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University of Rochester Staff Accountant - 233849 in Rochester, New York

Staff Accountant Job ID 233849

Location Strong Memorial Hospital Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 051 Radiation Oncology SMH


8 AM-4:30 PM


GENERAL PURPOSE:Under the general direction of the Administrator, with latitude to exercise independent judgement, performs professional accounting work at an operating level, requiring knowledge and application of general accounting principles and practices, and knowledge of the University accounting systems.


Ledger Review and Financial Reporting

  • Performs analyses and tests necessary to ascertain integrity of accounting data, account balances and timeliness of reporting. Analyzes and interpret data and proposes changes of the accounting treatment of financial transactions impacting departmental ledgers. Initiates appropriate corrective action and ensures follow through.

  • Reviews financial data being processed through accounting system in order to isolate problem areas.

  • Develop monthly ledger reconciliation and analysis. Prepare ledger reports and reconciliation of expenditures compose correspondence related to problem areas, account number changes, etc. Maintain accounting reconciliation files.

  • Ensures adherence to policies and procedures for accounting systems.

  • Assist Administrator with monthly and fiscal year ending activities and special projects as needed. Makes recommendations regarding changes that could be made to improve office accounting procedures.

  • Prepares journal entries for Cesium Billing and as needed.

  • Oversees the development and maintenance of the department’s reconciliation process and guidelines.

  • Assists in preparing monthly regional invoicing for Noyes & Arnot Ogden Radiation services.

Grant Review

  • Serves as liaison between Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA), Office of Research Accounting and Costing Standards (ORACS), Principal Investigator (PI) to provide all closeout information to all Radiation Oncology grants.

  • Reviews the closeout workbook for ORACS and works with them to resolve any issues related to financial reporting.

  • Performs monthly reconciliation, record daily cash activity, prepare, review and analyze monthly ledger reports for grants of expenses for all grants.


  • Purchasing's Pcard Administrator for Radiation Oncology is responsible for the oversight and enforcement of Pcard Policies and Procedures. Research pricing options, when necessary, to meet requester’s needs while being fiscally responsible. Secure approvals and copies; route to appropriate destinations for processing

  • Process office supply orders for all requests and locations as needed. Maintain efficient supply levels.

  • Process medical supply order for clinical groups (Radiation Therapists; Nursing)

  • Create and monitor purchase orders and professional service contracts. Ensure invoices and packing slips match what was requested and maintain spreadsheet to determine if extensions or amendments are required. Monitor end dates and contract terms.

  • Facilitate purchases of equipment, office furniture, all Patient Resource Library informational materials/booklets.

  • Purchase of parking validation cards and US postage stamps on a regular basis.

Other Duties

  • Equipment Inventory Maintenance – track for Property Finance Accounting

  • Coordinates disposal of capital assets and relocations for Radiation Oncology

  • Attend monthly CLASP meetings to retain certification

  • Coordinate personnel requirements for hiring students

  • Independently investigate and resolve account discrepancies with vendors/suppliers

  • Assists Administrator with Space Survey


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting preferred

  • Equivalent combination of education and experience required

  • Have understanding on UR Financial System and technical accounting knowledge preferred. Able to perform independent review of financial information and provide solutions as needed preferred.


How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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