Job Opportunity: Financial & Operations Assistant

June 13, 2022

Job Opportunity: Financial & Operations Assistant

The Image Permanence Institute (IPI) is looking for a Financial and Operations Assistant. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Financial and Operations Assistant is responsible for ensuring the accuracy of accounting transactions, and providing accounting support and excellent customer service. This includes: completing account reconciliations; processing journal entries; reviewing transactions to ensure compliance with University policies and procedures and all applicable regulatory requirements; accessing and distributing financial reports to IPI’s Executive Director and Director of Research; and, responding to customer inquiries regarding accounting processes. The Financial and Operations Assistant also administers financial aspects of externally funded grants and contracts in IPI, including providing direct support to the Principal Investigators (PIs) and serving as a liaison between IPI and Sponsored Programs Accounting (SPA) and the Office of Legal Affairs (OLA). This position also administers all aspects of IPI ecommerce order activity for the Image Permanence Institute, including: processing daily orders received via IPI’s online shopping cart; preparing packages for shipment; creating invoices and packing slips; following up on past due accounts; maintaining product inventory; and, running reports. The Financial and Operations Assistant works with RIT Shipping, Student Financial Services, and Accounting departments as necessary for order administration, provides general customer service, answers the phone for the department, and orders office supplies.

Minimum Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

Learn more about the position (RIT Career Zone, 6897BR) and apply

Questions

Please contact Jae Gutierrez, Executive Director and Chair of the search committee, if you have any questions about the position: jjgpph@rit.edu

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