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Accountant II/S

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Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 13
Major Administrative Unit / College: University Health And Wellbeing
Department: University Health And Wellbeing Admin 40001259
Sub Area: APSA- Pro Supervisory
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Administrative/Business/Professional, Financial/Accounting, Professional Supervisory- APSA, Full Time (90-100%), Union, Remote-Friendly

Position Summary

The successful candidate will manage accounting and operational activities, supervise staff and prepare financial statements and reports for the Organizational Units which comprise the University Health and Wellbeing MAU including but not limited to Employee Assistance Program, Health4U, Occupational Health/Travel Clinic, Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities, WorkLife Office, Counseling and Psychiatric Services, Center for Survivors, Student Health Services, Health Promotion and Safe Place. The position reports to the MAU Chief of Staff-Business and Finance.

Characteristic Duties Include:
Researches, prepares and verifies the accuracy of financial statements and reports in order to provide information for Departmental Unit personnel and University departments. Develops, implements and oversees accounting controls for the Department. Prepares and reviews general journal accounting entries and reconciles Departmental records to University account ledgers. Assists in developing Departmental financial policies and procedures.   Follows up on delinquent accounts in order to achieve higher collection rates. 

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Accounting; three to five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in supervision, accounting procedures and developing accounting controls, policies and procedures; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. May require certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Desired Qualifications

5+ years of accounting experience


Knowledge of University policies and procedures such as University Manual of Business Procedures

Experience with EBS/Kuali

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:

Work Hours



Remote Work Statement

MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.

Bidding eligibility ends January 31, 11:55 PM

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Applications close: Eastern Standard Time

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