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Senior Accountant

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Transcript must show degree conferred/awarded.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Senior Accountant
Job Description Summary

Primary responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• Analyze and reconcile accounts.
• Monitor grant revenues and expenditures, ensuring data is accurately recorded in the financial accounting system. Track receivables and reconciles monthly accounts receivable.
• Perform financial reporting, accounting, billing, and collections.
• Assist with budget preparation, monitoring and reporting.
• Maintain accounting and controls to assure financial compliance with applicable laws.
• Assist with business activities at the system level and helps in developing necessary business procedures for effective and efficient operation of all campuses
• Ensure the integrity of financial reporting for the College through application of appropriate accounting principles and practices.
• Respond to information needs by creating financial analyses, reports, and presentations as needed.
• Work with the Accounting Department management to develop policies and procedures for accounting/finance department and ensure that they are followed.
• Provide sound decisions where professional judgment is required, while maintaining compliance with regulatory guidelines.
• Assist with audits of financial records and student financial aid.
• Assist with preparation of end-of-year financial statements
• Coordinating month-end and year-end reporting, preparing accruals and schedules, and submitting monthly and ad hoc financial reporting packages
• Assists with the development of professional service contracts and ensures it contains all necessary elements for effective management, monitoring and reporting. Establishes and maintain records and contracts as required by law. Prepares quarterly professional services report. Coordinates submission of contracts that require additional approval by State or Board.
• Maintain compliance with State Travel and State Travel & Purchase Card programs.
• Develop and oversee systems to track and report income and expenses through Institutional Advancement (Foundation), and to provide to IA as needed.
• Predictable and reliable attendance is required in order to provide consistency and continuity of business services.
• Performs all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Desired

Strong strategic financial skills, coupled with strong technical skills in financial analysis, reporting, and accounting. Knowledge of fund accounting, governmental accounting, fund usage, and accounting procedures required. The ability to manage multiple, complex projects and assignments in consultative, efficient and effective manner. Must have the ability to prioritize and work independently with minimal supervision and remain organized in a fast-paced environment.

Experience Required

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required. Minimum of five years progressive experience in the finance/accounting function, preferably in a higher education or governmental institution.

Type of Position Professional
Department Accounting
Semester
Full-time or Part-time? Full Time
Status 12 Months
Degree Required Bachelor
Degree Preferred
Salary $50,650.00
Estimated Hours per Week 40

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 13-00440
Open Date 12/05/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary

It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Transcript must show degree conferred/awarded.

Quick Link http://careers.solacc.edu/postings/1358

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  2. * I possess a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance.
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * I have a minimum of five years of progressive experience in the finance/accounting function.
    • 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. Link to Portfolio
  6. Writing Samples
  7. Other Documents