Job Details Job Location: Albertus Magnus College - NEW HAVEN, CT
Reporting to the Controller, and working closely with the entire Business Office Staff, the staff accountant maintains and compiles financial reports and statements in compliance with government regulations and requirements. The role includes analyzing balance sheet accounts, managing general ledger accounts, updating information related to the financial statements, maintaining accounts, assist in the payroll process, preparing financial reports, and to assist in evaluating financial performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts. Assist with accounts receivable in coordination with Bursars Office. Assist with accounts payable to help with invoice processing.
Monitors revenue and expenses for departmental or unit accounts; ensures expenditure control and compliance with funding and reporting requirements, College policy, and standard accounting procedures.
Constructs routine spreadsheet applications, prepares financial data for input into finance systems, and generates reports; performs calculations which may include interest and depreciation.
Coordinates the preparation of regularly scheduled and special billings, costs reports, analyses, studies, inventories, various other reports.
Analyzes, reconciles, balances, and maintains accounting records; assists with budget and special financial reports.
Reviews, and processes budget, revenue, expense, payroll, and related correcting entries and may prepare bank reconciliations.
May assist in audit activities.
Enter credit card detail into colleague and assist accounts payable in getting invoices in the system
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Prepares and maintains daily cash flow report
Mathematical aptitude and interest in finance
High level of attention to detail
Strong organizational skills, proactive approach
Strong written, oral and interpersonal skills
Ability to multitask
Strong computer skills including Excel, Word and accounting software Colleague (desirable)
EDUCATION Bachelors degree in accounting. Bachelors degree in a related field with relevant experience considered.
KNOWLEDGE | SKILLS | ABILITIES
Familiarity with financial processing and reporting systems
Excellent oral and written interpersonal skills and ability to communicate clearly with students, colleagues, and external constituents
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Able to function independently while operating effectively within a team environment
SPECIAL WORK SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS Occasional evening and some weekend hours required.
Albertus Magnus College has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the College community. Albertus Magnus College is an equal opportunity employer and invites all qualified applicants to consider this opportunity and to apply.
Albertus Magnus College thrives as a diverse and dynamic institution serving 1,500 students in three distinct degree programs: traditional undergraduate, accelerated adult undergraduate and master’s degrees. Through its liberal arts and professional educational offerings and its long- standing excellence in student-centered, values-based education, Albertus Magnus College is a shining example of modern day education. The Albertus campus provides a distinctive environment for students, faculty and staff. The College’s 50-acre, park-like campus, within walking distance to downtown New Haven, is located in one of the city’s most distinguished residential neighborhoods, Prospect Hill, which features both early 20th century mansions and modern architectural gems. Numerous academic, student services, and athletic facilities grace the campus, which serve as an attraction to prospective students. The Mission Statement of Albertus Magnus College is to provide men and women with an education that promotes the search for truth in all its dimensions and is practical in its application.