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Senior Accountant I -Grants

Creighton University locationOmaha, NE
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Job Location
Omaha, NE, United States


Join the Creighton Community!

Seeking accounting professionals looking to make a difference!

We are looking for a Senior Grants Accountant to join the Creighton community. Bring your knowledge, skills, experience, and passion to Creighton University.

Creighton University founded in 1878 main campus is located in Omaha Nebraska. We are a comprehensive Jesuit University that educates over 8,000 students. Our nine (9) colleges and schools offer over 140 programs including arts and sciences, business administration, law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, dentistry, and graduate studies. Creighton employs over 2000 people making it one of the largest employers in the Omaha community.

Job Summary:

Our Accounting professionals are critical to the university’s success. The primary focus of Senior Grants Accountant will be accounting for our grants and donation funds. You will be responsible for preparing journal entries and cost transfers, preparing financial reports and invoices, tracking cost sharing, reconciling, closing out grants, and researching and responding to questions and requests from our department administrators across the University. In addition, you will interact with our various school, department, and clinic managers to accurately reflect cash receipts. You will also be called upon to complete journal entries and reconciliations,as well as assist with special projects, for our general and plant funds. If you are looking to join a team of dedicated and mission-driven accountants, who challenge the status-quo and strive to be better than we were yesterday, this may be the role for you!

Bachelors Degree in Accounting or related area.
2-4 years experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Grants or contract experience desirable
Knowledge of accounting operations, laws, and terminology
Verbal and written communication skills
Accounting and bookkeeping skills
Attention to detail
Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively to get results in a complex matrixed organization

Ability to operate a personal computer, and various software programs
Ability to design, analyze, and prepare financial reports
Ability to monitor expenditures and maintain data
Ability to reconcile accounts and prepare analysis
Ability to interpret contracts, accounts, and records
Ability to maintain confidentiality

Physical Requirements:
Seeing: 75 – 100%
Hearing: 50-75%
Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 0-24%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: lbs.)
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 – 100%
Travel: No
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No

AAP/EEO Statement:
Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

Disclosure Statement:
This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

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