Responsible for general accounting functions and account reconciliations to include; student deposit and accounts receivable, bookstore sales, deferred revenue and other balance sheet accounts.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance plus three years accounting experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. CPA or CPA candidate preferred. Experience working for an academic institution preferred.
Knowledge of accounting principles and practices (GAAP).
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software.
Account balancing and reconciling skills.
Ability to create and analyze database reports using Informer or other similar type report modules
Ability to work independently and capable of meeting all deadlines.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with faculty, staff and the university community in a professional manner.
Knowledge of Ellucian/Colleague preferred.
Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Review and record daily bookstore sales.
Manage/Reconcile Student Accounts Receivable and Admissions, Housing and Security Deposit Accounts.
Reconcile various balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis.
Prepare and file monthly Sales Tax Return.
Manage stale dated checks and file annual Unclaimed Property Return.
Invoice and reconcile ground rents.
Research, analyze and resolve complex payment and vendor issues.
Preparation of special reports required by management including audit responses, compliance reports, payment analysis.
Manage and assist in the yearly preparation of tax form 1099.
Assist in year-end closing and accrual process.
Receive cross training on Accounts Payable/Procurement Card related subjects.
As Maryland's third-largest independent university, Stevenson serves more than 4,400 students pursuing bachelor's, master's, and adult undergraduate degrees in the classroom and online. Founded in 1947 as Villa Julie College, the University is committed to providing a career-focused education and to offering programs that ensure our students' success in an increasingly dynamic job market.The University imbues its emphasis on career throughout the educational experience, from coursework to experiential learning. In addition to providing students with a quality liberal arts education, the University also stays true to its tagline, "Imagine Your Future. Design Your Career." Stevenson graduates gain the knowledge and skills that they can apply to not just their first job or graduate course but also carry with them throughout their lives. This promise is made explicit through the Career ArchitectureSM model, which carefully mentors students through a process of learning who they are within a framework of theory, practice, and mentoring. Stevenson has historically high job and graduate school placement rates for its students, helping them find success by starting their careers or by ente...ring graduate school for continuing their education. In 2013, the Maryland Career Development Association (MCDA) recognized the impact of the Career Architecture process by awarding Stevenson with its annual MCDA Organizational Career Planning Award. This award recognizes an institution that has developed an excellent program for career development within the organization.
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