Fargo, ND
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Oct 03, 2019
Job Type
Full Time
Position Description:
The Accountant for the Memorial Union and Bookstore provides support to the departments by performing routine and specialized duties in the keeping of accounts, financial records and following procedures established by auditors. Primary responsibilities include:
1. Provide accounting services to the departments.
2. Maintain inventory financial records.
3. Prepare comprehensive reports and financial analysis for use in budget preparation and management.
4. Participate as an active member of the Memorial Union and Bookstore staff.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Accounting
• 2 years' experience in an accounting or business related position that includes reconciliation experience
• Detailed knowledge and understanding of general ledger accounting, accounts payable and reconciliations
• Must be able to work through the complex accounting issues and identify an opportunity to improve the accounting process when it is applicable
• Highly proficient with MS Excel and Word
• In depth experience and aptitude in the use of functional software
• Possess organizational and leadership skills with the capability to work with and motivate others
• Demonstrated excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
• Demonstrated skill in providing strong customer service
• Ability to facilitate an environment of continuous process improvement

Screening Date: 10/17/2019
Open Until Filled: No
Search Type: Internal/External Simultaneously: Open to all applicants
No Smoking Notice:
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. • 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:
NDSU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Veteran's Preference Notice: This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference requirements.
Location (City, State): Fargo, ND

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Are you a North Dakota resident?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you qualify for North Dakota veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * If yes, list exact dates of service:
    (Open Ended Question)
  4. * Do you qualify for North Dakota disabled veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Academic Department
    • Bismarck Tribune
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Fargo Forum
    • JobsHQ
    • Friend/Co-worker/Family member
    • Job Service of North Dakota
    • NDSU Employee
    • NDSU Website
    • Other newspaper (Please specify below)
    • Professional Publication/Organization Website
    • University Placement Office
    • Inside Higher Education
    • Other (Please specify below)
  6. If Other, please specify:
    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1
  2. Veterans Preference Claim Form (DD214)
  3. Veterans Administration Letter

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