Accounting Assistant 2 - Agriculture, Veterinary and Rangeland Sciences (AVRS) and Nutrition
University of Nevada, Reno - Main Campus
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The Departments of Agriculture, Veterinary and Rangeland Science (AVRS) and Nutrition Chair's at the University of Nevada, Reno seeks to hire an Accounting Assistant 2. The position will provide administrative assistance to the AVRS and Nutrition Chair's and to the department faculty for grant related activities. The Accounting Assistant 2 will perform a variety of support functions to ensure smooth operations of the department office. Duties include but are not limited to: human resources duties: act as HR liaison for the department, process contracts for professional faculty, post docs, classified, temporary hourly, graduate and undergraduate students, and LOAs, payroll, international hires, maintain secure and accurate personnel files, etc.; serve as Search Coordinator for the department in coordination with the Dean's office; provide customer service to students, faculty and staff; supervise and schedule student worker.
The Accounting Assistant 2 will assist as needed with p-cards. This can include scanning receipts and supporting documentation from the cardholder, uploading those documents into Workday, providing correct worktag expense coding, and resolving any issues, questions, or discrepancies with vendors, the Controller's Office, internal audits, etc. Assist AVRS & Nutrition faculty and staff as needed with Spend Authorizations (SA's) and Expense Reports for work related travel. Balance and Input SA's into Workday. Prepare Supplier Invoice Requests within Workday, prepare journal vouchers in Workday for internal purchases, and prepare other entries in Workday as needed to complete purchases as needed for AVRS.
This position will schedule departmental vehicles use by authorized department personnel; prepare and post vehicle charges; schedule regularly scheduled vehicle maintenance; schedule repairs as needed in a timely manner. Also, maintain a database with information on other vehicles assigned to the department. Monitor and reconcile processing and posting of AVRS & Nutrition Prepaid Expense billings for telephone, postage and copy costs. Determine worktags benefitted from postage and telephone costs, prepare, and post JV accordingly. Prepare and make deposits as external funds are received. Record receipts correctly into Workday. Track and maintain inventory of Sensitive Equipment and Fixed Assets for AVRS & Nutrition. Serve as timekeeper for AVRS & Nutrition.
This position requires graduation from high school or equivalent education and two (2) years of clerical accounting experience which must have included duties such as coding documents to distribute funds; preparing accounts payable and accounts receivable documents and balancing accounts; and using computer spreadsheets to record, track organize and report data; OR one (1) year of experience as an Accounting Assistant I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
The typical work schedule is Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; this is subject to change based on organizational needs.
Grade 25 (Entry, Step 01 $16.43/hr. - Step 03 $17.80/hr.)
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Employees are enrolled in The Public Employees' Retirement System of Nevada (PERS) upon hire.
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Perks of Working at UNR!
- Health insurance options including dental and vision - Health Insurance
- Life insurance, generous annual and sick leave - Classified Benefits
- E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center offers an annual or semester membership and family membership options.
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- Mountain EAP supports employees (and eligible dependents) through life's difficult moments. Mountain EAP is located in Reno and specializes in counseling and advising services for personal or interpersonal issues.
- Several Diversity Committees and Affinity Groups focusing on campus-wide diversity initiatives to ensure we are working to create a diverse and welcoming campus climate. Diversity Groups
- Staff Employees' Council (SEC) represents all Classified employees. SEC holds monthly meetings to provide a forum for employees to participate. SEC
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The University encourages employees to pursue training and educational opportunities available to them through the Nevada System of Higher Education institutions. Tuition is paid in full when Classified employees enroll in a course that can apply toward the completion of a degree or is job-related. Classified Staff Grants-In-Aid Benefit
Classified Employee Family Opportunity Program
The University offers this program for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents of Classified employees (working at least 50%). The Classified Employee Family Opportunity Program may be used for undergraduate and graduate state-supported courses. Classified Employee Family Opportunity Program
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