Accounts Specialist III, Central Accounting

Miami, FL
Mar 10, 2018
Institution Type
Community College

Job Title Accounts Specialist III, Central Accounting
Job ID 997186
Location Kendall Campus
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular

Job Details

Job Family
STAFF - Support Non-Exempt (SNE)
$14.50 - $18.12
Central Accounting
Reports To
Accounts Services Supervisor, Central Accounting
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status

Job Summary

The Accounts Specialist III is mainly responsible for reconciling financial reports, data entry, preparing journal entries, verifying payment-related supporting documentation and distributing vendor, student and payroll checks.

Duties & Responsibilities

•Answers phone calls
•Distributes departmental reports
•Reconciles financial reports
•Data entry inputs
•Prepares journal entries
•Works closely with the Accounts Payable function as it relates to the review and maintenance of payment-related supporting documentation
•Distributes vendor, student and payroll checks and coordinates special mailing requests, as necessary
•Provides support to Property Accounting with the maintenance of tangible personal property subsidiary records
•Exercises independent judgment in solving problems that arise within assigned areas
•Provides support as needed in a wide variety of functions, with emphasis on handling multiple projects
•Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

•High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent from a regionally accredited institution and four (4) years of successful accounting experience; or Associate's degree and two (2) years of related experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience
•All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
•Knowledge and understanding of the College's organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
•Knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting and the ability to apply this knowledge to work situations
•Knowledge of the laws, rules and regulations concerning financial record keeping
•Ability to prepare complete and accurate accounting statements
•Ability to maintain complex records, to assemble and organize data
•Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing
•Ability to speak effectively to provide customer service to students, employees, or organizations
•Ability to interpret and follow a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
•Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff


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