Accountant/Fiscal Analyst II
Internal Title: Financial Disbursing Coordinator
Posting Number: STA00423PO17
College/Division: USC Beaufort College/Division Level
Department: USC Beaufort Finance and Operations
Advertised Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Part/Full-time: Full Time
Job Search Category: Fiscal Accounting
Advertised Job Summary: Performs professional accounting duties reconciling, monitoring and reporting on the general accounting system and financial management for the University. Assists in the preparation of external and internal agency financial reports and the operations of payroll and vendor disbursements, including travel reimbursement, debt service, capital projects and grant disbursements. Ensures transactions related to the initiation of payroll disbursements, termination of payroll disbursements, and account changes on disbursements are accurately and timely recorded in the payroll system based on HR source documents and within established budgets. Monitors transactions entered for assurance of posting. Reconciles payroll. Processes disbursements for the Beaufort Jasper Higher Education Commission (an affiliated organization of the University), the Educational foundation, and the University, maintains ledgers, journals, and related reports, and documenting financial transactions within established budgets and guidelines established by federal, state, and other regulatory controls. Annually prepares required 1099 forms. Researches disbursement discrepancies with appropriate individuals including budget, purchasing, departments, faculty, both USC and USCB staff and vendors. Processes adjustments, journal entries, and IIT (internal requisitions).Ensures fund availability and determination of fund sources. Analyzes cash requirements and maintains adequate funds to support daily operations while optimizing return on invested funds as allowed by guidelines. Monitors the agency capital project, fixed asset, and tax accounting systems and grant accounting program. Coordinates year end close out with Purchasing, grant, budget, and departmental personnel, and vendors. Prepares financial reports to meet requirements of State and Federal governments and other external users. Assists with bank reconciliations and related financial transactions. Under general supervision, coordinates requested documentation from auditors. Provides access to accounting records as required. Directs auditor questions to appropriate individuals. Ensures adequate internal controls and separation of duties. Reconciles advances and process emergency checks. Assists Purchasing with obtaining W9 forms.
Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions): Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field and 2 years professional accounting experience, or equivalent education and experience.
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