The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for the Staff Accountant position.
Specific Job Requirements: A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field with a minimum of three years of experience in account reconciliation, journal entry preparation, and research and resolution of discrepancies at a medium to large size company. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Current working knowledge of developments and trends in accounting best practices. Understanding of relevant rules and regulations governing accounting practices. Familiarity with diverse financial functions, including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and e-Commerce, etc.
General Job Requirements: Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload in order to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to use applicable information technology and systems to meet work needs. Computer skills in the use of Microsoft Office Suite applications with an intermediate level of Excel skills. Ability to learn and understand relevant Chapman policies and procedures, and apply them for work. Ability to work independently as well as within a team. Meticulous attention to details and accurate record keeping. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral, with a diverse group of individuals at all organizational levels, both inside and outside the University.
Desired: Experience in using and running queries from PeopleSoft Finance, Campus Solutions or HCM modules. Proficiency in using PeopleSoft Finance modules. Familiarity in reconciling online payment accounting processes and procedures as well participation in account setup, testing and integration activities.
Notice to Applicants: This position will be posted for a minimum of 5 business days and may close at any time after that without prior notice.
The offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion and outcomes of a criminal background screening, and returning to the Office of Human Resources a signed original acceptance of the Chapman University Agreement to Arbitrate.