Staff Accountant

TITLE OF POSITION:

 Staff Accountant

STATUS:

 Full-time

DEPARTMENT:

 Business Office

QUALIFICATIONS:

 This position requires two to five years of accounting experience. Candidates must have excellent and strong analytical skills and attention to detail. A high degree of accuracy, strong oral and written communication skills, flexibility to undertake a variety of tasks and an interest in being part of a dynamic organization are essential.  

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

 A bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Philadelphia University invites applications for the position of Staff Accountant. The Staff Accountant will perform a broad scope of accounting activities requiring experienced, professional knowledge and application of accounting principles and practices. Duties will include preparing and posting of accounting entries, completing detailed financial reconciliations, including all bank reconciliations, maintaining and updating procurement bank card records, and the tracking and maintenance of databases and financial records, as well as monthly reports. This position will assist in the fiscal year-end close of the accounting records and will provide backup support to other functions, specifically accounts payable, as necessary. This position involves a high degree of interaction with both faculty and staff at all levels of the organization, which requires strong communication and problem solving skills.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

 Qualified candidates should provide a cover letter, resume, and the name and contact information of three professional references to: Human Resources Office, Philadelphia University, 4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497 or via email to businessofficejobs@PhilaU.edu.  

STARTING DATE:

 ASAP

POSTING DATE:

 April 2014 

Philadelphia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.