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Business and Finance/Business Office
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Director of Accounting

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Job Summary

Maintains and records invoices and cash entries in the accounting system.  Responsible for employee purchase card statements and expense reports. Provides support for the Business Office and assists with other projects and audit related items as necessary.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Reviews purchase authorizations and records vendor invoices.
  • Processes ACH and regular check payments in a timely manner.
  • Maintains accounting ledgers by creating, verifying, and recording cash transactions and other necessary entries.
  • Pays employees by receiving and verifying expense reports.
  • Records employee purchase card expenses and reconciles statements.
  • Maintains departmental records and filing system.
  • Completes other departmental projects and audit items as needed.
  • Provides assistance to Bursar as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Banner Software
  • Attention to Detail, Thoroughness
  • Organization
  • Analyzing Information
  • PC Proficiency
  • Data Entry Skills
  • General Math Skills

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate Degree in Accounting/Finance 
  • 1-2 years of Accounting experience preferred 
  • Experience with Banner preferred 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel and Word) 

Wilberforce University

Founded in 1856, Wilberforce University is America’s first private, coeducational University established to educated men and women of African descent; and is closely affiliated with the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Today, Wilberforce is a well-respected private, residential liberal arts university with a clear mission, core values and vision for the future and is a noted pioneer in the Co-Operative Education Movement.

Wilberforce awards the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in the areas of business, engineering and computing science, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences; as well as the Master of Rehabilitation Counseling degree. The University is located in Wilberforce, Ohio, a community readily accessible to the Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus metropolitan centers’ social, professional and cultural amenities and airports.

Wilberforce University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

How to Apply:

To apply for the Accounting Specialist position, use the “Quick Apply/Submit Resume” button below to submit your information,  cover letter and resume to the Wilberforce University Department of Administration and Human Resources.

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