Employment Opportunities

Senior 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 timely and accurately according with the generally accepted accounting practices.

Duties and Responsibilities

Manage and review the work of five Staff Accountants. Ensure the annual budget process tasks are performed accurately and timely. Review Budget transfers and waivers, travel advances and travel reimbursement reports for accuracy. Ensure endowment accounts are reconciled and reported accurately. Ensure daily cash bag receipts are posted to the general ledger. Ensure all banks, ADS gifts and clearing account are reconciled. Review journal entries for accuracy. Ensure Utility invoices are logged and submitted to Accounts Payable for payment. Assist team with posting local (inter-departmental) purchase orders. Assist staff members in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and yearly reports. Provide regularly feedback to staff and prepare annual evaluations.

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

**As a condition of employment, Hampton University requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to include the COVID-19 booster, unless you submit and are approved for a medically contraindicated exemption or religious exemption.

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