Classified Title: Accounting Assistant Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/02/OC Starting Salary Range: $16.00 per hour Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: 19 hours per week; M-F varies Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 45-MD:JH at Keswick Department name: 10001590-University Tax Personnel area: University Administration
The University Tax Office is part of the Controller's Office. The Tax Office is responsible for the University's corporate and employer tax remittances and tax reporting to the Internal Revenue Service and various state tax authorities.
The accounting assistant position applies the principles of accounting for analysis of accounting records underlying the tax filing. Details of this position include compiling financial information, summarizing information from K-1 forms received from limited partnerships, and reconciling reports and financial data. The accounting assistant will be trained to gain a familiarity with and an understanding of the various tax reporting requirements for a nonprofit organization.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Classifies and analyzes accounting transactions requiring knowledge of accounting practices, procedures, and systems.
Analyzes certain expense activities.
Prepares excel spreadsheets to summarize K-1 unrelated business income transactions.
Reconciles information for preparation of tax forms.
Verifies information and accuracy of information reported through correspondence with departmental administrators.
Documents information obtained through analysis and inquiries.
Applies knowledge of applicable tax laws and regulations.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
High School Diploma/GED required.
Six months experience required.
Students currently enrolled in undergraduate/graduate accounting, finance, business or related program strongly preferred.
Additional education may substitute for required experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office especially Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
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