Senior Accountant

Hawkins, TX
Apr 27, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The Senior Accountant is responsible for applying General Accepted Accounting Principles to analyze financial information, maintain accuracy in the College accounting records and financial reports.


  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or Finance/ Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance with 4-5 years’ work experience
  • Strong work ethic and ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner
  • Ability to work both as a team and independently
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review and determine that accounting procedures are consistent in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Prepares quarterly financial statements
  • Assist in the Budget Process as needed
  • Provide oversight of the audit process
  • Responsible for month and year end closing processes
  • Prepare internal and external reports including Cash Flow, IPEDS, E-Z Audit, etc.
  • Administers federal and state drawdowns
  • Review and analyze general ledger and trial balance
  • Review monthly reconciliation reports for bank statements and investments
  • Review all journal entries prepared by accounting staff
  • Initiate bank transfers, wires, ach transactions upon approval.
  • Submits administrative reports to the Vice President & Associate VP for Finance & Administration regarding problems, plans, etc.
  • Communicate with faculty and staff as needed to ensure that all procedures are met when submitting requests for payment and purchases on behalf of the College
  • Analyze financial information to prepare journal entries as needed
  • Track all capital expenditures, update fixed assets, and depreciation schedule
  • Advise of any concerns, violations of internal control, and/or noncompliance of Business Financial Procedures by Faculty, Staff, and/or Student
  • Be prepared to take on other accounting duties/projects as needed



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