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Accounting Specialist - 994715

Apply Now Job Number: 500686
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: Controllers Office
Categories: Hospitality - Grande Oaks Golf Course

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Nova Southeastern University (NSU) was founded in 1964, and is a not-for-profit, independent university with a reputation for academic excellence and innovation. Nova Southeastern University offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package including tuition waiver, retirement plan, excellent medical and dental plans and much more. NSU cares about the health, welfare and its students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors and is a tobacco-free university.

We appreciate your support in making NSU the preeminent place to live, work, study and grow. Thank you for your interest in a career with Nova Southeastern University.

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Job Title: Accounting Specialist - 994715
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Non-Exempt
Hiring Range:  
Pay Basis:


Subject to Grant Funding?: No  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Reviews and processes payment requests, accounts payable and accounts receivable, expense reports and other related documents to ensure adherence to University policies and accuracy of coding and data.

2. Responds to non-routine inquiries and resolves account discrepancies requiring broad understanding of work-area policies and procedures to ensure questions are answered and discrepancies resolved in a timely manner.

3. Prepares reports and assists with fiscal administration processes, and year end closing to ensure accurate fiscal reporting.

4. Submits a copy of daily deposits to NSU Accounting / Finance Dept.

5. Verifies totals to be posted to general ledger.

6. Interacts with department heads and vendors, handling inquiries, statement reconciliation; researching and resolving all A/P disputes.

7. Organizes and files accounting documents.

8. Performs other duties as assigned.
Marginal Job Functions:  
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: 1. Must be computer literate, intermediate knowledge of MS Excel, Word and Outlook; including a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office software.

2. Must be familiar with Accounting practices.

3. 10 Key or numeric data entry skills.

4. Ability to handle a high volume of transactions.

5. Detail oriented.
Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures:  
Required Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Major (if required):  
Required Experience: High School Diploma or Equivalent and minimum two (2) years of experience in accounting or related field.


Associate's degree in a related field.
Preferred Qualifications: 1. Associate's Degree and one (1) year of experience in accounting or related field.

2. Working knowledge of Banner and Ariba.
Is this a safety sensitive position? Yes  
Background Screening Required? Yes  
Pre-Employment Conditions:

To ensure a safe learning environment for students and staff, as a condition of employment the selected candidate will need to provide proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement of employment or an approved exemption and reasonable accommodation for medical or religious reasons.


Sensitivity Disclaimer: Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

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