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Staff Accountant

Apply now Job No: 501811
Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Research Staff
Department: General Ledger - 250212
Pay Grade: P2 - Exempt
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Position Summary:

Are you interested in working for UDRI, a national leader in scientific and engineering research, serving government, industry and nonprofit customers? Our Research Accounting department invites qualified candidates to apply for our Staff Accountant opening!

The Staff Accountant provides accounting and financial support in the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) Research Accounting Office. This position supports the timekeeping functions by performing reconciliations, analyzing control reports and taking necessary actions, and serving as a backup to the Timekeeping Specialist. This position supports travel administration by performing reconciliations, analyzing control reports and taking necessary actions, and serving as a backup to the Travel Specialist. This includes performing duties related to all aspects of travel such as auditing travel authorizations and expense reports, booking travel, and answering travel compliance questions. The Staff Accountant will support accounting functions and projects by researching various outstanding items, handling inquiries and information requests, and supporting sponsor audits as well as supporting strategic initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. B.S. degree and minimum of three years relevant work experience
2. Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite and intermediate level experience with Microsoft Excel
3. Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
4. Strong proven analytical problem-solving and excellent organizational skills
5. Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality, accuracy and attention to detail
6. Excellent demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work well
with others in a diverse organization while maintaining a position attitude
7. Due to the requirements of our research contracts with the U.S. federal government, candidates for this position must be a U.S. person (i.e., a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, lawful permanent resident, asylee, or refugee).

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

1. Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
2 Experience with Deltek Costpoint
3. Experience with payroll processing
4. Experience with travel booking tools
5. Knowledge of the Federal Travel Regulations (FTR) and GSA policies

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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