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[New Job Vacancy] OPS/Controller’s Office Accounting Assistant job in Florida State University, (Tallahassee, FL) – Jobs in Tallahassee, FL

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Job Opening details:-
Company Name :-
Florida State University
Position Name :-
OPS/Controller’s Office Accounting Assistant
Company Location :-
Tallahassee, FL
Job Category :
 Interior Designing jobs

Full Job Description :-

Controller’s Office
Come join our team! The Controller’s Office supports the mission of the university by strengthening Florida State’s financial foundation and meeting the fiscal and accounting needs of our dynamic campus community in a professional, courteous, and service-oriented manner.
This part-time opportunity is targeted to current students seeking to gain experience in accounting and business in a fast-paced, proactive, professional environment. Work under the supervision and guidance of CPAs, MBAs, and accomplished, dedicated staff who appreciate being a “Nole” as much as you do. Gain insight into the financial operations of a dynamic university enterprise with an operating budget of over $2 billion. Obtain skills necessary to enter the job market at Florida State University or beyond ready to contribute as a highly responsible professional – all without leaving campus.
We offer a flexible schedule within standard working hours (8am-5pm, approximately 20 hours per week), with potential to complete job duties outside of standard working hours as well work remotely upon completion of training and satisfactory work performance. Once fully onboarded, cross-train and job shadow with other areas to maximize exposure to accounting and finance concepts and practices, as well as round out your skills and experience. Participate in projects and initiatives with largeÂscale impact to build your reputation and your resume. Our goal is that your time on our team leads you to a permanent, competitive staff position with built-in career progression in the Controller’s Office at Florida State University upon graduation or help you achieve your next career goal.
This advertisement is for a pool for Controller’s Office Accounting Assistants. Applicants will be reviewed periodically. Successful candidates may be placed in one of several areas within the Controller’s Office, including Accounts Payable & Disbursement Services, Student Business Services, Accounting & Reporting Services, Revenue Accounting Services, and more.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU’s Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at:


A sampling of potential assignments are listed below:

Process travel and accounts payable transactions, prepare and review reports, and provide customer service to stakeholders for travel and accounts payable activities.
Prepare student financial system deposits, returns, and transfers of funds as needed, ensuring all are completed accurately and timely.
Carry out tasks related to auxiliary billing and accounts receivable processing. Maintain customers, monitor and update internal, auxiliary purchase orders, assist departments in entering billing data, and respond to customer inquiries related to payment sand accounts receivable activities.
Review and process entries to the university ledger, including interdepartmental requisitions and transfers, third party interface journals, expenditure refunds, and other miscellaneous journals and corrections.
Review and process deposits of various types, including EFT, departmental credit card, eCommerce auxiliary payments, deposits processed through university drop box or via armored car courier, or directly to the bank via in person or remote deposit.
Assist in tagging assets and creating asset records in the university’s financial system. Provides support in annual property inventory processes, including reviewing physical assets and completed inventory forms.
Complete daily and periodic reviews, reconciliations, and reports.
Review the group inbox(es) for inquiries from internal and external stakeholders. Responds to requests for additional information timely and accurately.
Perform other duties as directed, which may include assisting with special projects, testing transactions during system upgrades and troubleshooting, documenting business processes and maintaining desktop procedures, designing and preparing reports, assisting in making and implementing recommendations for process improvements, and other assignments as needed.


High diploma or equivalency.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to perform accurately in a detail-oriented environment.
Ability to compile, review, and reconcile data for accuracy, completeness, and compliance.
Ability to utilize problem-solving skills.
Ability to demonstrate effective customer service skills.
Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
Experience with computer technologies and applications, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint, PowerBI, or comparable software applications.


Successful completion of one or more courses related to business practices (business communications, organizational behavior, strategic management, business and society, leadership in business, etc.) and/or experience working in an office setting.
Successful completion of one or more courses related to finance, accounting, and/or management information systems (financial accounting, managerial accounting, business statistics, business analytics, quantitative methods for business decisions, cost accounting, auditing theory, accounting information systems, etc.).

Other Information

Areas within the Controller’s Office include Disbursement Services, Student Business Services, Auxiliary Accounting, Deposit Accounting, Accounting Services, and Asset Accounting. Duties and assigned area vary based upon needs of the Controller’s Office and consider student interests, internship requirements, training needs, etc.

University Information

One of the nation’s elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news! Learn more about our university and campuses.

Anticipated Salary Range

$15.00/hour. Standard hours at 20/week.

Pay Plan

This is an OPS/temporary Job.


Standard Hrs/Week: 20

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Affordable Care Act

OPS employees are covered under the Affordable Care Act. OPS employees who meet certain criteria will be offered affordable health care coverage. For more information on the Affordable Care Act, please visit the Benefits website and click on Employee Insurance Eligibility.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

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