Senior Accountant; Business Services Division; Business Services Division

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

Job posting number: #7256853

Posted: June 21, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description Summary

This position reports to the Controller of the Business Services Division (BSD). Under limited supervision, this position is responsible for the daily financial accounting and monthly close process, as well as the monthly consolidation of the general ledger for all assigned departments within the Division.

This position performs monthly analysis of the income statement and balance sheet, including documenting balances as part of the University's Business Control Model (BCM). In addition, this position will prepare Unrelated Business Income Tax Filings for review and approval and assist in the continuous review and improvement of the Internal Control Environment. This role will also assist in maintaining information in RevenueVision (BSD's contract management software tool) while providing support to business operators on university policies and procedures.
Job Description


Perform the following tasks for all assigned areas within BSD:

Financial accounting and monthly close

Income statement and balance sheet financial analysis.

BCM responsibilities that include substantiating account balances.

Business process reviews to ensure key controls are designed and operating effectively.

Contract and data maintenance in RevenueVision

Tax filings for Unrelated Business Income Tax

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Bachelor's degree is required along with a minimum of 3 years experience or an equivalent combination is required.

Solid understanding of US GAAP principles, US Tax Code, and general accounting responsibilities.

Excellent written and communication skills.

Ability to multi-task and prioritize items.

Customer service mentality that fosters a collaborative environment to solve problems.

Ability to work independently with limited supervision.

Track record of effectively and efficiently managing competing priorities and meeting goals.

Familiarity and experience with Penn's systems and the University's policies are strongly preferred.

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Job posting number:#7256853
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
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