Principal Account Clerk

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Work type: Staff
Location: Marquette, MI 49855
Categories: Office/Administrative Support, Other

Position Title: Principal Account Clerk
Department: Biology
Term of Assignment: Continuing
Term End Date, If Applicable:  
FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt = overtime eligible
Work Schedule: Traditionally Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Salary: $13.00
Travel: No travel
Brief Statement of Duties
Brief Statement of Duties: Assist with management of departmental budgets, including departmental expenditures, and other financial activities. Generate budget reports, conduct budget transfers, and work with the Department Head to manage departmental financial activities. Provide assistance and training to faculty with respect to budget management including grants, contracts and travel. Provide primary support to the Biology Department with additional support for the College of Arts and Sciences.
Minimum Qualifications
Required Education: High School Graduation or Equivalent
Discipline / Degree Area:  
Required Specialized Training/Certifications:  
Required Minimum Work Experience: Three years of office work experience with primary duties in accounting or bookkeeping.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties: Ability to use software systems including Excel and Google Suite and financial software.
Ability to efficiently perform computer tasks.
Knowledge of accounting principles and practices.
Knowledge of principles and practices associated with client services.
Time management skills.
Critical thinking skills including logic and reasoning to identify alternative solutions and approaches.
Excellent oral and written communication and comprehension skills.
Ability to multi-task.
Ability to process complex budget/financial actions, including monitoring for suggested improvements to management.
Ability to prepare effective and accurate budget and financial reports.

Additional Desirable Qualifications
Additional Desirable Qualifications: Knowledge of and experience working with Concur, Cognos, Banner.
Experience with grants and contracts.
Experience working with faculty and students.
At least two courses in bookkeeping, accounting and/or financial management.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit application, cover letter and resume.
Contact Information:
Brenda Bickler, Employment Specialist, 906-227-2114
Equal Employment Opportunity: NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its employees.

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