Accountant II (Grants & Contracts)

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Working TitleAccountant II (Grants & Contracts)Job Summary

Savannah State University seeks qualified applicants for Accountant II, Grants & Contracts Accounting. This position performs various general accounting duties including reconciliation, journal entry preparation and reporting. Works with PeopleSoft financial system and Microsoft Office to generate complex reports and process information; approves grant related expenditures. Verifies accuracy and validity of posting and accounting transactions; prepares entries to correct accounting errors, performs analytical reviews and submits reports as required or requested. Maintains detail trial balances; assists supervisory personnel with monthly and year-end closes. Monitors and maintains accurate records, databases and other documents to support accounting transactions. Works with project managers, grant sponsors, other employees in the Comptroller’s office and other parties related to grants and contracts. Submits reports to and bills State, Federal, Foundations, and other grant/contract providers; complies with all applicable University, USG, State of Georgia policies, procedures, and contractual obligations. May be directed to perform job related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience; competitive benefits program.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required; an advanced degree is preferred. Must have a minimum of two years of experience in general accounting; governmental and/or grants accounting experience preferred. Strong analytical and technical skills, the ability to work independently required; with professional communication skills to work with employees of the University and external parties; background and/or credit check may be required.

Preferred QualificationsSpecial Information to Applicants

Savannah State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, genetics, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records State.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
Your application is not considered complete until all required documents have been uploaded to the appropriate section.

Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberS5202014Number of VacanciesDesired Start DatePosition End DateOpen Date05/03/2019Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions Summary

Complete application online Submit current resume, transcript(s), and three letters of reference.

Review of applications will begin May 10, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, apply by this date.

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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Applicant DocumentRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Letter of Reference 1
  3. Letter of Reference 2
  4. Letter of Reference 3
  5. Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents
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Posted: 5/15/2019
Application Due: 7/14/2019
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