Accountant I

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Posting Details

Posting NumberS140848Position TitleAccountant IDepartmentFinancial ServicesDivisionAdministrative ServicesLocationClassificationSupport StaffFLSA ClassificationNon-ExemptUnion/Non UnionUnionFull Time / Part Time? Full TimeSalary Range - Minimum$48,766 annuallyHours per week40Temporary? NoPosting Date09/17/2020Closing Date09/26/2020Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:


  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment background check

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

Application Procedures: “Apply to this Job at employment.jjc.edu”

Joliet Junior College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please email [email protected] or call (815) 280-6725.

Advertising Summary

Founded in 1901 as the nation’s first public community college, JJC’s dedication to student learning, community prosperity, and personal growth has influenced generations of students and community partners. Our six campuses and extension centers ensure accessibility and empower 30,000 students annually to improve their lives through the power of education.

Our commitment to our mission drives the change and innovation necessary to meet the evolving needs of our students, employees, and community. Our continued success is drawn from talented, diverse, and committed employees whose knowledge and passion for education create a thriving culture both in and out of the classroom.

JJC supports an inclusive and collaborative environment where everyone can learn, grow, and perform at their best. We invite you to apply your skills and experience in a way that supports excellence and rewards your contributions. Join our family and make JJC your first choice!

The college supports this commitment by providing full-time employees with a comprehensive benefits package for our full-time employees including:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (employee & family)


  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

Flexible Spending Account

403(b) and 457(b) option for pre-tax retirement savings
Joliet Junior College Tuition Assistance (employee & family)
Long Term Disability

Life Insurance & a comprehensive leave plan including:


  • Federal holidays

  • Vacation

  • Personal

  • Sick
Link to Human Resources website

http://www.jjc.edu/about-jjc/college-leadership/administration/human-resources

Job Details

POSITION TITLE: ACCOUNTANT I SFFISV-ACCT10
STATUS: Full time
DEPARTMENT: Financial Services
DIVISION: Administrative Services
CLASSIFICATION: Non-exempt
UNION: Support and Technical
REPORTS TO: Accounting Manager
PLACEMENT: Support staff, grade 8
MINIMUM PAY RATE:$48,766 annually

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.

Joliet Junior College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action college supporting diversity.

Application Procedures: “Apply to this Job at employment.jjc.edu”

  • Satisfactory results of a background check

  • Post-offer, pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College

  • Post-offer, pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires
  • Position Summary

    POSITION SUMMARY
    Applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports utilizing appropriate accounting procedures.

    ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
    1.Assist the Financial Services accountants in maintaining the financial records of the College including creating and recording journal entries, review of daily computer generated reports, account/department analysis and/or reconciliations.
    2.Assist in interpreting and implementing accounting procedures/controls for continuous process improvement and to insure the College’s financials are operating in accordance with accounting and board policies.
    3.Analyze financial data to ensure accuracy.
    4.Assist in the preparation of any necessary regulatory reporting.
    5.Assist with the review of college departmental operations to seek out deficiencies and identify improvements to develop best practices and to find ways to run efficiently.
    6.Prepare, monitor, and adjust budgets and assist in the College’s annual budgeting process.
    7.Assist with maintaining the College’s capital asset records.
    8.Assist the Financial Services accountants in the preparation of the required monthly reports for the Board of Trustees meetings.
    9.Use analytical skills to resolve questions or problems that may arise.
    10.Provide assistance during the College’s year-end closing process, annual audits, and periodic grant monitoring visits.
    11.Attend seminars as needed to keep current with issues related to college financial issues.
    12.Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    1.Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; or Associate’s Degree with 4 years of relevant work experience.
    2.Strong personal computer and technology skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
    3.Ability to effectively work under minimal supervision.
    4.Ability to work effectively with a diverse population, courteous, dependable, and personable with effective verbal and written communication skills.

    Preferred Qualifications

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    1.Experience with Workday.
    2.Prior experience working in an educational environment.

    Physical Demands

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    1.Normal office physical demands.

    Working Conditions

    WORKING CONDITIONS
    1.Duties are performed indoors in the usual office environment.

    Compliance Announcement

    ANNUAL CLERY SAFETY REPORT (ASR) NOTICE FIRE SAFETY REPORT (FSA) and MISSING PERSON POLICY (MPP) FOR STUDENTS RESIDING IN “ON CAMPUS” STUDENT HOUSING


    Joliet Junior College is committed to assisting members of the JJC community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual CLERY security compliance document along with the Fire Safety Report (FSR) and the Missing Person Policy (MPP) for students residing in “on campus” student housing is available at the JJC Police Department website : https://jjc.edu/about-jjc/police-and-safety


    If you would like to receive the ASR, FSR or MPP in booklet form, you may stop by the Campus Police Department located on Main Campus in G 1013 or call Campus Police at 815-280-2234. The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety such as crime prevention and reporting, police law enforcement authority, disciplinary procedures and other related security policies. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous years for all JJC campuses, property owned and controlled by JJC District 525 and on public property immediately adjacent to JJC campuses.


    This information is required by law and is made available by the Joliet Junior College Police Department.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Do you have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; or Associate’s Degree with 4 years of relevant work experience?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * Do you have strong personal computer and technology skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite?
      • Yes
      • No
    3. * Do you have the ability to effectively work under minimal supervision?
      • Yes
      • No
    4. * Do you have the ability to work effectively with a diverse population, courteous, dependable, and personable with effective verbal and written communication skills?

      (Open Ended Question)

    5. * Do you have experience with Workday enterprise system?
      • Yes
      • No
    6. * Do you have prior experience working in an educational environment?
      • Yes
      • No
    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    3. Unofficial Transcripts
    Optional Documents
    1. Other Document

     

     

     

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