REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR OF ACCOUNTING, PHILLIP SCHMITT
DEPARTMENT: BUSINESS OFFICE
DEPARTMENT CODE: 63100
This is professional accounting work involving the maintenance of general and subsidiary ledgers, preparing fiscal and statistical reports, handling reconciliations of critical accounts and other duties of general accounting nature, hopeful to have knowledge with governmental and/or fund accounting principles. Work is reviewed by a technical or administrative superior for overall standards of performance and accuracy.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITES (OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED)
Assists external auditors during annual audits, including preparation of reconciliations and supporting schedules.
Reconciles the general ledger to subsidiary ledgers to verify accuracy of account balances.
Prepares adjusting journal entries to the general ledger as needed to maintain the accuracy of the financial information.
Prepares schedules and reports used to record a variety of financial transactions.
Assists in the compilation and update of the accounting procedures manual.
Assists in the development of automated systems used to accumulate, track and report financial transactions.
Creates informative, actionable, and repeatable reporting that highlight relevant business issues.
Develops detailed analyses for each assigned account.
Maintains fixed asset accounting system, guidelines and reporting.
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE)
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in accounting.
Minimum of two (2) years of experience in accounting and fiscal operations.
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provide the knowledge, skills and abilities and other competencies necessary for the success, may be considered.
Public accounting and/or higher education experience
May be required to work overtime, or alternate hours, as necessary for the efficient operations of the department.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Ability and willingness to adjust to changing priorities and multiple demands.
Ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and with sensitivity to the needs of others in all aspects of written and spoken communications.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and personnel from other departments.
Ability to use personal initiative to handle a wide variety of job duties which may require research.
Ability to work independently.
Considerable knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles including governmental accounting principles and procedures, and their application to a variety of accounting transactions.
Detail oriented, analytical, and inquisitive.
Extremely organized with strong time management skills.
Has a sense of urgency in the face of important issues and opportunities; ready to make timely decisions, commit one's self, and take action.
Strives to achieve and maintain excellence in his/her technical/functional roles and accountabilities.
Southeastern University is a Christian liberal arts university affiliated with the Assemblies of God. Candidates must be compatible with the institution’s Christian mission and purpose. Women, minorities and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.
About Southeastern University
Applicants should send completed SEU employment application http://www.seu.edu/employment/open-positions/ along with cover letter with vita/resume to:
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Lakeland, FL 33801
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