Under general supervision of the Senior Department Administrator, the Accountant I is responsible for accounting and research administration related functions for the Mechanical Engineering Department including monitoring accounts, purchasing, and reimbursements. S/he will work closely with faculty to manage research funds ensuring funds are spent appropriately and within federal and/or contract guidelines. This position requires attention to detail and strong customer service skills. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in accounting or finance, experience working in a higher education or nonprofit organization and with state and/or federal grants and contracts. The ability to multitask, prioritize and maintain a high level of accuracy and attention to detail are critically important.
Position Status: Full-Time
Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 18714
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