The Fiscal Services Accountant position performs various accounting and compliance functions associated with billing project sponsors for charges incurred on research projects administered by The Ohio State University, Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP). The job responsibilities include performing various accounting transactional and analysis processes and procedures for the Fiscal Services unit within OSP. The job duties include, collections and deposit applications; gathers project expenditure information; generates sponsor’s invoices and fiscal reports. Prepares forms for letters of credit requests; produces electronic invoices and supporting documents to send to various sponsors; monitors sponsor project accounts, reviews guidelines and ensures compliance. The position also works to research and answer sponsors inquiries, resolves problems, and will utilize spreadsheets regularly.
A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
It is desired for the candidate to have approximately one year of accounting, billing or auditing experience; one year of working with government billing is preferred; intermediate-level experience with all Microsoft Office Programs (especially Excel) is preferred. The ideal candidate will be successful in this role if they demonstrate the ability to perform multiple tasks and to problem solve. Also, other essential skills and competencies strongly desired are but not limited to the following: professionalism, strong verbal and written communication skills, excellent attention to detail, and be customer-service oriented.
Target Salary: $16.50 - $18.00 Hourly
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.