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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/04/23

Applications Due01/04/24

Vacancy ID145361

AgencyUniversity at Albany

TitleSenior Accountant

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitPSNU - Professional Services Negotiating Unit (UUP)

Salary RangeFrom $70000 to $75000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Unclassified Service

Travel Percentage 0%


Hours Per Week 40


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 1400 Washington Ave

City Albany


Zip Code12222

Minimum Qualifications -Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related field from an accredited institution
-Minimum of 3-5 years of accounting experience
-Proficient in the Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
-Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
-Demonstrated ability in effective communication (written and verbal)
-Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
-Excellent organizational and time management skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks
-Applicants must demonstrate an ability to develop inclusive and equitable relationships within our diverse campus community
-Applicants must demonstrate an ability to support diversity, equity, access, inclusion, and belonging relative to their role

Preferred Qualifications:

-5-7 years of accounting experience
-Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
-Experience with the Uniform Revenue Accounting System (URAS)
-Experience in a large college or university setting
-Supervision experience

Duties Description The Senior Accountant is responsible for the management of the revenue accounting unit, including the supervision of two direct reports. The Senior Accountant's primary duties include accurately accounting for all dollars billed, collected, and refunded within the University. This includes all funds collected and deposited into Income Fund Reimbursable (IFR) accounts and all revenue billed and collected by the Student Accounts Office.

Primary Responsibilities:

-Oversee/supervise the revenue accounting unit.
-Reconcile the semi-monthly collections prior to distribution and disbursement.
-Reconcile the Local Depository bank account to the cash receipts journal, cash disbursements journal, and general ledger on at least a monthly basis.
-Generate and submit the annual Sole Custody report to the Office of the State Comptroller (OSC).
-Generate and submit campus Unclaimed Funds to the Office of the State Comptroller on an annual basis.
-In conjunction with the Director of State Accounting, submit quarterly and annual Uniform Revenue Accounting System reports within one month of period end, specifically Accounts Receivable, Doubtful Accounts, Cash in Bank, CSV of Student Account Detail, and Bank Statement
-Timely completion of ACH Transfers to DASNY, UAS, Empire Commons, Emergency Loan, and others on a semi-monthly or as needed basis.
-In conjunction with the Director of State Accounting, complete and distribute reports to Campus Financial Managers monthly summarizing our Cash and A/R data, Historical Comparisons, Fringe and Interest Collections.
-Work with appropriate campus offices to make timely and accurate tuition revenue projections.

Additional Comments To apply, please visit:

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Name Office of Human Resources

Telephone (518) 437-4700


Email Address


Street 1400 Washington Ave

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12222


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