The Staff Accountant reports directly to the Accounting manager and is responsible for various accounting, financial and analytical tasks for the purpose of supporting the accounting functional responsibilities of the Controller's Office.
We seek applicants with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and a minimum of 2 years of relevant accounting experience. The selected candidate will demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, be detail-oriented, and possess the ability to multitask and prioritize work in a fast-paced environment. They will have the ability to grasp new concepts quickly and efficiently, as well as the ability to work independently.
General online cash deposits through banking system.
Prepare journal entries for expense transfers, budget transfers and chargebacks, while ensuring appropriate documentation is attached to the request.
Monthly reconciliation of the Student Federal Loans, bank account activities to the General Ledger including analysis of the daily and weekly reconciliations, and appropriate resolutions of reconciling items and discrepancies.
Maintains and handles the accounting for Munson Williams Proctor Institute general ledger and student accounts. Detailed analysis of activities on each student account and preparation of necessary schedules to determine the appropriate invoice to process and clear the account balances.
Posting of IA gifts into the general ledger.
Record lease journal entries on a monthly basis.
Balance sheet account reconciliations for assigned general ledger accounts.
Bank account reconciliations for assigned bank accounts.
Perform all other duties or special projects as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting:
Experience: Minimum of 2 years of experience preferably in higher education, general ledger accounting, bank reconciliations and some treasury function experience.
Skills: Working knowledge and experience in integrated accounting system, mainframe computer system, and PC software applications; Excel, Word, and Windows preferred. Strong oral and written communication skills also required
Please submit your cover letter and resume. If you are selected for an interview, please be prepared to provide at least 5 References via our on-line reference tool system. At least 2 of your References must be, or have been, your direct managers.
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