related field.
Two years related experience. If bachelor's degree is in unrelated field, three years of progressively responsible experience is required.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Classified Title: Accountant II Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC Starting Salary Range: $52,230-$71,890-$91,550 Annually (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday- Friday 8:30am-5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/JH at Keswick Department name: Financial Reporting Personnel area: University Administration
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Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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