Senior Accountant

first_img* Briefly describe your experience referenced in the previousquestion. Do not enter ‘See Resume'(Open Ended Question)* Have you supervised personnel a minimum of two years?YesNo * Are you a CPA? Please provide documentation.Active CPACurrent CPA CandidateNo Documents financial transactions by entering accountinformation.Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financialreporting and general ledger structure.Prepares monthly, quarterly and year-end accounting entries andfinancial reports.Works with Senior Accountant/Budget Officer to ensure a cleanand timely year end audit.Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzingaccount information.Prepares journal entries and reconciles various general ledgeraccounts.Interacts with outside agencies, independent auditors andcollege community.Assists in the development and implementation of new proceduresand features to enhance the workflow of the department.Review and recommend changes to workflow and internal controlas needed.Provides support to grants accountant to include financialreporting preparation.Establishes new account numbers.Prepares the federal and state reports at year end.Monitors, prepares reports, and invoices for all capitalimprovement projects funded by state and county government.Investigates and resolves any issues with capital leases,journal entries, or incorrect payments.Assists with the preparation of financial statements andfootnotes for the fiscal year end audit.Works with auditors to provide end of year informationregarding fixed asset schedules, leases, statement of cash flows,and notes to the financial statements.Complies with federal, state, and local financial legalrequirements.Performs other duties as assigned. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If youselected ‘Other’ please indicate source:(Open Ended Question) CriteriaCRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteriaused in the final hiring decision, will be used to review theapplications of those persons who meet the stated minimumqualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will beinterviewed. Other information and observations made during theinterview process may be considered in the selection process.Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application.Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed belowfor this position.Prepares, examines, and analyzes accounting records, financialstatements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy,completeness and conformance to reporting and proceduralstandards. Must be available to work Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30p.m. Work schedule subject to change based on the needs of thedepartment.Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and writtenstandard English.As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to presentacceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are aU.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.A background investigation will be conducted prior to offer ofemployment. A signed authorization for release of personalinformation will be required if selected for an interview. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?HERCHigherEd JobsHispanic OutlookIndeedPersonal ReferralPGCC WebsiteSocial Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)The Chronicle of Higher EdThe Washington PostOther: Please indicate belowEducause Is Background Check Required?YesPosting NumberPGCC130311/12Open Date02/09/2021Close DateOpen Until FilledYesBackground Check StatementA background investigation will be conducted prior to offer ofemployment. A signed authorization for release of personalinformation will be required if selected for an interview.Special Instructions to ApplicantsPosting Specific QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Job Vacancy AnnouncementPosition TitleSenior AccountantPosition TypeStaffDepartmentFinancial AffairsFLSAExemptUnion/Non UnionNon UnionFull Time or Part TimeFull TimeGrade15Salary RangeHiring Salary Range$71,897 to $79,087/AnnuallyFixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)Regular or TemporaryRegularJob Description SummaryResponsible for the day-to-day operation and management of aneffective financial reporting and internal control program thatadequately supports the institution. This includes grantsaccounting, accounts payable, account reconciliations, journalentries, account creation, and accounting entries for capitalimprovement projects.Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in accounting required. CPA preferred.Minimum of 5 years of public accounting with accounting and/orauditing firm, preferred.Minimum of 5 years experience in governmental and/or fundaccounting, preferred.Minimum of 3 years of Higher Institution accounting,preferred.Minimum of 3 years of Auditing experience, preferred.Ability to assess priorities, assign resources and maintaincomposure and diplomacy at all times.Strong project management skills, with the ability toproactively manage a variety of projects and timelines; demonstrateinitiative, resourcefulness and an ability to manage multipleassignments and deliverable.Demonstrated ability to contribute to a culture of excellence,integrity and accountability.Superior work ethic and a dedication to the highest workquality and job excellence.Experience working with a complex financial managementsystem. Job Requirements * Which of the following best describes your level of completededucation? (Education details must be included in yourapplication.)Master’s Degree or above from an accreditedcollege/universityBachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/universityAssociate’s Degree from an accredited college/universityOne to two years of college credit (30 credit hours isequivalent to one year)Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/universityHigh School Diploma or GEDNone of the above Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsResumeCover LetterOptional DocumentsLetter of Recommendation 1Letter of Recommendation 2Otherlast_img