Senior Accountant, Banner Functional/Tech Support

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Senior Accountant, Banner Functional/Tech Support

Job ID: 221792
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Summary
Responsible for carrying out accounting tasks of a broad and complex nature. Determines how to record items for P&L and balance sheet activity. Performs analysis and reporting of financial results at the client level. Completes general ledger journal entries, executes month-end close procedures, performs account reconciliations and analyzes balances appropriateness. Required to meet all scheduled monthly financial reporting deadlines and provide accurate and timely analysis and research on assigned departments or colleges. Ensures that all accounting duties are compliant with the established fiscal policies and procedures of the University, the Board of Regents and the State of Georgia.


  1. Responsible for advanced level reporting and reconciliation
  2. Responsible for Treasury Management including cash flow forecasting, management of daily cash balances, assist with maintaining a working relationship with KSUs current bank partner
  3. Performs general ledger reconciliations on various liability accounts
  4. Prepares and reviews complex journal entries and supporting documentation
  5. Assists campus with inquiries related to various general ledger transactions
  6. Ensures all financial and accounting data is maintained and accurate
  7. Participates in monthly, quarterly and annual close processes
  8. Prepares and reviews account reconciliations
  9. Researches accounting issues and recommends accounting treatment
  10. Prepares monthly variance analysis for management review
  11. Organizes files and scanning of documents
  12. Assists with special projects and ad hoc reporting

  1. Primary point of contact with UITS for Banner upgrades/testing for Bursar's Office
  2. Trouble shoots Banner related issues
  3. Uploads and imports for third parties
  4. Updates Banner codes, performs data management, data entry, reporting and analysis
  5. Updates and Maintains all detail codes in Banner
  6. Design, develop, implement and maintains business solutions to ensure compliance with university, state and federal regulation along with standard accounting procedures.
  7. Update and maintain tuition and mandatory fee rate tables in Banner
  8. Assist with customer service in Bursar's Office during peak times.

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in Accounting or related field

Required Experience
Three (3) years related work experience in bookkeeping or accounting

Preferred Qualifications
Additional Preferred Qualifications

Previous accounting experience at an institution of higher education preferred Familiar with PeopleSoft Financials and Banner
Proficient with Microsoft Office products with an emphasis on Excel
Advanced data entry and 10-key utilization with accuracy and speed
Understands accounting processes (Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, etc.)
Knowledge of balancing cash drawers and preparing bank deposits for accuracy and timeliness

Preferred Experience
Previous accounting experience at an institution of higher education preferred Familiar with PeopleSoft Financials and Banner

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Able to perform advanced accounting duties according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Ability to manage staff Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one-time meeting assigned deadlines
  • Able to prioritize workload and work with minimum supervision
  • Maintains organized and up to date files
  • Knowledge of general ledger and other submodules Knowledge of Board of Regents and State of Georgia Accounting Policies and Procedures
  • Extensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Budgetary experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem-solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management, and presentation skills Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. MicrosoftOffice suite, PeopleSoft Financials, and Banner)
  • Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
  • Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Other Information
This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time
This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check
  • Standard Enhanced + Education + Credit

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Job No:
Posted: 2/11/2021
Application Due: 2/11/2033
Work Type: Full Time