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Job ID: 109245

Senior Staff Assistant
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jul. 18, 2018
Title Senior Staff Assistant
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Department Financial Management
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Buffalo, NY
    United States
  • Professional Staff
  • Accounting and/or Taxes

Position Summary
The department of Financial Management within Business Services at the University at Buffalo is seeking a Senior Staff Assistant to work closely with various university departments. The primary responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Coordinate/prepare internal financial statements.
  • Prepare various reconciliations to assist in verifying data integrity and researching data discrepancies.
  • Prepare/review budget to actual and other financial reports.
  • Monitor and reconcile allocation received from SUNY.
  • Lead the annual carryforward process for unexpended balances.
  • Coordinate with SUNY to establish new accounts.
  • Prepare rehab reporting and analysis.
  • Provide backup for payroll journals and financial data security and rehab project funding.
  • Assist in identifying ways to streamline the day-to-day accounting operations to make processes more efficient and be proactive about resolving data issues.
  • Participate in various teams that evaluate/prepare policies and financial information and assist with special projects/ad hoc requests.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or other equivalent field.
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft products, specifically Excel.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Accounting degree, CPA certification or advanced degree in above fields.
  • Experience in preparing financial statements and variance analysis.

Physical Demands
Salary Range $45,000 – $48,000
FTE 1.00
Campus North Campus

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