Accountant III, Grants (#20535) SO

Location
Lone Star College-System Office
Salary
Hiring Salary is $42,169
Posted
May 19, 2017
Ref
#20535
Institution Type
Community College

Lone Star College-System Office
Accountant III, Grants (#20535) SO 

Position Summary
Under minimal supervision performs accounting activities that including general ledger account reconciliations, and journal entry preparation. Analyzes and assesses general ledger account activity. Reviews and verifies the accuracy of journal entries. Develops and recommends process and procedure changes. Performs internal and external reporting. Serves as lead accountant on day-to-day issues, as well as serving as point of contact with campus and system office, assisting with accounting-related issues. 
 
Job Functions

1.Reconciles various balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis. Responsible for general ledger accounting, reviewing and monitoring account activity and notifying appropriate area of any needed corrections. Prepares journal entries and performs analysis of balance sheet accounts. 
2.Responsible for timely submission of financial reports to a variety of internal and external constituents. 
3.Translates technical guidance received from regulatory process requirements into usable information applicable to assignments. Ensures compliance with LSCS, local, state and federal regulations and policies. 
4.Prepares cost allocations and accrual calculations for LSC System’s benefit plans. 
5.Reconciles the subsidiary records to the general ledger for assigned accounts. 
6.Establishes regular procedures and performs scheduled analysis of assigned general ledger income and expense accounts. 
7.Evaluates and assesses impact of changes in procedures and processes required by internal policy changes or external regulators. 
8.May prepare audit schedules and provides supporting documentation as required by internal and external auditors. 
9.May be responsible for review of assigned budgets, and preparation of budget revisions. 
10.May monitor, review and approve Accounts Payable entries submitted by Payroll. 
11.Performs analysis of contracts and establishes and maintains processes and procedures to account, bill and report for the funds in compliance with LSCS, local, state and federal regulations and policies. 
12.Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
•Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an accounting emphasis 
•Experience with querying systems and databases. 

Salary
Hiring Salary is $42,169
 
How to Apply  
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