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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

The University of Michigan strives to create a culture that is supportive of faculty, staff, and patients in their pursuit of health and well-being. MHealthy was established in 2005 to support that effort. We are looking for an Accountant who will support MHealthy's related business needs. You will report to the MHealthy Financial Analyst Lead.

You will report on department trends and overall financial condition, develop and publish performance metrics to monitor financial health, and identify opportunities for performance improvement. You will support multiple department business activities, help with fiscal year end close activities and ensure compliance with complex multilayered policies. You will provide financial advice and recommendations to department management, present financial budgets and performance reports to MHealthy leadership and serve as a consultant on financial matters including policy, procedures and compliance.

Find out more about our work at MHealthy: www.https://hr.umich...-well-being/mhealthy


You will:

  • Maintain the department's accounting infrastructure with chartcoms.

  • Coordinate accounting matters with central finance including Financial Operations, Treasurer's Office and sponsored programs.

  • Prepare monthly journal entries using accounting standards.

  • Initiate the opening of merchant accounts for use of credit cards and remote deposits-scanner.

  • Manage the reconciliation process for non-compensation and non-revenue items for over 61 cost centers. Work with departments to ensure documentation of all expenses to reconcile with the SOA/BO report. Investigate discrepancies and initiate corrections.

  • Create budgets, update forecasts and model financial options.

  • Prepare 20+ monthly financial package reports and send them to the appropriate managers.

  • Use BPC, Business Objects to create analytical reports and make recommendations for management.

  • Monitor operations for compliance with internal procedure and policies.

  • Create processes to ensure compliance with University policies and best practices.

  • Analyze financial performance of units and summarize findings for managers.

  • Create forecasts of revenues and expenses and enter them in the system.

  • Perform multiple pricing and other types of analysis. Run queries and perform ad hoc analysis.

  • Assist in annual internal controls certification. Complete gap analysis and perform process and procedure audits.

  • Maintain internal policies and procedures updated related to the internal control certification.

  • Complete vendor setup and invoice payments.

  • Prepare expense reports, process check deposits and credit card payments.

  • Monitor staff certifications for deposit, merchant, concur approval and cash transactions.

Required Qualifications*

You have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and 2+ years of related experience.

  • Sound experience in fiscal operations, accounting, auditing, and payroll/timekeeping.

  • Knowledge of University resources, information systems and applications, policies and procedures.

  • Experience using M-Pathways, Business Objects, and Microsoft Word & Excel.

Work Locations

You will have a hybrid or flexible work arrangement for this position with a typical schedule of 1-2 days onsite in Ann Arbor and 3-4 days remote.

Additional Information

Benefits at the University of Michigan

In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family and plan for a secure future. Benefits include:

  • Generous time off

  • A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting

  • Many choices for comprehensive health insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Long-term disability coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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