Senior Accountant

Farmington, San Juan County
Jan 24, 2014
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Position Information

Requisition Number 330
Classification Title Professional
Job Title Senior Accountant
Regular/Temporary Regular
Full or Part Time Full Time
Hours Per Week 40
Position Type Professional
Starting Salary $41,000-$46,000
Funding Type Institutionally Funded

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

Are you a motivated financial team leader, who shares our I-CARE values of:
If so – you will fit right in! Apply now and join our accounting team.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Senior Accountant reports directly to the Assistant Controller. The position is responsible for the oversight of Fixed Assets and accounting support for the general ledger.

Responsibilities will include: maintain a system of internal controls that include separation of functional responsibilities, authorization and approval of procedures that give reasonable accounting control over all accounting transactions by the college. The position is responsible for the integrity of the college fixed asset control, support for Accounts Payable, Restricted Funds, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger accounting, Payroll and other related duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related field plus a minimum of three (3) years of increasingly responsible work in accounting and/or finance is required. The successful individual must have a thorough understanding of computer systems, accounting software, and be able to perform difficult accounting related work; have excellent customer service skills; have the ability to resolve difficult situations both with colleagues and outside customers; possess a high energy level, have a strong commitment to the community college, and philosophy of stewardship. The candidate should value diversity and have a multi-cultural perspective with adult/minority students, colleagues and staff, as well as be an excellent communicator. Physical Requirements: varied standing, walking, sitting, bending, lifting up to 25 lbs as related to office supplies, books or related equipment. All candidates are subject to a Criminal Background Investigation prior to any offer of employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Must provide three letters of recommendation if selected as a candidate for interview. Such letters would be required by the scheduled interview date.

Candidates selected for interview will need to bring samples of their work along with them to the scheduled interview.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 01/23/2014
Close Date 02/19/2014