Accountant Assoc

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 03 May 2024


Campus: Tempe

Accountant Assoc

Job Description

Financial Services seeks an Accountant Associate to perform accounting, banking and customer service functions requiring initiative and independent judgement in support of the goals and objectives of Financial Services. This position is part of the ASU Payables and Reimbursements department.
A successful candidate, not presently employed within Financial Services, will be paid a signing bonus of $750 and a $1,250 bonus after completing six months of employment with the department.

Job Family

Finance & Accounting

Department Name

Payables & Reimbursements



VP Code


Grant Funded Position

This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

Salary Range

$23.08 per hour

Essential Duties

  • Perform specialized Accounts Payable processes including but not limited to wire payments, check cancelations and reissues, check deposits.
  • Obtaining, analyzing and verifying bank information for wire payments.
  • Audit and approve invoices to ensure compliance with financial policies and procedures.
  • Manage Accounts Payable Outlook inbox and respond to inquiries in a timely and professional manner.
  • Prepares recurring accounting schedules, statements or reports.
  • Provide customer service duties to aide departments and suppliers.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related field; OR, Four (4) years professional accounting experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in Accounts Payable. 
  • Experience in wire payments.
  • Evidence of effective communications skills. 
  • Experience in performing detailed numerical computations.
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience in preparing detailed reports.
  • Experience in using organizational skills.

Working Environment

  • Work in an office setting and use office equipment (i.e. computers, printers, copiers, calculators, telephones)
  • Sit or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Communicate orally and in writing.
  • Read-interpret written and oral instructions/directions. 
  • May require lifting of items weighing up to 25 pounds.

Department Statement

Financial Services serves the University community in a professional, accessible, customer focused, efficient and innovative manner by timely processing financial transactions and providing accounting, financial management reporting, financial system training and treasury management services.

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

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Employment Verification Statement

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Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

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