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University of Rochester Sr Accountant - 224291 in Rochester, New York

Sr Accountant

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Central Administration

Full/Part Time


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Full Time 40 hours Grade 053 Ain Ctr for Entrepreneurship


8:30 AM-5 PM


Position Summary:

This position serves two primary roles: Financial oversight of the Ain Center for Entrepreneurship, the Technical Entrepreneurship and Management (TEAM) Masters degree program and sponsored projects in The Institute of Optics. Performs human resource responsibilities: processing and creating HR forms, reviewing and approving payroll as well as professional accounting work with responsibility in financial reporting, cost analysis, and distribution, knowledge of University systems and programs, Workday, UR Financials, Procure to Pay, P-card and sponsored programs accounting. CLASP trained and maintains that certification by meeting continuous learning requirements.


With broad latitude for independent action and decision making, the Finance Program Administrator is/will:

  • Ensure fiscal control, use of the University's computerized encumbrance accounting system and UR Financials

  • Reconcile with University reports, problem resolution, and analysis of revenue and expense trends and variances

  • Evaluate and analyze budget information for appropriateness, exemptions, trends, and accuracy.

  • development of research proposal budgets and interact with faculty regarding the utilization of funds from externally supported research projects.

  • Develop budgets and report impact on year-end forecast & risks/opportunities

  • Ensure all pre and post-award proposals are in accordance with sponsor guidelines, 0MB and university policies

  • Prepare expenses on all accounts (operating, endowment, gifts, research) including T&C, P-Card, P2P, Salary, Reimbursements, and others.

  • Close interface with numerous stakeholders internally and externally

  • Manage Human Resource responsibilities, including payroll, evaluate changes in staff job responsibilities and develop requests for new positions and job reclassifications

  • Developing departmental policies and procedures

  • Monitor and communicate changes in University personnel policies and procedures to staff and management

  • Prepare salary recommendations and monitor staff compensation levels to ensure equity


Bachelor's degree in Accounting, and 3 years experience as a staff accountant; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

CLASP certified. Demands motivation, flexibility, ability to work independently and use of good judgment. Appropriately handles sensitive and confidential material as well as able to handle multiple priority assignments at once.

Working knowledge of computer applications to support financial analysis and tracking is essential.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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