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Senior Accountant

About Us

Oral Roberts University is a non-profit organization whose staff and faculty actually make a difference in the lives of its students. We pride ourselves on our culture and the values we uphold. Our team is passionate about what we do, and we want you to make us even better! 


Job Description
- Full Time

Full Title: Fixed Asset Manager Senior Accountant

Maintain Fixed Asset module, perform annual inventory verification, Record disposals and acquisition of assets as needed, prepare monthly entries for athletic bartering & trade activities, record, on a timely basis the accounting transactions for all ORU management restricted funds, temporarily restricted donor funds, endowment funds and related investment accounts.  


  • Prepares all entries for the Fixed Asset Module to record purchase and disposal of all fixed assets and associated depreciation entries.  Reviews coding for departments, monitors the Fixed Asset approval queue, prepares journals as needed for coding corrections.
  • Maintains weekly fixed asset tracker, balanced to the operating ledger's Capital expenses section.  The fixed asset tracker is where capital purchases are organized, submitted for approval to capitalize, and CIP calculated.  Reconciles fixed asset sub-ledger list to the general ledger monthly.
  • Performs annual review of physical inventory assets.
  • Performs monthly, quarterly and annual processing using the Banner Finance Endowment Management System (EMS) to unitize participating funds, allocate earnings and calculate amount of periodic earnings available for distribution. Maintains spreadsheet records of monthly allocations/calculations. Initiates transfer of cash funds to be disbursed for each endowment fund in accordance with applicable donor restrictions. Updates EMS setup with participating funds and/or pool changes and fund-specific criteria.
  • Record athletic bartering/trade entries in Banner on a monthly basis.  Reconcile athletic trade contracts with Athletic Marketing annually and prepare entries to "true-up" what has been recorded for the trades as needed.
  • Prepare annual NCAA audit workpapers.
  • Prepares work papers, schedules, and policy/process summaries as required by auditors in connection with fiscal year end audit for fixed assets.
  • Backup for check printing.
  • Performs quarterly review of repair & maintenance accounts to ensure proper accounting of repairs & maintenance and prepare entries as needed for repairs & maintenance that should be capitalized.



Requires a Bachelors degree in Accounting, but will consider Finance or Business majors.


None required.  CPA, CPA-equivalent or CPA-candidate eligibility preferred.  


  • Requires two years of Accounting experience.  Minimum of at least one year experience working as an accountant in a Fund Accounting environment.  Prefer a Higher-education accounting background, Non-profit accounting experience, and/or Fund Accounting experience.   
  • Must be computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.  Must be able to learn and sufficiently use other software for this position.  Experience with computerized financial systems preferred.  
  • Requires good communication, organizational, interpersonal, mathematical, bookkeeping, and proofreading skills.  Analytical and research skills will be necessary for this position. Technical customer service and reconciliation skills are also valued.  Must be detail oriented and have the ability to work under stress while dealing with multiple demands, deadlines and time pressures. 

Benefits & Perks

Great Company Culture. Enjoy a Christian atmosphere.
Make No Little Plans Here. Everything you do makes a difference.
Great Team Members. People you'll enjoy being around.
Improve Your Health. Free access to the on-campus aerobic center.
Stay Sharp. Access to the ORU library and discounted tuition for yourself and dependents.
Rest and Relaxation. 10 days of paid vacation, 5 sick days and 10 days of paid holidays.
Fair Compensation. Based on your skills and experience.
Benefits. Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, matched retirement savings and tuition for yourself and dependents.


Normally scheduled office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.  Normal workload demands may require working evenings or weekends on occasion. During times of heavy workload, such as month-end close, fiscal-yearend and audit, overtime may be required.

Oral Roberts University employs, advances, admits, and treats in its employment and educational programs all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, status as a veteran or genetic information.

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