Accountant I in the Department of Accounting Services

Position ID: 36264
Location
Institution: 
Georgia Gwinnett College
College/Div/School: 
Business & Finance
Department: 
Accounting Services
Position Description
New Position?: 
Yes
Job Class: 
Accountant I
Job Description: 

 

Job Details
 
Position Title:  Accountant I
 
Job Category:  Staff
 
Department:  Accounting Services - 4007010210
 
Division:  Business & Finance
 
Required Documents:  Cover Letter, Resume
 
Position Statement:
 

Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 31st member of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. With a current enrollment of over 12,000 students, enrollment is projected to exceed 13,000 students in 2017, including both residential and commuter students. GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. Gwinnett County (pop. 850,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology. 

Description:
 

This position performs routine accounting activities and relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision of the Director, Daily Financial Operations. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintenance of the general ledger.
  • Preparation of various accounting statements and financial reports.
  • Accounts Payable functions.
  • This position performs other duties, as assigned.

SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience with excellent benefits.

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:
 
Minimum Qualifications
  • Two-year college degree or its equivalent with 0-2 years of experience in the accounting field or in a related field.
  • Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the accounting field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Four-year college degree.
  • 6 months of accounting experience.
Position Disclosure:
 

Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation and credit check if applicable to the position, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.

Physical Requirements

Position may require local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Applicant must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations.

Work Hours:  Position may require non-standard work hours (nights and weekends).
 
Position Status:  Full-Time
 
FLSA:  Non-exempt
 
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
Associates
Position Type: 
Staff
Dates
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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Status
Vacancy Status: 
ACTIVE

The hiring institution advertising this vacant position is responsible for the application, hiring procedures and content within this advertisement.  Please contact the institution for questions concerning this vacant position.

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