The Staff Accountant is responsible for performing general ledger and other complex reconciliations, monitoring general ledger accounts, determining the necessity for and processing of documentation to effect changes to general ledger accounts, preparing financial schedules and reports, assisting with the preparation of financial statements and schedules for the College and Foundation annual financial statement audit, and assisting with accounting research as needed.
Title: Staff Accountant
Position ID number: 431
Posted Date: 11/30/2018
Job Category: Staff
Department: Business & Financial Resources - HBFR
Position Status: 12 Month Regular
Salary Range: $47,258-$59,072
Reconciliations, budget, and projections:
Responsible for performing timely general ledger account reconciliation and analysis including preparation/posting of journal entries. Perform reconciliations of other financial data and review and prepare budgets and projections as needed.
Financial reporting and analysis.
Prepare periodic reports for Federal, State, and other external agencies as well as internal reporting requirements ensuring accuracy and integrity of financial reporting. Answer financial and accounting questions by researching into and interpreting data.
Accounting systems and internal control.
Assist in the maintenance of strong internal accounting control systems including but not limited to maintaining fixed asset records, daily monitoring of cash operations and cash management, monitor accounting transactions and systems for compliance with policies and procedures and perform internal reviews as required.
Year end close and audit.
Prepare accrual and adjusting journal entries, prepare lead and supporting schedules, and prepare and/or assist with preparation of financial statements for the annual financial statement audit.
• Other duties as assigned.
A Bachelor's degree
A minimum of two (2) years experience in posting, auditing and reconciling financial data and working with manual and automated accounting systems.
Working knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting procedures and internal accounting controls.
Ability to work well under pressure with attention to details and deadlines.
Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to deal effectively with administrators, faculty, staff, vendors, auditors and the public.
Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
Demonstrate ability to maintain confidentiality.
Certified Public Accountant preferred
Experience in a post-secondary educational institution preferred
Hours per Week: 40
Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae