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Posting Details

Posting Details

Classification Title: Accountant
Position Title: Accountant
Position Type: Staff
Department: Business Office
Job Summary/Basic Function:

This position performs accounting duties related to a variety of department functions.

• Manages the asset management system.
• Assists with month-end closeout duties.
• Reconciles accounts to the general ledger.
• Recommends adjusting journal entries.
• Prepares bank reconciliations.
• Prepares payroll liability account reconciliations.
• Prepares monthly asset reconciliations.
• Prepares monthly analysis of selected funds.
• Reviews weekly accounts payable check runs.
• Assists in cash management oversight.
• Assists with grant and contract management.
• Prepares monthly reimbursement requests for grant funds.
• Prepares quarterly and annual reports, including ad hoc reports as requested by the Board of Regents.
• Assists with year-end closing.
• Assists with the preparation of annual financial reports.
• Assists with annual audits.
• Assists with the development of internal control review and risk management analysis.
• Assists in the development of the policies and procedures manual.
• Performs quarterly petty cash audit and reconciliation.
• Performs related duties.

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK
 The work consists of varied accounting duties. Strict regulations and the need for accuracy and confidentiality contribute to the complexity of the position.
 The purpose of this position is to perform accounting duties associated with a variety of department operations. Success in this position contributes to the efficiency, effectiveness and accuracy of those operations.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field.
• Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for two years.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION
 Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.
 Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
 Knowledge of University System of Georgia policies and procedures.
 Knowledge of college policies and procedures.
 Skill in decision making and problem solving.
 Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.
 Skill in oral and written communication.

Preferred Qualifications:
Posting Date: 08/28/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please specify area of study for each degree attained.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * How many years of directly related experience do you have?
    • 0-2
    • 3-5
    • 6 or more
  3. * What is the highest level of education you have completed?
    • High school/GED
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • Ph.D.

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts