Senior Accounting Specialist

Full Time @OSU in Academia/Research
  • Agricultural Hall, N Monroe St, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078, United States View on Map
  • Apply Before : February 28, 2022
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  • Job ID 1022
  • Experience Level  Mid Level
  • Job Function  Finance/Accounting
  • Qualifications  High school diploma/GED

Job Description

About US: The Oklahoma State University Department of Animal and Food Sciences has distinguished programs in teaching, research and extension. Building upon its tradition of excellence, our department discovers, develops and distributes scientific knowledge to advance the animal and food industries. For more information, visit:

Serves as a member of the department’s financial office to support a variety of accounting activities. Summary of duties include: departmental P-Card accountant; responsible for OK Corral payable/ordering system; maintains, analyzes, reconciles departmental accounts as assigned; provides accounting statement or reports as indicated. Must be able to work cooperatively as a team member yet be able to work independently on assigned projects. The successful candidate must have knowledge of accounting principles, excellent communication skills and the ability to interact well with Animal Science faculty and staff; DASNR administrative offices; and other University offices related to position responsibilities.

Required: High School/GED with 5 years experience in accounting/bookkeeping  

Must be proficient in Excel, Microsoft Word and the ability to learn the OSU financial system & QuickBooks.

Must be able to communicate orally and in writing with clear, grammatically correct English and prepare complex reports on deadline.

Requires interaction with supervisors, colleagues, students, alumni, advisory committee members and the public, using diplomacy, discretion, and independent judgment.  

Preferred: Prior experience with the OSU Financial System preferred; work history shows progressively responsible financial positions.  

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

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