Iowa State University Accountant IV - 1254 in Ames, Iowa
University Title Accountant IV - 1254
Pay Grade 35
Salary Commensurate with qualifications
Base of Employment P - P&S
Job Category Professional and Scientific
Pay Frequency Monthly
Posting Number 90297P
Working Title Deputy Director of Accounting/Accountant IV
Advertised Employing Department Ames Laboratory
Appointment Type Professional & Scientific - Continuous
Proposed Start Date As soon as possible
Proposed End Date or Length of Term
Number of Months Employed Per Year 12
Full or Part Time Full-Time
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities
The Ames Laboratory is seeking applications for the position of Deputy Director of Accounting/Accountant IV. The Ames Laboratory is a Department of Energy funded national laboratory operated under contractual agreement with Iowa State University.
This position serves as the Deputy Director in Accounting within the Ames Laboratory and provides management and operations support to the Accounting Office. The position has significant responsibilities for policy development, annual process flow, staff development, Department of Energy (DOE) Contract compliance, quality control, and Environment Safety and Health directives within the Accounting Office. Responsibilities will also include the management of the financial information system and coordinate reporting using third party software.
The successful candidate will possess excellent oral and written communication skills, above average analytical skills; the ability to solve problems, develop new procedures, and work independently or as a member of a team. Strong math and computer skills to develop detailed, complex financial reports and analysis tools are essential for success in this position.
About Iowa State University and the Ames Community
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 34,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.
Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.
Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of related experience.
Supplemental Required Education and Experience
Preferred Education and Experience
Previous experience in governmental accounting, especially federal, state or university
Experience with Deltek Financial Management System software or similar systems
Master’s degree in related field
Location (if other than Ames)
The guaranteed consideration date has been extended.
Department Contact Name Molly Seaboch
Department Contact Phone 515-294-2680
Department Contact Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Department/Unit Website www.ameslab.gov
To apply for this position, please click on “Apply for this Job” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae 2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter 3) Contact Information for Three ReferencesIf you have questions regarding this application process, please email email@example.com or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.
Special Instructions Summary
Guaranteed Consideration Date 06/19/2019
All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.
Quick Link http://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/41203
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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