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Staff Accountant

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**Attached transcript must show degree conferred/awarded.**

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Staff Accountant
Job Description Summary

Assists with the overall operation of the College budgeting, grants, purchasing, and financial reporting to ensure that state, federal and institutional guidelines are followed. Formulates, recommends, and helps implement departmental goals, objective and timetables so as to contribute to the overall mission of Administration and Finance.
Provides sound decisions where professional judgment is required, while maintaining compliance with regulatory guidelines.
Ensures that all College travel expenses to be paid are within the state guidelines.
Monitor grant revenues and expenditures, ensuring data is accurately recorded in the financial accounting system.
Complies and analyses of data required for the preparation of specialized monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
Confers with managers regarding problem areas and makes recommendations for increasing efficiency.
Participates in the development of new accounting techniques, in the design and implementation of accounting subsystems, in compilation of manuals for accounting and other applications, and in preparing managerial reports in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and federal and state laws, regulations and procedures.
Ensures proper procedures are followed concerning data management, file maintenance, and confidentiality.
Communicates with auditors, students, third party contractors, vendors, banks for the purpose of providing information and technical assistance needed to resolve fiscal issues.
Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications Desired

Ability to prioritize and handle multiple priorities in a fast paced environment. Detail oriented; high degree of accuracy. Able to meet deadlines. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent organizational and analytical skills. Ability to be an effective team member and display initiative. Proficient with MS Word, Excel and Outlook.

Experience Required

A baccalaureate degree in accounting or related field is required and accounting experience is preferred. Minimum of one year progressive experience in the finance/accounting function, preferably in a higher education or governmental institution.

Type of Position Professional
Department Accounting
Full-time or Part-time? Full Time
Status 12 Months
Degree Required Bachelor
Degree Preferred
Salary salary to commensurate with experience
Estimated Hours per Week 40

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 13-00393
Open Date 06/22/2017
Close Date 07/28/2017
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions Summary

Attached transcript must show degree conferred/awarded.

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  2. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher?
    • Yes
    • No

Requested Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. List of References
  2. Reference Letter 1
  3. Reference Letter 2
  4. Reference Letter 3
  5. Other Documents