Job Summary: This position is in the Institute for Medicine and Public Health administrative team, which provides support to multiple academic departments, centers and institutes. Our administrative team is part of an innovative plan to effectively provide outstanding support to our faculty and the institution. We have an opening for an experienced Accounting Clerk with expertise in accounting, financial and administrative responsibilities.
This role will be responsible for varied and highly complex duties involving the use of accounting practices and requiring the exercise of judgment in selecting and applying guidelines. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to initiating and processing transactions, researching discrepancies, reconciling financial transactions, tracking financial and payroll information, maintenance of electronic files and databases, and general administrative responsibilities in support of the department.
Minimum Qualifications: This position requires a high school diploma and three years of related experience. Bachelor's degree in a related field is preferred.
Preferred experience and skills:
Strong experience with accounting and financial responsibilities
Familiarity with pre- and post-award administration
Advanced knowledge of spreadsheets and database applications
Professional work style with high level of problem solving skills
Additionally, successful candidates will possess and demonstrate extraordinary attention to detail, the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously while remaining helpful and courteous, be extremely organized, efficient, team player and self-starter.
Additional Information: This is a full-time position, M-F.
Salary is commensurate upon years of education and experience.
Background screens will be performed and education will be verified prior to employment. Please be prepared to provide required information and/or documentation.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period.
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