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Accountant - Controller's Office

E-appoint Tracking Number: BUSOF009454

Job Type: Unclassified

Job Category: Staff

Is position tenure earning: No

Position Department/Office: Business Office

Appointment Duration: 12 Month

Position Responsibilities: Pittsburg State University is accepting applications for the position of Accountant in the Controller’s Office. As an accounting professional, this individual assists with reconciliations, system user support, and the preparation of various financial reports. The Accountant reports to the Assistant Controller for Financial Reporting.

Minimum Requirements: A Bachelors degree in accounting or finance is required. Other requirements include excellent financial, organizational, communication and computer skills, as well as the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

The Following Background Checks Are Required:

  • A criminal background check

Position Closes: Open Until Filled

Application Review: For first consideration, apply by 11/03/17

Application Instructions:

All applicants should apply online. Please upload cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references, including a current or former supervisor. For a full position description, please download the file titled 'Job Description', located at the top, right-hand corner of the page under the red 'Apply Online' button. First consideration will be given to those applications received on or before November 3, 2017.  Position is open until filled. A criminal background check is required.

Pittsburg State University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.

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