Accounting Clerk

Location: Ivins, Utah
Date Posted: 09-29-2017
(RVUCOM) invites applications for this full-time position. The Department of Finance at Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine - Southern Utah
The campus of RVUCOM is located in Ivins, Utah, 20 minutes from St. George. Rocky Vista University of Osteopathic Medicine (RVUCOM) is committed to the education of osteopathic physicians who are dedicated to excellence in the practice of medicine, demonstrate integrity and professionalism in their lives, while providing ethical, compassionate, holistic and culturally competent osteopathic medical care to their patients

All applicants are required to submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements.

Final applicant will be required to pass a background and drug test.

PRIMARY PURPOSE:  This position is responsible for a variety of general accounting support tasks, including but not limited to, accounts payable, cash receipts, shipping and receiving.
  1. Accumulate accounts payable requests, to include original invoices, check requests, and employee expense reports. Review for completeness and accuracy.
  2. Match purchase orders with outstanding invoices.
  3. Process accounts payable with proper account coding and approvals.
  4. Input and maintain data entry for department.
  5. Maintain vendor files and contract database.
  6. Accept payments and prepare daily transmittal log.
  7. Determine if inventory quantities are sufficient for needs, ordering materials when necessary.
  8. Check shipments when they arrive to ensure that orders have been filled correctly and that goods meet specifications. Attach shipping documents to purchase orders as received.
  9. Route purchases to the appropriate department.
  10. Contact suppliers in order to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, and other issues as they arise.
  11. Manage outbound shipments ensuring proper and secure packaging. Identify the most cost effective delivery service (i.e., FedEx, UPS, USPS, etc.), track shipments to the destinations and resolve issues with carriers as necessary.
  12. Assist with fixed asset tracking.
  13. Cross train with the Purchasing Coordinator and provide assistance with the purchasing process when needed.
  14. Journal entries, as needed.
  15. Work cooperatively with others and accepts direction from supervisors.
  16. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  1. Assist administration, faculty and staff in special projects.
  2. Participate in RVU outreach activities.
  1. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel
  2. Excellent interpersonal skills.
  3. Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work in multi-cultural setting.
  5. Effective time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  6. Strong oral and written communications skills.
  7. Detail oriented, organized, and self-starter.
  8. Reliable and professional.
  9. Work will be performed both sitting at a desk, as well as, periods of active standing, walking, bending, kneeling, etc. 
  10. Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 lbs. 

  1.  High school diploma.
  2. Previous work experience in a similar position or role.

  1. College level coursework in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field.
  2. Previous experience at an accredited university, health profession college, or medical school.
  3. Experience in Jenzabar software.


Rocky Vista University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.  

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