Senior Accountant

Greensboro, North Carolina (US)
Hiring Range 7 $38,028 $48,675
Aug 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Basic Function

Provide primary support for the Accounting Area of the Finance Office as
well as for the processing of campus-based student loans.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide backup to the Associate Controller in all areas of responsibility.
 Crosstrain on all aspects of student billing and serve as backup to these functions.
 Perform monthly accounting of Gifts and Pledges, Depreciation and other journal entries and
 Maintain all schedules, reports and other information to support the College’s cash
management and investment programs (including endowments, trusts, and annuities).
 Assist with budget preparation and monthly reporting.
 Respond to campus budget manager inquiries.
 Process all documentation for Perkins Loan program and institutional loan programs.
 Maintain all student loan files and promissory note files for Perkins Loan Program and
institutional loan programs.
 Process monthly information from loan processor and student financial services office.
 Answer questions and resolve issues from students/loan processor/collection agencies
regarding all student loans issues.
 Counsel students regarding consolidation, deferments, cancellations, and other issues.
 Process student loan exit packages for withdrawals and graduates.
 Work with Collection Agencies on defaulted accounts.
 Prepare NC withholding payment and reconciliation.
 Maintain depreciation/fixed asset listing.
 Reconcile bank accounts.
 Prepare schedules, reports, and data for the annual audit.
 Reconciliation of gifts/pledges to the general ledger.
 Process and coordinate property rental receipts, and miscellaneous receivable billing.
 Other tasks as may be assigned by the Associate Vice President for Finance or Associate

Minimum Qualifications

An undergraduate degree in accounting with two to five years experience preferred. Must have
experience with automated accounting system (Banner preferred) and a working knowledge of
Microsoft Office products. Good communication and interpersonal skills are essential as well as
the ability to work effectively in a team environment.