Accountant Associate- Law School

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI

Job posting number: #7236598

Posted: April 15, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The University of Michigan Law School is looking for a customer service-oriented, collaborative individual to join our finance team. Reporting to the Director of Finance, this position is primarily responsible for providing support related to account reconciliation, journal entries, reporting, and research grant and gift administration. The successful incumbent will work directly with faculty, staff, and students.

Who We Are
Founded in 1859, Michigan Law School is one of the world's leading institutions of legal education and enjoys a reputation for academic excellence characterized by a powerful commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Michigan is consistently ranked among the top law schools in the nation, and enjoys international renown for its intellectual rigor, stunning physical surroundings, preeminent faculty scholarship, and a community noted for collegiality and warmth. Michigan Law has an exceptional and cooperative community of talented and interesting students, with 1000 in the JD and 40 in the LLM program. Our commitments to collegiality, to constructive and challenging debate, and to enabling our students to pursue a wide range of options explain why the Law School has long been committed to diversity along many dimensions. Our graduates serve with distinction in the private, public, non-profit, and academic sectors, in large numbers in every major market in the nation, as well as internationally. The University of Michigan is located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, which is considered among the best places in the United States to live and work.

At Michigan Law, we view our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as central to our mission as an educational institution and we seek to ensure that each member of our community has a full opportunity to thrive in our environment. We believe that diversity is key to individual flourishing, educational excellence, and the advancement of knowledge. We maintain a deep commitment to fostering a diverse community in which all students, staff, and faculty learn and work in an atmosphere of inclusion and respect.

Prepare and analyze financial statements and reports
Reconcile general ledger accounts
Identify and correct charging errors and create journal entries
Respond to internal and external financial and grant related inquiries
Participate in monthly and year end closing processes
Assist with hiring of and timekeeping for temporary staff and research assistants
Assist finance team with additional duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications*
Bachelor's degree in accounting or business, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
At least two years experience in a related field
Demonstrated ability to be efficient without sacrificing accuracy
Ability to prioritize competing demands while meeting deadlines and adhering to processes
Ability to work well both as part of a team and autonomously
Proficiency with current computer technology and applications, including Microsoft Office tools
Ability to handle sensitive information with discretion

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Job posting number:#7236598
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Online Job Advertising
United States
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