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Washington University of St. Louis Financial Accounting Assistant - Siteman Cancer Center - 50725 in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Siteman Cancer Center. The position is located at the Southwest Tower. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions


This position assists in preparation of financial reports, various purchasing/accounting functions (check requests, travel documents, purchase orders, BJH invoicing), and payroll sourcing.


  1. Process AP documents, such as check requests, travel documents, purchase orders, blanket orders, invoice statements and various types of documents handled through the accounting office.
  2. Processes all AR for the department.
  3. Processes payroll sourcing for SCC prime staff and assists in setting up accounts and access for extended sourcing.
  4. Compiles financial, operating, and special reports as directed utilizing various software applications.
  5. Processes accounting entries (budget adjustments/journal entries) for the Business Director and Senior Financial Data Analyst.
  6. Records, maintains and processes functions related to various equipment used in the department (computers, phones, asset inventory).
  7. Assists in tracking/reporting actual expenses for various groups in the department.
  8. Processes invoicing to BJH related to various agreements for support.

Other Functions:

  1. Keep abreast of organizational policies/procedures related to purchasing and updates department accounting/finance staff as required.
  2. Acts as backup for invoicing shared resource services as necessary.

Required Qualifications

Equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a business related field with one or more year of financial experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Working knowledge of standard finance and accounting practices, varied finance related software applications, and statistical/budget analytical methods.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is $17.48 - $22.29 per hour.

Pre-Employment Screening

All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.

Department Summary

Diversity strengthens our sense of community, and is vital to knowledge creation, problem solving and productivity — all of which are essential to the mission of Siteman Cancer Center. With this in mind, individuals with experience overcoming substantial educational, cultural or economic obstacles, are first-generation college students, and/or who can demonstrate a strong interest in bringing diverse people together are encouraged to apply for this position and will be highly regarded in the interview process.


This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Financial Accounting Assistant - Siteman Cancer Center - 50725

Job ID: 50725

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular