Full-Time Accountant II - Northern Essex Community College
Northern Essex Community College
Location: Haverhill, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 155434
Location: Haverhill, MA Category: Classified Posted On: Thu Nov 3 2022 Job Description:
Full-Time Accountant II: Administration and Finance; 37.5 hours per week; AFSCME Unit I Position, Grade 16.
Summary: The successful candidate will be an excellent team player responsible for leading the full cycle accounts payables and accounts receivable processes for the college. Provide contract management, procurement and budget analyses and support for operating, capital, and grant activities. Support all internal and external audit activities and finance lead system projects and support department administrative activities.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Responsible for leading the full cycle accounts payables process for the college.
Responsible for non-student full cycle accounts receivable process for the college.
Provide contract management, procurement and budget analyses and support for operating, capital and grant activities.
Support all internal and external audit activities
Support finance system led projects.
Support department administrative activities
Knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting including terminology; GAAP, GAAS & GASB.
Knowledge of the methods of general report writing.
Ability to analyze and determine the applicability of accounting data, to draw conclusions and to make appropriate recommendations.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as financial reports, accounts and ledgers.
Ability to understand, apply and explain the laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, etc. governing assigned unit activities.
Ability to perform mathematical calculations using formulae to solve accounting problems.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to gather information by examining records and documents and through questioning individuals.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have at least:
(A) two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in accounting or auditing, or
(B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.
An Associate's degree with a major in accounting, business administration or business management may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required experience.*
A Bachelor's or higher degree with a major in accounting, business administration or business management may be substituted for the required experience.*
*Education toward such a degree with be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.
Mass State and higher education accounting experience
Solid accounting knowledge and experience in accounts payables, account receivables and budget processes and systems
Ellucian Banner experience
Budget system/software experience
Bilingual English Spanish
Experience working with and supporting a culturally diverse population.
BACKGROUND CHECK: Candidates will be required to pass a CORI and SORI check as a condition of employment.
COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: Candidates for employment should be aware that all Northern Essex Community College students, faculty and staff are required to be fully vaccinated by January, 2022. Accordingly, initial employment is dependent upon receipt and verification of full vaccination status records; details of how to fulfill vaccine record verification requirements will be provided during the hire and onboarding process.
GRADE AND SALARY: $1,919.16 - $2,720.74 biweekly ($49,898.16 - $ 70,739.24 annually). An appointment from outside the bargaining unit (AFSCME) must start at Step I of the range. Complete fringe benefit package including competitive health insurance, free dental insurance, basic life insurance, long-term disability insurance, paid sick, vacation and personal leave, educational benefits for employee/spouse/dependents, and excellent retirement benefits.
NECC is a public, two-year college that offers comprehensive academic programs of study leading to the Associate in Arts degree, the Associate in Science degree and Certificates of program completion.Our dedicated teaching faculty accept with enthusiasm the challenge of responding properly to the differing backgrounds of their students and, at the same time, directing and leading them toward broader understandings. Our faculty are deeply involved in the planning of each class and in the achievement of each student, and are equally dedicated to personal achievement. As well as the specialized academic opportunities and tutoring that the college provides for our students, our faculty have the time and the commitment to advise as well as instruct students, and to provide support and encouragement.