1. Drafts preliminary financial sections of proposals. 2. Reviews all proposals for accuracy, completeness, and compliance to grantor and University requirements and regulations. 3. Monitors, controls, and maintains financial activity of accounts. Ensures expenditures are posted to proper accounts. Identifies, researches, and corrects questionable expenditures. 4. Serves as the principal source of information on financial policies and procedures and financial activity. 5. Reconciles and analyzes financial statements. Prepares standardized and specialized financial reports and analyses. 6. Oversees and instructs support staff. 7. Oversees the maintenance of financial records and files. 8. Assists with the development and implementation of systems and procedures. 9. May calculate weekly payroll for department staff. 10. Performs clerical functions incidental to accounting activities.
Preferred Education: Experience working in a University environment with strong financial and accounting skills and the ability to handle high volume transactional work. Systems Experience: knowledge of Salesforce, Workday, Managed File Transfer Tool (MFT), Microsoft Word, Outlook and SciQuest.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience working in a University environment with strong financial and accounting skills and the ability to handle high volume transactional work. Systems Experience: knowledge of Salesforce, Workday, Managed File Transfer Tool (MFT), Microsoft Word, Outlook and SciQuest.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to multi-task, pay close attention to detail, and problem solve, along with the ability to sit for long periods of time.
Posting Position Title: Financial Assistant 4
Required Skill/ability 3: Strong financial and accounting ability including, but not limited to, proficiency in Journal Entries, Payroll Account Adjustments, Cash Receipts & Casual Payroll. Demonstrated ability to generate and review monthly financial statements. Demonstrated proficiency using Excel spreadsheets.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Accounting & Finance Specialist, Yale Shared Srvcs
Required Skill/ability 1: Must possess excellent research skills needed to identify unreconciled items and communicate monthly with departmental managers of such occurrences.
Required Skill/ability 4: Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently, exercise sound judgment, effectively prioritize and accomplish work.
Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to learn new processes with a desire for constant growth as well as the ability to meet demanding time constraints while working well under pressure. References must indicate a proven record of excellent attendance, punctuality and reliability. Proven ability to handle extremely sensitive and confidential information.
Six years of related work experience, four of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and a high school level education; or four years of related work experience and an Associate degree; or little or no work experience and a Bachelor degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Internal Number: 50421BR
About Yale University
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.