Richland Community College is looking for a full-time Accountant. The Accountant will assist the Controller and Senior Accountant in accounting and reporting functions to ensure the accuracy of the College’s general ledger. Prepare and process account reconciliations and journal entries. Provide assistance in the preparation of the annual College’s audit, budget and other special financial reports or projects supported by the Business Office.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a closely related field. One to three years of experience in the accounting field preferred
Ability to complete account reconciliations; experience with general accounting functions such as receivables, and payables. Extensive knowledge of Excel. Strong written and verbal communication and analytical skills. Ability to work independently, organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines and the ability to work with and maintain confidential information.
Experience with Fund Accounting in an institution of higher education or non-profit is preferred.
This position requires a background and credit check.
Richland Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs. The following person(s) has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Alex Berry, Title IX Coordinator at phone 217.875.7211 EX 6314 Leanne Brooks, 504 Coordinator, at phone 217.875.7211 EX 6362 For further information on notice of nondiscrimination, visit for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1.800.421.3481.
For questions about this posting or other general HR inquires please email Human Resources (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Internal Number: S026P
About Richland Community College
Richland Community College, founded in 1971, is a comprehensive community college offering baccalaureate, technical, continuing education, and community service programs. The College has an "Open Door" policy which allows anyone within the district that could benefit from a higher education to be admitted to the College. The purpose of a comprehensive community college is to serve all who then can serve to build a better society.
Richland is governed by an eight-member Board of Trustees. Seven of the members are elected on staggered, six-year terms by the registered voters living within the College district. The eighth member is a student who is elected for a one-year term by the student body of the College.
Richland offers several degrees in its Baccalaureate/Transfer Program including an Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Fine Arts, and Associate in Engineering Science. Over 30 areas of concentration are available for students. Students earning degrees in any of these areas can then transfer their credits on to a four-year college or university.
The Occupational/Technical Programs are designed to prepare students to move directly into the workforce with ...specific skills. Students can earn Basic Certificates, Advanced Certificates or Associate in Applied Science Degrees in over 40 different career areas.
Customized training is also available through RCC. There are a broad scope of programs designed to meet all types of needs including computer, basic skills, customer services, technical training, occupational safety training, commercial truck driver training, and management training.
Lifelong Learning programs are short-term non-credit classes that serve all ages. These personal development classes meet the varied interests of individuals. Classes are offered in computer software programs, dance, investments, fine arts, and more.
The College serves residents of Macon County and parts of Christian, DeWitt, Logan, Moultrie, Piatt, Sangamon, and Shelby Counties. Over 11,000 credit and continuing education students are served annually at the main campus in Decatur, the Clinton Extension Center, and other locations throughout the District.