Staff Accountant

Postion Summary

This key position will assist/support the Accounting Unit, with limited supervision, in the performance of the job responsibilities required to maintain the accounting records of the College in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. The position is also expected to work closely with other staff members in the Finance Unit to meet goals and objectives. This position will receive policy and operation directions from the Comptroller.

Experience/Qualifications
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly bank reconciliations
  • Prepare daily cash reports
  • Assist in posting journal entries into the integrated financial system (Jenzabar)
  • Assist in maintaining general ledger through analyzing balances, reviewing transactions, and reconciling
  • Provide customer-oriented service to all internal and external constituents
  • Prepare/Review schedules and journal entries for month-end and year-end closes
  • Assist in activities associated with monthly and year-end financial closing
  • Prepare account analyses, reconciliations, and schedules for the annual audit and A-133 audit as needed
  • Serve as a “team player” in the Division of Finance and Administration to ensure that goals and objectives are met
  • Input annual operating budget into integrated financial system (Jenzabar)
  • Maintain records, reports, and files in an organized manner
  • Display the highest ethical and professional behavior in working with internal and external constituents
  • Other duties as required and assigned
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting is required. Master’s in accounting or business preferred
  • Four to five years of experience is required
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience with ERP systems and the willingness and ability to master new software systems
  • Strong financial analysis skills and excellent oral and written communication skills
Date of Position Opening
Salary
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Mail Documents to
Tougaloo College

Attention: Director of Human Resources

500 West County Line Road

Tougaloo, MS 39174

Fax Documents to
(601) 977-7866

 

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NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, DISABILITY, CITIZENSHIP, VETERAN STATUS, GENETIC
INFORMATION, GENDER IDENTITY; OR ANY OTHER LEGALLY PROTECTED STATUS. THE COLLEGE
PROHIBITS SEXUAL HARASSMENT, INCLUDING SEXUAL VIOLENCE.


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