Old Dominon University

Old Dominon University

Senior Accountant and Analyst

United States

Closing in 6 days

Posting Details

Posting Details

Working Title Senior Accountant and Analyst

Position Number 01353A Department FINANCE OFFICE Location Norfolk, VA Type of Position Classified Type of Job EEO Category B Professionals Job Description

The position will support the Controller and Assistant Controller with special projects requiring a high level of accounting experience and knowledge. The position will perform complex and varied financial operations in accordance with established policies and practices including preparation, examination, analysis, maintenance, reconciliation, and verification of financial records. The position will independently research, analyze, and implement accounting pronouncements and other best practices that impact financial processes. The position will be integral in implementing business process improvements and departmental changes.

Type of Recruitment Knowledge, skills and abilities

Comprehensive knowledge in using automated financial systems and MS Excel, particularly in report writing and analysis. Comprehensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and practices. Considerable knowledge of identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. Demonstrated ability to interact with internal and external senior officials as well as internal and external customers with effective oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to apply knowledge of accounting principles and methods to a variety of complex fiscal needs. Demonstrated ability to assemble, analyze, reconcile, and research complex financial data and develop a variety of fiscal reports. Demonstrated ability to exercise judgment and interpret administrative policies and procedures.

Special licenses, registration or certification


Education or training


Level and type of experience

Considerable experience in accounting. Considerable experience with review of financial transactions as well as with complex financial data reporting and analysis. Considerable experience with accounting systems, with PC-based word processing and spreadsheet software such as MS Word and MS Excel, and with report writing.

Preferred knowledge, skills, abilities, education, experience, licensure, certification

Experience in Higher Education or other government accounting practices Advance MS Excel skills to include pivot tables, lookup functions, and advanced formulas and functions. Current active CPA preferred. Bachelor's degree in accounting or a bachelors in a related field with relevant accounting experience preferred.

Conditions of Employment

This is an open until filled recruitment. This recruitment may close after the five-day required posting period when a suitable pool of applicants has been generated.

Annual Salary/Hourly Rate Salary commensurate with education and experience

Posting Detail Information

Job Requisition Number S02272

Job Open To General Public Open Date 04/17/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions Summary

Please submit a cover letter and resume

Criminal Background Check The final candidate is required to complete a criminal history check. College Home Page Department Home Page Equity Statement

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Individuals from minoritized communities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Reasonable Accommodation Request

If you are an individual with a disability and require reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity & Diversity at (757) 683-3141.

Alternative Hiring Process

In support of the Commonwealth's commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process.

To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS).

Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS to get their Certificate of Disability.

If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: https: // www. vadars.org/drs/cpid/PWContact.aspx, or call DARS at 800-552-5019.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Please briefly describe your experience with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Practices (GAAP).
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you have experience in compiling, analyzing and researching complex data?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Optional Documents

  • Yellow Layoff Form
  • Blue Layoff Card
  • Certificate of Disability Letter
  • Job details


    Senior Accountant and Analyst


    Old Dominon University


    United States


    May 25, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 11, 2023

    Job type



    Business and Economics

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