Accountant I

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Statesboro, GA, USA
  • Feb 08, 2020
Full time   Business/Financial Affairs/Financial Aid

Job Description

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Accountant I
Georgia Southern University



Requisition Number: STA002648

Department: 3900900201-Research Services & Sponsored

Position Status: Part-Time

Position Summary:
Research Services & Sponsored Programs. The Accountant I assists with overall Accounting and Financial Reporting University operations; safeguards University assets and manages internal controls to mitigate risks; manages internal controls ensuring that official financial records of University are current and accurate; develops and maintains reporting tools and guidelines to provide superior financial information to support University's mission, strategic management initiatives and vision; prepares integrated financial and statistical reports, statements, projections, and recommendations that may have long-term impact on funding for University. This is a 20-hour per week position.

Essential Functions
  • Performs related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University.
  • Prepares, reviews, and conducts analysis of applicable Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), Georgia Budgetary Law, and University System of Georgia policies and procedures.
  • Performs daily maintenance to University's financial system.
  • Prepares, reviews, and conducts analysis of University's annual financial statements by applying in-depth knowledge and analysis of applicable Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), Georgia Budgetary Law, and USG policies and procedures.
  • Works directly with the Georgia Department of Audits during annual financial audit to provide analysis and documentation for the University's Annual Financial Report.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

Minimum Education Required:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: No

Minimum Experience Required:
None

Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; legally authorized to work in the United States; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.

Preferred Education:


Preferred Experience::


Salary Range: $18,250 - $22,850

Job Open Date: 02/07/2020

Job Closing Date: 2/28/2020

Special Instructions Summary:

To apply, visit: https://employment.georgiasouthern.edu/postings/66573

Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-5468 or HR-TDD: (912) 478-0791.




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