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Accountant II

Company: The University of Alabama
Location: Tuscaloosa
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job no: 512752
Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Accounting/Bookkeeping

Pay Grade/Pay Range:58 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 40206.36 Midpoint - $ 58302.36

Department/Organization:702202 - Contract and Grant Accounting

Normal Work Schedule:Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:45 pm

Job Summary:Performs advanced professional accounting activities for a specialized, complex assignment or functional area requiring application of an advanced professional knowledge of accounting principles and practices. Ensures or evaluates compliance and accountability of financial programs and business operations/processes. May supervise or lead lower level professional accountants and other staff.

Additional Department Summary:Interpreting terms and conditions within negotiated contracts and grants and applying Federal, State and Local laws, rules and regulations. Monitor all expenditures for compliance with the applicable laws, rules, regulations and sponsor terms and conditions. Prepare and submit financial reports and bills according to sponsor guidelines and apply payments as applicable.

Required Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance and three (3) years of professional accounting experience; OR a Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business and two (2) years of professional accounting experience; OR CPA and two (2) years of professional accounting experience.

Skills and Knowledge:Knowledge of Federal Uniform Guidance and other federal guidelines.

Preferred Qualifications:Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting with five years of professional accounting experience and/or five years of contract & grant accounting experience.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

Advertised: 05 Apr 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 12 Apr 2021 Central Daylight Time

Please note, all Staff Employment positions close at 10:55pm CST.

Non-Exempt positions are posted a minimum of 3 days. Exempt positions are posted a minimum of 7 days.

Need help?

Please email the Human Resources Department at hrsvctr@ua.edu or contact us by phone at (205)-348-7732.If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation to participate in any portion of the University's employment process, including completion of the online application process, please contact our office in advance of your participation or visit.

Equal Opportunity Statement

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information.

Keywords: The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa , Accountant II, Other , Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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