St. John's established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John's University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.
A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John's is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.
Temporary Part-Time Accountant
Reporting to the Associate Controller, the Part-time Accountant is responsible for the performance of various reconciliations and account analyses, including but not limited to, the University's credit card transactions, financial aid awards, payroll benefits and other withholdings.
Performance of various monthly reconciliations and account analyses, including but not limited to the University's Cbord Odyssey Stormcard reconciliation and the University's Purchasing Card reconciliation, and related follow up and resolution of reconciling items with the various departments.
Reconciliation and analysis of accounts containing financial aid award disbursements and various other internal/external financial aid awards.
Reconciliation and analysis of employee benefits and other withholding liability accounts ensuring remittance to the insurance carriers is reasonable as compared to the payroll deductions.
Assist with the reconciliation and analysis of the University's daily credit card transactions including recording journal entries and related follow up and resolution of open items.
Recommend and implement procedures to improve the efficiency and accuracy of assigned areas.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree required; 1 to 3 years experience required.
Detail oriented with the ability to maintain accuracy while working on a variety of tasks.
Must possess analytical skills and be self motivated.
Understanding of accounting principles and the related internal controls.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Access.
Knowledge of Ellucian Banner financial systems preferred.
Assignment will be for 3 months at 20 hours per week for $25 per hour.
Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
St. John's University is Catholic, Vincentian and Metropolitan. We are committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission of academic excellence and the pursuit of wisdom. Known for over 100 years of proud athletic tradition, our Big East excitement keeps Red Storm fans cheering. Ranked among America's top universities by The Princeton Review, St. John's University educates leaders for today's global society through quality academics, high-tech resources and an expanding international presence. With 1,500 Faculty and 1,400 Administrators/Staff, St. John's is a leading Catholic University in the Vincentian tradition, dedicated to making a positive difference in people's lives through active engagement in issues of energy and resource conservation, social justice and global citizenship. These values enhance the academic experience of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students on three residential New York City campuses in Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan; a graduate center in Oakdale, NY; an international campus in Paris, France and Rome, Italy; and learning centers in other locations worldwide.