Accountant Technician 1 - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department
University of Nevada, Reno - Main Campus
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The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a full-time Accountant Technician 1 for the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology, and Natural Resources (CABNR). This position will be the primary and senior accounting support for the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology department. This entails managing external grants, state funds, foundation and gift accounts; monthly financial reports and ongoing interaction with faculty and research staff and department chairs; ensure departmental accounting related paperwork including pcard, travel, payroll, etc. are prepared and submitted timely; and other duties as assigned. This position will also make recommendations and assist Department Chair with budgets and periodic adjustments to department accounts, monitor and prepare budget revisions, assist with hires, maintain personnel files, and other duties as assigned.
Accountant Technicians perform technical accounts maintenance work for agencies with complex accounting functions or systems. Factors that contribute to complexity include, but are not limited to, federal grant reporting, external bank accounts, cost allocation plans, budget accounts, bank guidelines other than those contained in the State Administrative Manual, enterprise accounting, complex fund accounting, and external reporting requirements.
Graduation from high school supplemented by 6 college credits in beginning accounting and two years of financial records maintenance experience which includes such duties as controlling accounts payable/receivable; preparing financial reports for internal management use; and reconciling complex accounts; OR two years of experience as an Accounting Assistant III in Nevada State service which includes 6 college credits in beginning accounting; OR one year as an Accounting Assistant IV in Nevada State service which includes 6 college credits in beginning accounting; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above which must have included 6 college credits in beginning accounting.
This position requires experience using Microsoft Excel in a business setting.
This position requires experience with budgeting in a business setting.
This position requires working knowledge of accounting software/systems in a business setting.
The typical work schedule is Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; this is subject to change based on organizational needs.
PERS retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with other benefits. For more information, please visit: Classified Benefits
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Classified Employee Family Opportunity Program
Additionally, we offer a Classified Employee Family Opportunity Program for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents of classified employees (working at least a 50% full-time equivalent).
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This posting is open until filled
Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
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Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.
University of Nevada, Reno
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Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevadas land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a Top Tier Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.
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