Accountant III, Student Accounts-Veterans Affairs (17000898)

The Woodlands, Texas (US)
Sep 22, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Lone Star College-System Office

Accountant III, Student Accounts-Veterans Affairs (17000898)

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. Focus is on general accounting activities for state and federal student grants, scholarship accounting, and financial reporting related to financial aid transactions.

Job Functions:

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 

Responsible for timely submission of financial reports to a variety of internal and external constituents 

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 

Prepares cost allocations and accrual calculations for LSC System’s benefit plans 

Reconciles the subsidiary records to the general ledger for assigned accounts 

Establishes regular procedures and performs scheduled analysis of assigned general ledger income and expense accounts 

Evaluates and assesses impact of changes in procedures and processes required by internal policy changes or external regulators 

May prepare audit schedules and provides supporting documentation as required by internal and external auditors 

May be responsible for review of assigned budgets, and preparation of budget revisions 

May monitor, review and approve Accounts Payable entries submitted by Payroll 

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 

Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned 




Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience 

How to Apply: 
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