Website South Dakota State University

Deadline:  Open Until Filled

Salary Range CG HH:  $17.48 – $22.28 per hour

12 months, 100% time

SDSU rated the #2 Best Employer in the State of South Dakota by Forbes is seeking an individual to join our team as an Accountant in Facilities & Services

Job Responsibilities:  Responsible for budget, accounting and administrative support to the SDSU Facilities & Services department; critical fiscal and financial information about building improvements and capital construction; deliver financial compliance under SDSU, OSE and BOR regulations for projects, construction and capitalized assets such as buildings; maintain real estate records and inventories of rooms, buildings and land records, including replacement values; provide financial support and fund management services to Project Management and Engineering and Planning sections of Facilities and Services as well as assisting Facilities & Services leadership and staff with construction project accounting. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of: 

Generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), practices and standards and auditing standards (GAAS)
Construction and facilities fiscal management
Real estate, land, and building records/inventory
Computer software systems and applications

Skill and Ability to:

Compile, verify, organize and report real estate records
Coordinate data exchanges and audit process
Maintain accurate and complete project records
Perform funding reviews for new or proposed projects or initiatives
Provide customer service, internal and external, to promote Facilities and Services as a premier service organization
Reconcile time management records
Comprehend and apply pertinent laws, rules and policies
Research, compile and analyze data
Proficiently use multiple data systems
Manage large amounts of complex data
Maintain high level of accuracy and confidentiality of sensitive data
Effectively interact with on campus personnel and administrators and positively represent the university to other campuses and central administrators

Comments:  Construction and facilities management background is preferred.  Excellent analytical, time management, technology and communication skills are essential.  Combination of experience and/or two years college coursework in accounting or related area preferred.  SDSU is a tobacco free environment. It is the policy of the University to maintain a drug-free environment and to thereby establish, promote, and maintain a safe and healthy working and learning environment for employees and students. This position is subject to South Dakota State University’s Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy 4:14. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check. Posting #CSA00854P

Benefits:  SDSU offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee, spouse, and dependents; life insurance; long-term disability insurance; paid holidays; educational assistance; retirement plans; and a generous vacation accrual and sick day allowance. 

Application Procedures:  SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site, to apply visit: 

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South Dakota State University is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its faculty, staff and students.  Women, minorities, veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by calling 605-688-4128 or sending an e-mail to  SDSU prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran’s status, citizenship or any other protected class in the offering of all educational programs and employment opportunities.  Individuals with concerns regarding discrimination should contact:  Michelle Johnson, Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance & Title IX Coordinator, Human Resources, Morrill Hall 100, SDSU, Brookings, SD 57007, 605-688-4128.  

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