Crimson Card Accountant
Indiana University

Bloomington, Indiana

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Job Summary

Department-Specific Responsibilities

  • Responsible for accounting within the university's Crimson Card services area, as well as for Vice President of Information Technology/University Information Technology Services (UA-VPIT/UITS) activities.
  • Completes analysis/projects for operational activities: Write-off reduction, dormant fee projections, profitability analysis, etc.
  • Monitors and maintains yearly compliance: Red Flag, Credit Card and PayPal PCI compliance for team members (across UITS and UCO) on SharePoint, etc.
  • Reviews annual updates to Student Payment Guidelines document by Financial Aid group.
  • Prepares annual financial reports in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Completes quarterly variance analysis of financials.
  • Reviews reconciliations on a monthly basis.
General Responsibilities
  • Applies Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Performs more complex accounting assignments requiring advanced professional experience, knowledge, and competency in accounting principle and practices to safeguard the organization's financial resources and ensure compliance with all relevant regulations, laws, and reporting requirements.
  • Establishes and maintains accounting policies and controls, fiscal controls, and financial reports.
  • Prepares, reviews, and provides interpretation of complex reports and analyses for manager and officers.
  • Submits recommendations for improved operations.
  • Oversees and assists with specialized accounting assignments such as the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial activity.
  • Provides work leadership to lower-level accounting employees.



  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field.

  • 5 years relevant experience.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Indiana license or Indiana license eligible.

  • Proficient communication skills.
  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
  • Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills.
  • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
  • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty.
  • Highly thorough and dependable.
  • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure.
  • Possesses a high degree of initiative.
  • Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents.
  • Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion.
  • Analytical ability and a high level of numerical competence.
  • Proficiency in IT and demonstrated skill in using Excel to produce financial reports.
  • Ability to reconcile financial ledgers and process accounts payable/receivable.
  • Organizational skills and ability to manage deadlines.
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.

Working Conditions / Demands

This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.

Work Location

Bloomington, Indiana.

The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to work remotely or to work a hybrid schedule from home and the office, subject to change based on university policy and the department's business needs.

Advertised Salary

$67,000 - $70,000 annually, depending upon qualifications.

Benefits Overview

For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
  • Multiple plan options for medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
  • Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
  • Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
  • Additional supplemental retirement plan options
  • Tuition benefit for IU classes
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure.

Job Classification

Career Level: Advanced

FLSA: Exempt

Job Function: Finance

Job Family: Accounting & Tax

Click here to learn more about Indiana University's Job Framework.

Posting Disclaimer

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.

New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

Campus Safety and Security

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online. You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at or by visiting IUPD.

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