Accountant

Position ID: 37089
Location
Institution: 
Gordon State College
College/Div/School: 
Gordon State College
Department: 
Business Office
Branch Campus: 
Barnesville, GA
Position Description
Job Class: 
Accountant
Job Description: 
Job Summary/Basic Function:

This position performs accounting duties related to a variety of department functions.

• Manages the asset management system.
• Assists with month-end closeout duties.
• Reconciles accounts to the general ledger.
• Recommends adjusting journal entries.
• Prepares bank reconciliations.
• Prepares payroll liability account reconciliations.
• Prepares monthly asset reconciliations.
• Prepares monthly analysis of selected funds.
• Reviews weekly accounts payable check runs.
• Assists in cash management oversight.
• Assists with grant and contract management.
• Prepares monthly reimbursement requests for grant funds.
• Prepares quarterly and annual reports, including ad hoc reports as requested by the Board of Regents.
• Assists with year-end closing.
• Assists with the preparation of annual financial reports.
• Assists with annual audits.
• Assists with the development of internal control review and risk management analysis.
• Assists in the development of the policies and procedures manual.
• Performs quarterly petty cash audit and reconciliation.
• Performs related duties.

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK
 The work consists of varied accounting duties. Strict regulations and the need for accuracy and confidentiality contribute to the complexity of the position.
 The purpose of this position is to perform accounting duties associated with a variety of department operations. Success in this position contributes to the efficiency, effectiveness and accuracy of those operations.

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.
• Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for two years.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION
 Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.
 Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
 Knowledge of University System of Georgia policies and procedures.
 Knowledge of college policies and procedures.
 Skill in decision making and problem solving.
 Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.
 Skill in oral and written communication.

Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
CIP Discipline Code: 
Fiscal Operations (GED, HS Dipl, Assoc or Bach Reqd) (Admin code)
Degree Levels: 
Bachelors
Position Type: 
Staff
Dates
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017
Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
Contact hiring institution for further details.
Recruitment Data
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