Performs professional accounting work involving the recording, analysis and reporting of financial data in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and federal, state, university and NACUBO guidelines, in a major business area, such as student billing system, Federal Title IV programs, or General Accounting.
Maintains accounts in a major business area, including table maintenance, submission, reconciliation of data, account reviews and corrections.
Ensures that all system-related transactions are made in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and federal, state, university and NACUBO guidelines.
Researches complex issues and transactions and responds to customer accounting inquiries that cannot be resolved by junior staff.
Assists college/department business administrators with questions relating to the accounting activity.
Conducts contract compliance review to ensure adherence to terms and conditions of agreements.
Provides research information for special projects, reviews financial transactions, and resolves issues relating to reports to state and/or federal agencies.
Serves as mentor to new employees and coordinates office activities in the manager's absence.
Reviews departmental accounting practices to ensure compliance with guidelines; conducts review of department cash handling practices; conducts reviews of cash incident reports; follows up on cash deposit discrepancies; and recommends corrections and best practices.
Performs other job-related duties as required.
Bachelors and 3 years experience
Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience.
Additional Job Posting Information:
Department willing to accept education in lieu of experience.
This is not a remote position. Work hours (until employee displays job skill competency) will be 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. May be eligible for alternative work arrangement at manager's discretion.
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