Accountant III

Tulane University - New Orleans, LA


New Orleans, LA


Admin - Business and Financial Services





Accounting Office
Location: New Orleans, LA


The Accountant III for Tulane University's Accounting Office is responsible for analyzing financial information; preparing financial reports, as well as state and federal business tax returns; completing account reconciliations and journal entries; and, providing support with financial audits. The Accountant III also provides as needed training to university departments on accounting system capabilities, policies and procedures; and supports the Assistant Controller with other departmental projects as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficient computer skills, including working knowledge of MS Office excel, word and other related software applications.
  • Good analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize work assignments.
  • Working knowledge of both state and federal business tax return polices, procedures and filing guidelines; specifically, federal tax return schedules 990 and 990-T.
  • Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and theories (e.g. GAAP)
  • Ability to prepare financial reports, to review and analyze financial information and to maintain routine accounting data in appropriate ledgers and journals.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Required Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance, or Business and three (3) years' professional accounting experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Accounting or experience in university setting
  • Knowledge of National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) principles and theories.
Compensation Information
This position is assigned to pay grade P3.26. Tulane offers a variety of options to enhance your health and well-being so that
you may enjoy more out of life now and in the future. Learn more about Life at Tulane
as well as our Benefits and Pay. See our
Candidate Resources to learn more about our hiring process and what to expect.

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This position will close on 12/31/2019

Tulane is an EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer.


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