Project Program Specialist

Job description

Employment Status:Full time (29-40 Hrs) Closing:11/9/20 Proposed Salary Range:Commensurate with Experience Type of Employment:Staff Location:ASU-Jonesboro

Position Summary:

The Project Program Specialist is responsible for accounting functions, performing a wide variety of fiscal related tasks within the Controller’s Office, and for researching financial data and preparing reports. This position is governed by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Reconciles bank statements and makes necessary corrections as needed
  • Reviews bank transfers and wires; issues stop payments on checks as requested
  • Posts transactions to journals and/or ledgers, balances entries, and reconciles errors manually or electronically
  • Reconciles internal University accounts
  • Assists with preparing financial reports
  • Various accounting duties and assists with fiscal monthly and year end closing
  • Other duties as assigned


Experienced in reconciling high volume accounts

Proficient Excel skills are necessary

Knowledge of accounting principles, software applications, Banner or a related large scale ERP system, applicable laws, regulations, and policies of assigned section, and customer service techniques

Ability to comprehend and assimilate technical and business related documents, apply policies and procedures and other applicable regulations associated with assigned department or program, conduct research, perform quantitative quality assurance reviews, and prepare reports, and stay organized, multi-task, and effectively communicate both verbally and written

General Days/Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Additional hours as requested and/or needed
Regular and reliable attendance


Please note: all position postings close at 12:00 A.M. CST on the position closing date

Candidates must submit a resume, cover letter, and references to receive consideration

Minimum Qualifications:

An earned Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field is encouraged
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Job No:
Posted: 10/29/2020
Application Due: 11/10/2020
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