Accountant

Position ID: 37499
Location
Institution: 
East Georgia State College
College/Div/School: 
Accounting Services
Position Description
New Position?: 
No
Job Class: 
Accountant
Job Description: 
Job Description Summary

This position is responsible for assisting in directing and managing the college’s accounting services functions.

Major Duties

Duties are assigned based upon the education and experience of the employee. Duties may include working in the BANNER student information system and the PeopleSoft accounting system in the areas cash management, student accounts, continuous audit, accounts receivable, accounts payable, purchasing, payroll, asset management, budget preparation and financial reporting, internal control and general ledger accounting and other duties as assigned.

Knowledge Required by the Position

• Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
• Knowledge of college operations, finance, business and budgeting.
• Knowledge of accounting and internal control procedures and standards.
• Knowledge of Board of Regents policies and procedures.
• Knowledge of job related financial software programs.
• Skill to make timely decisions.
• Skill in the operation of computers and job related software programs.
• Skill in decision making and problem solving.
• Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.
• Skill in oral and written communication.

Supervisory Controls

The Director assigns work in terms of very general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures and the nature and propriety of the final results.

Guidelines

Guidelines include Board of Regents rules and regulations, state and federal regulations, and generally accepted accounting principles. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application.

Complexity/Scope of Work  
Contacts

• Contacts are typically with co-workers, other college personnel, faculty, staff, students, vendors, elected and appointed officials, representatives of other colleges and universities, alumni, business and community leaders, bankers, and members of the general public.
• Contacts are typically give or exchange information, to resolve problems, to motivate or influence persons, or to justify, defend or settle matters.

Physical Demands

• The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table.
• The work is typically performed in an office.

Supervisory and Management Responsibility  
Minimum Qualifications

• Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field.
• Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand basic accounting principles and perform duties with minimum supervision, usually associated with one year experience or service.

Preferred Qualifications  
Requested Updates/Changes to Position Description  

Posting Detail Information

AA/EEO Statement

Individuals who need reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at 478-289-2035. Deaf and Hard of Hearing callers may access our campus phone numbers by utilizing your state relay service (such as the Georgia Relay Service) or by utilizing Video Remote Services. East Georgia State College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Tobacco-free Institution, Federal law requires ID and employment eligibility verification prior to employment. Georgia is an Open Records state. East Georgia State College (EGSC) is an associate and baccalaureate degree granting, residential, liberal arts state college of the University System of Georgia, providing its students access to both academically transferable programs of study, collaborative programs in occupation-related fields, and targeted baccalaureate level degrees. East Georgia State College is accredited by the University System of Georgia, providing its students access to academically transferable programs of study, collaborative programs in occupation-related fields, and targeted baccalaureate level degrees. East Georgia State College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of East Georgia State College.

Complete College Georgia

East Georgia State College strives to create and maintain a learning environment maximizing the opportunity for each student to succeed. Each individual student’s academic success is important. Accordingly, every employee of the college has a responsibility to carry out his/her position duties in a manner which enhances the learning environment and communicates that message to students each working day.

This position description describes the specific duties and responsibilities of this position. In addition, each EGSC staff member has the responsibility to contribute as needed to other projects and initiatives to assure that EGSC carries out its mission and attains its vision. This may, from time to time, require active participation on committees or performance of other duties not specifically described in this position description.

Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
Institution Employment Link:
CIP Discipline Code: 
Fiscal Operations (GED, HS Dipl, Assoc or Bach Reqd) (Admin code)
Degree Levels: 
Bachelors
Position Type: 
Staff
Required Qualifications
Experience: 
1 year
Dates
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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Recruitment Data
Status
Vacancy Status: 
ACTIVE

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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822
E-Mail: ch@uga.edu

Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Louis C Castenell, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator

Sandra Gilbreth, Admin Assistant II