Accountant I

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Department: Accounting & Financial Reporting
Work type: staff full-time exempt
Location: Huntsville, AL
Categories: Finance & Accounting

Purpose of the Position:

The Accountant I will perform accounting for the University's expenditures, as well as the University Foundation's revenue, expenditure, and transfer accounts. In addition, the position acts in assisting the Associate Director of Accounting and Financial Reporting.


• Responsible for daily data feeds to Banner Finance
• Reconcile UAH Phillip Wind Trust Investment bank account and preparation of monthly entries to include assistance with annual year-end trust return reports
• Reconcile College of Business Student Durkee Investment fund bank accounts and preparation of appropriate entries.
• Reconcile College of Business Student Chan Investment fund bank accounts and preparation of appropriate entries
• Process checks and maintain check registers for UAH Foundation to include year-end accruals and preparation of annual form 1099
• Reconcile Engineering Foundation bank account monthly and prepare appropriate entries.
• Prepare postage reconciliation and journal entries
• Monitor and verify monthly reporting of Barnes and Noble revenue and expenditures.
• Monitor Barnes and Noble requisitions for unallowable expenditures and communicate with departments
• Monitor and analyze accounts, to include verifying budget availability and preparation of journal entries and department transfers.
• Back-up of accounting, recording of receipts and journal entries for the UAH Foundation and reporting activities for the General Operating Bank functions
• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and years of work experience
• 1 year of full-time verifiable accounting work experience
• Knowledge of accounting principles
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite to include Excel and Word
• Must have excellent communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

• University or college accounting experience is preferred
• Experience in reporting financial analysis is desired

Published Salary (if available):

$36,000 - $38,500

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