Accountant/Financial Analyst

Alma, Michigan
Oct 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary – Handle various accounting functions including bank/investment account reconciliations, general ledger maintenance, survey completion, financial analysis, and payroll back-up.  This is a non-exempt position.

Supervision Received/Supervision Exercised – This position reports to the Assistant Controller/Director of Financial Services

Essential Functions:

• Complete monthly bank account reconciliations.

• Complete monthly, quarterly, and annual investment reconciliations.

• Perform regular general ledger account analysis and reconciliations.

• Approve and post journal entries.

• Complete various financial surveys.

• Complete annual NCAA/EADA athletic reports.

• Assist with software system development and implementation.

• Train and assist student intern with assigned tasks.

• Serve as the back-up for the Payroll Specialist.

• Perform financial analysis and develop presentation materials.

• Reconcile flexible spending activity.

• Perform internal audits as necessary.

• Preparation of unclaimed property reports

• Complete 5500’s tax returns

• Monitor grant spending and do reimbursement drawdowns

• Process third party munch money transactions

• Assist with the preparation of our annual audit

• Assist with Student Support Center customer support.

• Assist with bookstore functions

• Prepare and post imported journal entries

• Preparation and handling insurance matters, as needed

Required Qualifications:  

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting

• Effective communicator / good people skills

Preferred Qualifications: 

• Excellent technology skills

• Work experience in a business office setting

Physical Requirements – Ability to sit at a desk and use a computer for approximately eight hours per day.

The above duties and responsibilities are meant to be illustrative and will include other duties as assigned.

Application Process:

Interested candidates must submit an Alma College application and a cover letter, current resume, and the names of three professional references to 

For an Alma College application please go to:

Application deadline is October 27, 2017.

Alma College is a selective, baccalaureate liberal arts college committed to academic excellence and development of responsible leaders.  Alma’s undergraduates thrive on challenging academic programs in a supportive, small-college environment emphasizing active, collaborative learning and close student-faculty interaction.  Alma is a private Phi Beta Kappa institution located in the center of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

Alma College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.