St. Louis, Missouri, Scheduled Hours 37.5 Position Summary This position is an integral part of the Olin Business School Accounting Department. It will be responsible for supporting the operational functions of the school, providing analysis, reconciliations, and audit functions to provide adequate and effective internal controls and to help support decision making and ensure the efficient use of resources. This position also acts as the accounting representative for Olinâ™s operational departments and is responsible for all aspects of financial document processing, including, but not limited to, processing all accounts payable functions in accordance with University policies and procedures. This position provides customer service support to faculty, staff, and students. Job Description Primary Duties & Responsibilities Operations Research, Review and Analysis This role will serve as the financial business partner to project and operational stakeholders relating to OBS facilities and overall operations. It will involve both process and transactional review and reporting, preparing materials for project review meetings and other financial project reports and performance metrics to assist leadership with making informed decisions.Â Will work with management to research and analyze organizational activities, as well as provide recommendations and implementation strategies for organizational and operational efficiencies. Duties will include audit, analysis and reporting for the third-party vendor supporting the operations of the Charles F. Knight Executive Education & Conference Center and for other OBS activities. Requires overall understanding of infrastructure elements and how they relate to a cohesive reporting structure. Responsibilities include establishing and maintaining acceptable business practices and effective controls. Develop procedural documentation (or enhance and/or update established documentation) through research and analysis for program, operating and financial activities of the OBS in coordination with OBS departments.Â Provide recommendations for operational efficiencies across OBS. This includes a wide range of activities, from program related initiatives such as partnerships held with other universities and institutions to a wide range of internal practices and procedures. Financial Operations Serve as the Accounting Department representative for operational and support departments at OBS. Responsible for complete processing of financial transactions related to accounts payable and receivable functions (check request, travel reports, purchase orders, interdepartmental orders, receipt vouchers, etc.).Â Must ensure efficient, accurate, and timely completion of all transactions, ensuring proper approvals and documentation are obtained. Provide support for annual budget and monthly reporting process. Act as purchasing agent for OBS departments, understanding departmental needs, budget restrictions, and policies and procedures. Acts as liason between vendors, departments, OBS Accounting and WU Central Area Departments to resolve any questions or issues. Supervise student workers. Â Assume document processing responsibilities for other Accounting Assistant staff as needed for proper workflow. Â Assist in interviewing and hiring new staff; providing training to new staff and ongoing training of existing staff. Â Assist Associate Director of Accounting with projects and perform other duties as assigned. Â Preferred Qualifications Experience with Workday strongly preferred. Excellent organization skills with the ability to develop realistic action plans while being sensitive to time constraints and resource availability. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to communicate in a warm and helpful manner while simultaneously building credibility and rapport with internal and external contacts. Ability to work accurately and effectively under pressure with short deadlines and numerous details. Ability to use discretion and independent judgment and demonstrated ability to modify oneâ™s own behavioral style to interact successfully with a variety of people and respond to their needs while maintaining oneâ™s own objectives and accomplishing the task at hand. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects with minimal supervision, but still discuss questions regarding priorities as needed with supervisor. Exposure to confidential information requires discretion. Attention to detail is essential. Required Qualifications Bachelorâ™s degree or equivalent work-related experience. Also must have a minimum of one-year accounting/finance work experience. Excellent computer and organizational skills and knowledge of financial systems and Microsoft Excel & Word. Grade G09 Salary Range $43,400.00 - $71,700.00 / Annually The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget. 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Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits. EEO/AA Statement Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those from underrepresented groups. It is the Universityâ™s policy to provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Diversity Statement Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. 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