Employment Opportunities

Sr. Staff Accountant
Business Office
Date Posted:
Closing Date:
Open Until filled


To supervise and monitor General Accounting staff. Review all work (as indicated below) to ensure it is completed efficiently and correctly.

Duties and Responsibilities

Team Responsibility and work to be reviewed:

  • Annual Budget Preparation including Board Book

  • Process budget transfers and waivers

  • Perform budget availability checks

  • Work with Department Heads regarding requisitions and budget balances

  • Maintain quarterly allocation report

  • Process travel advances & audit travel expense reports

  • Resolve expense overages and shortages letters

  • Maintain and reconcile endowment accounts

  • Establish and maintain index and fund numbers

  • Post daily cash bags

  • Reconcile ADS gifts and clearing account

  • Reconcile all bank accounts

  • Maintain and reconcile Blue Book Accounts

  • Input journal vouchers

  • Process utility invoices for payment

  • Process local (inter-departmental) purchase orders

  • Input AR

  • Other duties as assigned by the Chief Accountant, Associate Comptroller and Assistant Vice President for Business Affairs and Comptroller


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field from four-year college or university with a minimum of 2-3 years of experience with supervisory responsibilities

  • Must be able to work well with others in a fast-paced environment

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment either via email at HROffice@hamptonu.edu or fax to (757) 727-5969:

Office of Human Resources

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

**No phone calls

**Incomplete applications will not be considered

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