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Dining Services
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Dining Services
Job Type/Schedule
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location
This position is in the Department of Dining Services. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
Essential Functions
Perform accounting and finance functions for Dining Services which is responsible for all on-campus dining locations.
1. Prepare the quarterly financial statements (including variance analysis) for Dining Services. These are prepared for the Vice Chancellor for Finance, Executive Vice Chancellor, the Controller, the Director of Auxiliary Enterprises and others. Review and analyze Subway and Bon Appetit operations weekly.
2. Manage all internal program meal cards and programs for students, University employees and other Washington University departments. Manage all internal and external meal cards and programs for Summer Conferences and Program Services.
3. Reconcile accounts for balance sheet and income statements.
4. Complete annual operating budget for Dining Services. Prepare periodic estimates for these entities as required.
5. Administer the software system (CBord - Odyssey) which operates both Dining Services and the Campus Card accounts.
6. Approve all daily, weekly, monthly invoices, journal entries, purchase orders and interdepartmental charges as necessary.
7. Analyze the accounting systems and processes used Dining Services with the goal of streamlining the processes and facilitating systems development and or enhancements. Develop and spearhead implementation of process improvements to increase efficiencies and cost savings.
8. Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree with major in accounting; Minimum 2 to 3 years of accounting experience
Preferred Qualifications
* CPA and/or MBA; Knowledge of fund accounting; Experience in FIS, HRMS and Cognos.
* Excellent interpersonal skills; a service-oriented communicator who is accessible and a team player with the ability to forge relationships and bring groups together on difficult accounting issues; ability to participate as a member on various types of teams and projects.
* Possess excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
* A self-motivated individual driven by challenge with the ability to work independently with a high degree of reliability, accuracy and productivity; strong analytical skills required. Requires ability to properly assess pertinent data and develop a framework for effective and practical solutions to complex issues.
* Possess ability to meet deadlines with varying degrees of pressure.
* Possess knowledge of internal controls and various accounting system applications. Possess ability to research and report upon accounting and other technical issues; and ability to streamline/automate transaction processing and recording.
* Requires experience working with personal computers; proficiency in word-processing, spreadsheet and data base management software applications.
* Requires ability to handle confidential information.
Salary Range
The hiring range for this position is $43,231 - $55,126 annually.
* Retirement Savings Plan
* 22 vacation days
* 8 Paid Holidays
* Sick Time
* Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children
* Free Metro Link/ Bus pass
* Free Life Insurance
* Health, Dental, Vision
* Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
* Long Term Disability Insurance
* Flex Spending Plan
* Other Benefits
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EOE Statement
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
*Job Title:* Accountant II - Dining Services - 40348
*Job ID:* 40348
*Location:* Danforth - Main Campus
*Full/Part Time:* Full-Time
*Regular/Temporary:* Regular

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